Pixels – Short Film

With the forthcoming UK cinema release of Pixels this week it is an opportune moment to look back at the 2010 short film that inspired the feature. The inventive short was directed by Patrick Jean. 

Coming Attractions

Experimental cinema by its very nature pushes forward the way we view and interact with films. Techniques and ideas developed by artists and pioneers have resulted in some of the aspects of modern ci...

A Letter To Elia

Elia Kazan is one of those film makers whose name may not be instantly recognisable to many, but it is almost guaranteed that they have seen at least one of his films. Responsible for such classics a...

Salt

The transition from concept to screen can be a difficult and testing one for a movie. There are so many steps and barriers that have to be addressed before a single image is committed to film. It doe...

The Puzzle

The most effective horror films are the ones that don’t reveal much. Personally I find the Blair Witch Project much more terrifying than Hostel (for example). Granted I wouldn’t be quick to cho...

The Disappearance of Alice Creed

A film with only three actors, four locations, a first time director and a budget that wouldn’t cover the catering for a major movie needs to have everything going its way just to make an impre...