Still, Psychomania / The Death Wheelers (1973)

In Profile: Psychomania / The Death Wheelers (1973)


Ahead of its screening tonight, as part of Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia’s PZYK CINEMA, Aoife O’Brien profiles director Don Sharp’s hallucinatory, silly and sensory British horror film… Unveiling a programme of PZYK CINEMA back in August with...

Still, The Rat King: Jess Dadds. Playback in association with Random Acts

“Illuminating and gut-wrenching”: Our Playback Highlights


Channel 4’s Random Acts have gained a reputation for commissioning experimental, challenging and downright weird short films. As an exhibition of 200 works by some of its most talented, 16—24 year old filmmakers...

Woody Harrelson filming Lost in London 2017

“You have to persist…” The Big Interview: Woody Harrelson


In possibly our biggest Big Interview yet, Jack Roe interviews Hollywood superstar and self-confessed “slacker” Woody Harrelson about his insanely ambitious directorial debut: shot in one take over 14 locations and broadcast live...

Rodchenko Photographs. Featured in Revolution: New Art For A New World

“This is no apolitical celebration…” Revolution: New Art For A New World — Reviewed


Mike Pinnington reviews a film covering an astonishingly fruitful period in Russian art, that also gets to the core of  a dark and brutal period in the country’s history…  “Art is the most...

The Invisible City: The Cinema of Surveillance -- a site specific cinema event, in collaboration with Abandon Normal Devices (AND) and Alexandra Park (St Helens) Management Limited, the former Pilkington Glass headquarters. November 2016

The Invisible City: The Cinema Of Surveillance


In this essay commissioned by Heart of Glass, Laura Robertson considers what cinema has to teach us about the sinister implications of surveillance in domestic and corporate life. What is our awareness and...

I, Daniel Blake (2016)

“I would like people to feel angry and empowered” — The Big Interview: Rebecca O’Brien, Producer


Sinéad Nunes sits down with the I, Daniel Blake producer Rebecca O’Brien to discuss the film’s enormous success; being “outraged” by current politics; and what it’s like to be in a long-term collaborative...

The Curious World Of Hieronymus Bosch (detail)

“At its best when it slows down”: The Curious World Of Hieronymus Bosch — Reviewed


With his gross-out humour and ghoulish creatures, Bosch is one of the most palatable of medieval painters for modern audiences, argues Luke Healey; as examined in detail by Exhibition On Screen’s new film…...

Werner Herzog's Lo And Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World

Werner Herzog’s Lo And Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World — Previewed


Admitting that he uses the Internet “with hesitation”, Werner Herzog is the perfect, deadpan inquisitor of information technology, argues Mike Pinnington… In Paul Cronin’s seminal book about Werner Herzog, A Guide for the...

Feature film Adult Life Skills (2016), starring Jodie Whittaker

“Failure lets you progress”: Creative England Live’s Northern Lights Conference — Reviewed


Pitching, bribery and creative failure: BAFTA-nominated directors and national funding bodies share some candid advice on all areas of filmmaking, finds Kirsty Fitzpatrick, at Creative England’s latest (free) conference… I was instantly fond...