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★ Directed by: Matthew Miele Starring: George Clooney, Wes Anderson, Jon Hamm, Naomi Campbell, Anjelica Huston Film Review by: Rachel Willis   There are a few directions a film can take when focusing on a hotel with the kind of history as the Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan. A historical retrospective of its place in New York…

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★★★★Directed by: David CaveWritten by: David CaveStarring: Ilena Cardy, Joseph Khaliffa, Jessie Cave and Jimmy HargriShort Film Review by: Rachel Pullen   Self harm, to some people it’s a way of dealing with their anxiety and stress, helping them come to terms with certain situations in their life, and in the case of Girl and…

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★★★★★ Directed by: Will Nash Written by: Will Nash Starring: Amy Doyle and Matthew Castle Short Film Review by: Hannah Sayer Lady is a funny and informative exploration of “ladette” culture. The phenomenon was popular in the 90s and subverted societal norms of how a woman should act. Lady’s eponymous protagonist delights in doing her…

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Press Releases > Film Festivals > High Peak Indie       “High Peak Independent Film Festival”, a festival celebrating national and international filmmaking talent, returns for its second year this June in New Mills.   The High Peak Independent Film Festival taking place at New Mills Art Theatre from Thursday 14th June to Sunday…

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★★★★   Directed by: Michael Pearce Starring: Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James Film Review by: Hope Madden   An outsider love story, a chilly whodunit, a psychological thriller—<em>Beast</em> is all and none of these.   This remarkably assured first feature from writer/director Mark Pearce keeps its focus on Moll (Jessie Buckley), the highly-scrutinized woman…

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★★★★Directed by: Alexander TuschinskiWritten by: Alexander TuschinskiStarring: Alexander Tuschinski, Kelly Holland, Bonifacio TontoDocumentary Film Review by: Chris Olson   Electric with myth, legend, and hearsay, short documentary Mission: Caligula is the exciting story behind filmmaker Alexander Tuschinski’s devotion and ongoing plan to restore a version of the notorious seventies film Caligula. However, unlike most movie…

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★★★ Directed by: John Cameron Mitchell Starring: Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp, Nicole Kidman Film Review by: Hope Madden   Oh, the fish out of water tale. What if X found itself in Y: a mermaid in New York City, an American werewolf in London, an alien in Croydon? What hijinks could arise!   Elle Fanning…

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★★ Directed by: Dom Lenoir Starring: Matt Hookings, Justin McDonald, Michael McKell, Alan Ford, Hannah Waddingham, Ian Pirie, Olwen Catherine Kelly Indie Film Review by: Jack Gibbs   Winter Ridge centres on detective Ryan Barnes (Matt Hookings), a once idealistic upholder of the law now eking his way through an oppressively numb existence after a…

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom review

Emma Simmonds 6 June 2018 Those dinosaurs are at it again in this overloaded but entertaining fifth entry in the franchise ‘Save the dinosaurs from an island that’s about to explode. What could go wrong?’ quips raptor wrangler Owen Grady (Chris Pratt), knowing full well the answer is quite a bit, and fast, in a…