Our 2nd installment of film’s we managed to catch this week the International Film Festival & Awards – Macao.
You will find us in the Far East this week, specifically in Macao where we’ve been invited to cover the International Film Festival & Awards Macao.
Set in the rough streets of Beirut, Nadine Labaki has written and directed a marvellous film dealing with all the grim realities of child poverty and neglect.
A group of four friends get together on a narrow boat holiday, boozily cruising the South East countryside’s ducts and locks, where over the course boundaries come down to reveal their middle-age discontent.
Here at Candid we had the privilege to be invited to a series of lectures by Bafta dedicated to the art of screenwriting for films.
December 3, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Admittedly I was sacrilegiously unaware of Hirokazu Koreeda’s previous work, before Shoplifters came along into my awareness after winning the Palme D’or at Cannes last June.
Technology has always allowed advances in cinema, whether that be through storytelling or graphics, here the two meet as Ralph and Vanellope traverse the internet.
Susie Bannion (played brilliantly by Dakota Johnson) is drawn to mid 70s Berlin to audition for a world-renowned dance company.
Hot on the trails of his Oscar winning film A Fantastic Woman, Chilean director Sebastian Lelio returns with Disobedience, a simmering, dark romance that tackles themes of isolation, sexuality and freedom within the Orthodox Jewish community.
I was first alerted to Harris Dickinson through his mesmeric performance in Beach Rats, released last year, where he played a closeted Brooklyn delinquent with a secret penchant for meeting older men online.
Assassination Nation is unabashedly intense – and this is both its strength and downfall; the factor that could either draw you in or put you off.
A dishevelled American flag lightly sways in the breeze over a post-apocalyptic village scene, situated along the Hudson River.
Set six months after the previous Fantastic Beasts film, the audience is quickly thrust into the action with the introduction of Grindelwald.
Dead in a week (or your money back) is set against the grey streets of South London, where our lead William (Aneurin Barnard) aims to kill himself.
Chilean director Sebastien Lelio returns with an equally passionate endeavour Disobedience, a follow up to his mesmeric Oscar winning A Fantastic Woman, about a trans woman who after the sudden passing of her older boyfriend, she is rendered powerless by his family.
November 14, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Our last installment of picks we’ve managed to see at the BFI London Film Festival last week.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that Damien Chazelle’s newest film, First Man, is something of a radical departure for the Oscar winning director of La La Land and Whiplash.
October 25, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
After over-dosing on bucket loads of candy coupled with a fair few pints of beer at the Halloween (2018) inspired press screening of its latest instalment, I was hoping my intoxication would help take the edge off a bit.
Some more of our picks of films we’ve seen throughout the week at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.
Following the success of his memorably comedic performances in Blockers, Neighbors and Snatched, actor and filmmaker Ike Barinholtz brings The Oath to cinemas.
October 20, 2018 | Film + Entertainment