Rachel Weisz

Still The Outsider Looking In: Terence Davies In Conversation


Tonight, journalist Laura Brown interviews Britain’s greatest living film director live on stage. Here, she explains how Davies perfectly embodies the voice of the outsider, and why that is — still — so important…...

Tilda Swinton in The Last of England - Derek Jarman

In Profile: Derek Jarman’s The Last of England (1988)


An experimental and hypnotic film made with Super 8, Jarman’s The Last of England is a scathing attack on the state of Thatcherite Britain, homophobia and the treatment of AIDS victims, finds Adam Scovell… The late 1980s were...

Maxine Peake in Keeping Up With The Joneses, ASFF 2014

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 — The Highlights


What do Maxine Peake, Ridley Scott and Lily Cole have in common? They’re all part of this year’s BAFTA-qualifying ASFF film festival, of course: Joshua Potts trawls through the programme to pick his highlights…...

Jef Cornelis, 1986, De langste dag

“Contemporary TV Is Mainly Rubbish” — Radical Filmmaker Jef Cornelis


Just who is Jef Cornelis? Ahead of a special screening tomorrow marking the end of his festival exhibition, Liverpool Biennial Fellow Deborah Laing met the radical filmmaker to discuss his ‘propagandist’ interviews, why modern...

Watch the Skies / Alien plus Magnetic Rose ft Oneohtrix Point Never

Watch the Skies / Alien plus Magnetic Rose ft Oneohtrix Point Never — Reviewed


In a special collaboration, Jodrell Bank Observatory and Abandon Normal Devices have, finds Dave Tate, created a “stunning”, transformative and ambitious marriage of technology, film, art and music… Long before we had the technology explore it, the...

Cinema For All / BFFS

Cinema For All! The Changing Ecology Of The Film Club


Radical and inspiring: Ahead of the annual Cinema For All conference, A Small Cinema’s Sam Meech talks about his passion for community film clubs, the challenges they face, and the potential in resource-sharing...

Wednesday – Zéro de Conduite 6.30pm @ FACT, Liverpool -- £9.50/8.50

In Profile: Jean Vigo’s Zéro de Conduite (1933)


Adam Scovell on comic drama Zéro de Conduite and the enduring influence of its young director, Jean Vigo… The work of French director Jean Vigo has a phantom-like quality in the canon of...

Berlin-based artist and writer Hito Steyerl, film still

Adapting The Way We Watch Film: ICA Artists’ Moving Image Network


Where is the best place to watch artists’ film? Josie Sommer explores the ICA’s Artists’ Film Club on tour and finds herself wondering whether we need an entirely new space outside of the cinema...

Mistaken For Strangers (2013)

The Big Interview: Tom Berninger, Mistaken For Strangers


How would you feel if your brother was a rock star? Ahead of its debut on Film4, Mistaken For Strangers director Tom Berninger tells us about his awkwardly honest tale of sibling rivalry…...