WEST, (aka LAGERFEUER), from left: Tristan Gobel, Jordis Triebel, 2013. ©Main Street Films

West

The recent German film West (original title Lagerfeuer), set during the cold war has one central message – be careful what you wish for. For many in the same situation the other side of the Ber...
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A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

A film released today has to have some sort of hook to entice audiences. The market place is beyond saturation with usually more than fifteen new movies hitting the big screen every week. It’s ...
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Entourage

Some see the celebrating of success as an issue. They want to see people struggle for their reward to enhance the payoff. The TV series Entourage thrust viewers into a world where lead character Vinn...
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Mr Holmes

The welcome trend of producing high quality drama for a more mature audience continues with the film Mr Holmes which is based on the novel A Slight Trick Of The Mind By Mitch Cullen. Ian McKellen sta...
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Phoenix

The recent German film Phoenix poses a single question. Who are we if we lose the characteristics that defines us? In the case of the film, it is the face. Set against the backdrop of post war German...
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The Legend Of Barney Thomson – Trailer

Opening the 2015 Edinburgh international film festival is the world premiere of The Legend Of Barney Thomson. It marks the directorial debut from acclaimed Scottish actor Robert Carlyle. In addition ...
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Spy

The new movie Spy sees Melissa McCarthy take a leading role role for the first time in her career. Over the last decade, she has shown that she is a fine comedy actor on television and in a Series of...
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Everyone’s Going To Die – Trailer

After successful and critically acclaimed screenings at film festivals worldwide, the British film Everyone’s Going To Die is getting a UK cinema release. The film stars German actor Nora Tschi...
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Bridge of Spies – First Trailer

Tom Hanks rarely makes a bad film – I’m pretending The Da Vinci Code didn’t happen – and Bridge of Spies seems to continue this run of intense, thought-provoking performances....
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Danny Collins

Recently Al Pacino brought his one man show to the U.K. According to reports it was very much like going to a rock concert. When he stepped on stage he received a standing ovation for five minutes, b...