British films

Cleanskin – DVD Review

Cleanskin – DVD Review

If you are looking for a sophisticated action-thriller which includes nudity, gun crime and terrorism then Cleanskin is your film. This British movie, written and directed by Hadi Hajaig, is one of the finest British films I have seen in a few years. Action packed with fast-paced storyline, this must-see...

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Volkswagen to present: Iron Lady screening at original film location

Volkswagen to present: Iron Lady screening at original film location

Following in the footsteps of screenings of films such as An American Werewolf in London in London Zoo, Volkswagen screens is presenting a screening of The Iron Lady at the location in Manchester used to stand in for the Houses of Parliament ahead of it's January release. It is one of the most...

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Emma Watson wows at My Week With Marilyn London Premiere

Emma Watson wows at My Week With Marilyn London Premiere

Michelle Williams was absent from the London premiere of My Week With Marilyn, in which she takes the title role of Marilyn Monroe. Luckily for her, Emma Watson was more than happy to take centre stage. My Week With Marilyn had its London premiere on Sunday to the delight of fans that lined the red...

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Ab Fab Could Hit Cinema Soon

Ab Fab Could Hit Cinema Soon

The popular British sitcom, Absolutely Fabulous, might be created into a film next year. BBC films are hoping that a script for the comedy show - often known as Ab Fab and starring Jennifer Saunders as well as Joanna Lumley - will be written next year. Saunders - who is currently working on the Spice...

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Take a cycle round iconic locations from The Lavender Hill Mob

Take a cycle round iconic locations from The Lavender Hill Mob

The Ealing Studios classic The Lavender Hill Mob is being re-released later this month. Fans of the classic movie, and two other Ealing comedies Hue & Cry and Passport to Pimlico, are in for a treat. To coincide with the re-release on July 22nd, three exclusive bike tours around some of the most...

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Amateur Brit film-makers go Sci-Fi

Amateur Brit film-makers go Sci-Fi

As fans of independent British film makers, our attention was drawn to the SCI-FI-London Film Festival, which held a 48hour Film Challenge at the beginning of April. Over 180 films took part in order to win a development deal with Vertigo Films. The winner gets the chance to develop a feature film with the...

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Neds: a review

Neds: a review

When I heard that Neds was a serious contender against the likes of Black Swan, I wasn't convinced. I am now. Not in terms of worldwide recognition and awards, of course, where Black Swan looks set to clean up at most of this year's ceremonies. No, but more simply in terms of what people should be...

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Nick Acott and Gary Scullion make their own movie

Nick Acott and Gary Scullion make their own movie

You love the movies right? You'd love to make your own? Well, Nick Acott and Gary Scullion are so passionate about films and film-making that they've decided to make their own. On a budget of £900. As The Film Review are interested in up-and-coming talent, and British movies in particular, we thought...

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LFF Review: Never Let Me Go

LFF Review: Never Let Me Go

Britain's rising acting talent have clubbed together to open this year's London International Film Festival, writes Russell Webber starting his coverage of the festival for The Film Review, with a quietly affecting, but ultimately flawed, adaptation of the respected Kazuo Ishiguro romantic...

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Fight Club meets Dragons Den in Twelve

Fight Club meets Dragons Den in Twelve

Twelve is a film you're definitely going to want to see if you're in any way interested in mixed martial arts (MMA). However, if you're a fan of the popular TV show, Dragon's Den, then you might enjoy it just as much. Twelve makes no fuss about its plot - twelve fighters, six millionaire backers and a jackpot...

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