• Satrapi

    Monday, July 13, 2015 ·

    Alison Hicks reviews THE VOICES, and speaks to creator Marjane “Persepolis” Satrapi about this surprisingly funny film featuring an abundance of body parts stacked in Tupperware.

    The Voices

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    Thursday, June 25, 2015 ·

    Jake Gavin’s treatment of homelessness, HECTOR, sits somewhere between CATHY COME HOME and THE FISHER KING, writes Jack Toye.


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    Monday, June 22, 2015 ·

    McKellen’s Holmes is where the heart is, writes Xanthe Gilmore.

    Mr Holmes

  • hallow3

    Monday, June 22, 2015 ·

    “You can’t go cutting down them there trees, because there’s mythical creatures you’re really going to annoy!” Jack Toye reviews THE HALLOW.

    The Hallow

  • Accidental-Love

    Monday, June 15, 2015 ·

    Billed simply as a “star-studded, wacky romantic comedy,” ACCIDENTAL LOVE is actually many things, writes Alison Hicks.

    Accidental Love

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    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to composer Laura Rossi about her experience writing music for BFI Silent Film JANE SHORE, currently touring the UK.

    Interview with Laura Rossi

  • valley2

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 ·

    Metaphysics, mortality and marriage sweat it out in the arid desert of Death Valley, California, in Guillaume Nicloux’s new feature, VALLEY OF LOVE.

    Valley of Love

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    Saturday, May 23, 2015 ·

    Let last entry’s queuing situation be the only cloud on the horizon for this year’s Cannes Festival. In truth, it has been a wondrous experience.

    Cannes Film Festival 2015: Days 9 – 11

film school feature
Saturday, March 14, 2015

“Should I Go To Film School?” Watersprite Workshop

Edd Elliott delivers some thoughts on Watersprite’s “Should I Go To Film School” seminar.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Interview with Santi Amodeo

“A comedy in the style of Guy Ritchie, perhaps. Maybe a little bit of the Coen brothers.” We spoke to Santi Amodeo about his crime caper WHO KILLED BAMBI?

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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Watersprite: Best of The Fest

Harry Jones reviews the best short films at the Watersprite Film Festival.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Working in the Danger Zone

This year at Watersprite saw some amazing investigative journalists and filmmakers talk about their experiences out in the field.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Who Killed Bambi?

The Manchester Cornerhouse’s Viva festival kicked off with Quién Mató a Bambi? – a Spanish crisis comedy directed by Santi Amodeo.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

It Only Happens in the Movies?

“A uniquely cinematic response to the necessary illusions that sustain everyday life…” More from Noel Megahey at this year’s Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Getting Started In Directing: Top Ten Tips

“Studying film opens your eyes to things you wouldn’t otherwise see. Keep creating – that’s your film school.” Wise words from Watersprite’s GETTING STARTED IN DIRECTING.

flamank feature
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Bob & Co: Setting Up A Company

Edd Elliott hears Simon Flamank of Bob&Co’s insights on Setting Up A Company.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Interview with Orlando Von Einsiedel

Orlando Von Einsiedel, director of Oscar nominee VIRUNGA talks to Faye Gentile at The Watersprite Film Festival.

diversity feature
Monday, March 9, 2015

Still “Male, pale and stale?”

Hannah Clarkson surveys Watersprite talk “Male, Pale and Stale?” with Jessica Raine, Krishnendu Majumdar and Danny Lee Wynter.