Take One Action 2018 lineup announced

Katharine Gemmell 14 August 2018 Anote’s Ark Themes featured in this year’s festival include female empowerment, the struggle for true democracy and the reality of displacement Take One Action, the UK’s leading social change film festival, is returning for its 11th edition this Autumn. The festival comes to Edinburgh and Glasgow on the 12–23 September…

Unbearing short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★Directed by: Aidan WeaverStarring: Mary Katherine O’Donnell, Jennifer Trudrung, Reginald Heinish, Jenna GoforthShort Film Review by: Darren Tilby Unbearing is a film that sits – with no uncertainty – in the horror genre; something made clear within seconds as the opening credits begin: the music, setting the scene, exudes an atmosphere of apprehensive dread, one…

Trophy Boy short film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Emrhys Cooper Starring: Emrhys Cooper, Anthony Johnson, Gerald Mcullough, Donal Brophy LGBT Film Review by: Jack Bottomley Social media and the modern cult of celebrity has become a two-headed beast in many ways. Once upon a time a celebrity was considered someone who had achieved fame through his or her work in the…

McQueen film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui Starring: Alexander McQueen Film Review by: Rachel Willis   The life of iconic fashion designer Alexander McQueen is the subject of director Ian Bonhôte’s documentary, McQueen. With writer and co-director Peter Ettedgui, Bonhôte creates a richly artistic dive into the controversial designer’s life and art.   Dividing his portrait…

Replica short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Sanket DurshettiwarStarring: Dipti SalunkheShort Film Review by: Owen Herman   With little dialogue and few characters Replica manages to tell a powerful and tragic story. Director Sanket Durshettiwar manages to build an atmosphere and use visual storytelling to convey a devastating message about the harsh lives that some live.  Tejas Padave provides…