An Exeter filmmaker has been given the opportunity to launch his new flick at swanky Tate Britain in London tomorrow.
It’s a pretty sad week for D+Cineasts – maverick director Robert Altman died on Monday, aged 81. He was particularly known for a run of fantastic flicks in the 70s, including MASH and Nashville, but D+C first came to know his work through his later efforts The Player and Short Cuts.
While we’re waiting for the results of this year’s inaugeral Motionplymouth Movie Competition, you can check out one of the entries here. Directed by teenager Ben Cornish, it sees him and his skateboarding pals doing their thang around Plymouth, accompanied by a tune from the excellent Elliot Whale Boy. Apparently, he stayed up til 3am most […]
As a rule, James Bond flicks don’t usually look like they’ve been shot by Carol Reed. But that’s exactly the impression given by Casino Royale, opening with a grainy black and white prologue, featuring 007 beating the shit outta some guy in the bogs. The hapless fellow must have used the last loo roll, poor blighter.
Now that it’s over, and you can see the full extent of its tracks, you realise the scope of the Teignbridge-based (though international) Vanland project from Blind Ditch was far greater than its two-berth dimensions. We hope to get some films on the site, but shh, we haven’t even asked yet. Posted by Cptn