The remarkable 1927 silent film Siliva the Zulu will get a special screening, along with a live music soundtrack and a post-screening Q&A at the Exeter Phoenix.
The Need for Weed is a stoner comedy or – Stonersploitation (thank you wikipedia) – grown out of North Devon that is gaining an internet following.
Vision is a new haunting film by Scott Stevens that investigates premonition and insanity.
Back and in ‘Ultramarionation’, Gerry Anderson’s son Jamie is set to realise one of his father’s creating and explode his legacy.
In The Art of the Steal, Hollywood legend Kurt Russell stars as Crunch Calhoun, a motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief who teams up with his no-good brother Nicky (Matt Dillon) to steal a priceless historical book from a Customs warehouse in Canada.
Thanks to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment we have three copies of The Art of the Steal on Blu-ray to give away to a handful of lucky readers. To stand a chance of winning one of these great prizes, please answer the following question:
Q: If media reports are to be believed, Kurt Russell has enjoyed local pub lunches with which Devon musician in recent years?
- a) Joss Stone
- b) Chris Martin
- c) Matt Bellamy
Please email entries to: [email protected] before 12 noon on Wednesday 5th November.
Please include your full name and postal address.
Mark your entries “The Art of the Steal Competition”.
This competition is eligible to residents of Devon & Cornwall only.
Please limit entries to one per household. Winning entries will be drawn at random.
The editor’s decision is final.
Wings, a ground-breaking aeronautical flick, which the first film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture in 1929, is at the Exeter Picturehouse as a World War I Centenary Screening.
Miss You Already is a ‘story of love, loss and laughter’ staring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette, directed by Catherine Hardwicke and written by Morwenna Banks.
A “really outstanding landmark, comparable to the Royal Festival Hall and Coventry Cathedral” and not normally open to the public is the setting for one of a series of film events this autumn in surprising locations.
The Homesman was in the running for a Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and marks a second outing for atmospheric directing from Tommy Lee Jones, who stars in the film along with Oscar magnet Hilary Swank.
A Story For Happy – a 20 minute short being shot on location in Cornwall in October – tells the emotional tale of a girl who flees from an abusive home in an attempt to finally see the sea.
Exeter Phoenix in collaboration with Through a Different Lens celebrates Black History Month with a special screening of three films that reflect African and Caribbean culture. Through a Different Lens, run by Jocelyn Chandler-Hawkins, aims to promote and showcase films which celebrate African and Caribbean culture via screenings and Q&A sessions.
Sing Your Song, screened on 12 October, surveys the life and times of the singer and activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer, to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, the film shows how Belafonte’s groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rightsmovement and impacted many other social justice movements. Continue reading
Book-writing buddy of D&CFilm, et al, Lisa Glass has signed a movie option on her Newquay YA surf novel Blue.