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


Matangi/ Maya/ M.I.A. : Dogwoof documentary detaling the life of singer/ artist/ activist M.I.A.

Coming out though documentary purveyors Dogwoof the documentary Matangi/ Maya/ MIA details the life of singer, artist, activist’s Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam colourful if tumultuous journey from refugee to pop stardom.

September 25, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


Skate Kitchen: An Interview with director Crystal Moselle and cast

There is something unique about skating.

September 24, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Oliver Stark – Lighting Our Fire

He’s the rebellious firefighter you can’t help but love on the hit television series 9-1-1 and now, actor Oliver Stark is eager to show you another side of ‘Buck’ in season two.

September 24, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentTV


A Simple Favour: Gone girl goes funny in macabre, entertaining thriller

Following the recent trend set by Gone Girl in 2014, to have a mystery around the plot of a missing woman case, A Simple Favour sets itself apart by leaning into the comedy and dark humour that its’ leads Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively excel at.

September 21, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


TIFF 2018: First Man

Before landing with the opportunity to review First Man at this year’s TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival), I’d assumed that the first man to set foot on the moon would have had an immensely outgoing and self-confident personality (similar to Buzz Aldrin and Lightyear).

September 20, 2018 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment


Climax: Gaspar Noe excels in pulsating, drug fuelled horror trip

Described by its own director as influenced by Ken Russell’s infamous The Devils (1971), Gaspar Noe’s Climax (2018) is exemplarily of what makes the director such a controversially perceived director; sex, drugs, evocative images.

September 19, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


TIFF 2018: Where Hands Touch

You know those kinds of movies where you become acquainted with strangers sitting around you, because no one can help but gasp aloud or keep words from escaping their mouths? Introducing,Where Hands Touch by writer and director Amma Asante.

September 17, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


The Rider: An Interview with Brady Jandreau

The Rider is director’s Chloe Zhao’s second feature and like its predecessor its set in the depths of South Dakota, specifically at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

September 16, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


TIFF 2018: Tell It To The Bees

Now, for someone such as me that has a slight phobia of bees, I have to say, this movie might have helped me overcome that a little.

September 11, 2018 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment


Yardie – Idris Elba’s solid if patchy directorial debut

Idris Elba’s solid directorial debut shows he should probably direct as well as star in the next Bond.

September 10, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


The Miseducation of Cameron Post – An Interview with Desiree Akhavan

We posted a review on The Miseducation of Cameron Post earlier on this week; set in the early 90’s, its a coming-of-age drama about teenager Cameron (Chloe Grace Moretz) who gets caught having sex with her female friend and is then sent off to a conversion therapy centre, God’s Promise by her conservative aunt.

September 7, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Cold War – Pawel Pawlowski’s enchantingly gorgeous post-war Polish love story

Director Pawel Pawlowski is Poland’s first ever Oscar winner for his eerily mesmerising road movie Ida.

September 6, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview