I Think We’re Alone Now: Low fi post apocalyptic drama hits the spot

A dishevelled American flag lightly sways in the breeze over a post-apocalyptic village scene, situated along the Hudson River.

November 19, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Franchise’s sophomore is pure fan indulgence

Set six months after the previous Fantastic Beasts film, the audience is quickly thrust into the action with the introduction of Grindelwald.

November 16, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


Dead In A Week (Or Your Money Back): Noir comedy is neither dark or funny

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.

November 15, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


Forbidden Love: A look at religion in LGBTQ+ films

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 appears to have no rights after the passing of her older boyfriend.

November 14, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


LFF 2018: Our final picks for this year’s BFI London Film Festival

Our last installment of picks we’ve managed to see at the BFI London Film Festival last week.

October 28, 2018 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment


Damien Chazelle: Sacrifice on Screen

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


Halloween : A tame reboot of horror’s most successful franchise

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.

October 23, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


LFF 2018: More of our picks of this year’s BFI London Film Festival

Some more of our picks of films we’ve seen throughout the week at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.

October 21, 2018 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment


The Oath – A Candid Interview

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


LFF 2018: Some our picks of this year’s BFI London Film Festival

Here at Candid Magazine we’ve had the awfully gruelling task of attending countless screenings throughout the week for BFI London Film Festival, at various cinemas in Central London.

October 17, 2018 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment


LFF 2018: Bad Reputation

A new documentary on the life of Joan Jett only leads you to consider why it hasn’t this been done sooner.

October 17, 2018 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment


Ryan Gosling – A Candid Conversation

Ryan Gosling stars as ‘Neil Armstrong’ in the highly-anticipated biopic from Universal Pictures entitled First Man, now playing in cinemas.

October 13, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Rupert Everett Interview – ‘The Happy Prince’

Candid’s Jeff Conway talks to Rupert Everett about his latest film project.

October 11, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Climax: An Interview with director Gaspar Noe

Climax is horror, shock, sex and freak show, amalgamated into an continual pulsating sequence, exploring the dark depths of the human psyche under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs.

October 7, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Movio – The Future of Cinema

Candid’s Jeff Conway talks to Will Palmer of Movio about the future of cinema.

October 6, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


TIFF 2018: The Front Runner

It was at the foot of the incredible Rocky Mountains that provided Gary Hart with the perfect backdrop to the perfect speech.

October 4, 2018 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment


Night School – A Comedy With Punch

Candid’s Fashion & Entertainment Editor, Jeff Conway sits down with American actor and comedian, Kevin Hart.

September 28, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


A Star Is Born: Lady Gaga’s channels Barbara Streisand in her finest moment

A film starring Lady Gaga is bound to generate some hype around a movie, as is currently the case with ‘A Star Is Born’ a befitting role as singer-songwriter Ally who meets and falls in love with troubled, alcoholic country star Jackson Maine played by Bradley Cooper, who also directs in possibly a career best.

September 27, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


TIFF 2018: Colette

Based on a true story in late 19th century France, we first meet the stunning Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, (Keira Knightly) in her country surroundings, sauntering the open fields with her long braided hair, without a care in the world.

September 26, 2018 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment