A South Devon-based music video shoot is looking for cast.
A new cinema along with more unique festivals that combine music, art, film and food are in store at the Exeter Phoenix, with a wedge of cash to increase its facilities.
There are few actors who could be more mesmerising than Deborah Kerr. So imagine the mesmerising Kerr being mesmerised! Couple this with creepy kids, Michael Redgrave and list of screenwriters which includes Truman Capote. That’s what Jack Clayton‘s 1961 film The Innocents is all about – plus the whole haunting thing.
Six years after the death of her husband, downtrodden Amelia (Essie Davis, The Slap) is at the end of her tether. She struggles to discipline her maladjusted six-year-old son, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), and his out-of-control behaviour sees him excluded from school.
Both watching and making films can be a creative and challenging release, and that sense of seeing what you’ve had a hand in on the big screen (or any screen for that matter) can be hard to beat. Couple that with a live performance, and you’re onto something special. This is just what’s going to happen in Bath when a group of young carers not only make a film, but perform a live soundtrack accompaniment to its screening.
You can’t swing a cape without hitting some superhero or another, but now Captain America himself, Chris Evans, is battling emotions rather than baddies in the new offbeat romantic comedy (that’s romcom to you), Playing it Cool.
In Kung-Fu Killer Donnie Yen (Ip Man) stars as Hahou, a former martial arts instructor imprisoned after accidentally killing an opponent. However, when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, Hahou offers to help the police capture him in return for his freedom.
In the hard-hitting Gutshot, George Eads (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) stars as Jack, a degenerate gambler who finds himself out of his depth when he is befriended by the charismatic but unscrupulous millionaire Duffy (Stephen Lang, Avatar). Add larger-than-life loan shark Paulie Trunks (Steven Seagal) into the mix and you have a recipe for carnage!
The intriguing exhibition Art & Soul: Victorians and the Gothic exhibition at Exeter’s RAMM has spawned a series of gothic film screenings, accompanied by introductory talks.
Monday night movie experiences have to be one of the best ways to start the week. And when you see a film about the blurry lines between a real and imagined life at the end of mystery tour, the rest of the week will fade into a drab mire of a purely constructed reality.
It starts with climate change confusion and ends with intergalactic triumph, the sci fi camp of 1980’s ‘gliterball of day-glo lunacy that is Flash Gordon’ is a pleasure to behold. Especially when the Mondo Monday crowd are pulling the levers and twisting the dials as they circle to land their cinematic showdown on your psyche.