Conceived as an idea by DJ and producer Rob da Bank, and his wife Josie, Bestival started life as a small music festival on the Isle of Wight, and quickly gained a reputation for being one the summer highlights of the UK, and the last festival of the season.
It is something of a struggle to try and sum up an event like Obonjan.
Not to be mistaken for an event dedicated to all things with a cab and four wheels, Truck Festival is a small unassuming music event in Oxfordshire with the energy and heart to rival many of its larger alternatives.
Playing to a crowd of hungover, sun stricken festival goers on the last of three days in 32-degree heat is no mean feat.
Set amongst the beautiful lawns and majestic trees of the Royal Hyde Park, this concert series began in 2013, with The Rolling Stones reliving their seminal 1969 live concert in the park.
Falling in love with a film is no different from falling in love with a person.
As well as Oslo, August 31st, the Nordic Film Festival 2012 featured Troll Hunter, which I saw one late Saturday night at Leicester Square’s Prince Charles Theatre.
Foreign art cinema often challenges its audiences to view motion pictures from a new perspective, presenting a radical departure away from conventional archetypes of dominant Hollywood cinema.
It’s no news that film-making is a male-driven medium in a male-driven world but it’s encouraging to see women slowly but steadily claim a place in the spotlight and most importantly, a stronger voice in the zeitgeist.
The Ritzy is a rare gem of a cinema, shining amongst the gritty streets of Brixton and for four days recently it was the location for Underwire festival 2012; the UK’s only short film festival dedicated to the cinematic work of women.
Whether you’re a die-hard Asian film fan or new to Korean Cinema, The London Korean Film Festival offers an excitingly varied bill.
Whenever I think of animation, especially at the cinema, my mind always rushes straight to Pixar and Disney without much hesitation.
Foreign film directors often find themselves comprehensively confined to a large number of frontiers that limit their works from reaching a large international market and as such many classic filmic triumphs remain unseen by the masses.
During this year’s BFI London Film Festival there is plenty of opportunity to view many wonderful movies that will open your eyes to different world views that until now have been private and hidden in the minds of directors, writers and artists.
Dark comic diva-melodrama come psychological thrillers don’t get any better than this! Whatever Happened to Baby Jane is a classic for many reasons.