From Howard Beale in Network decrying everything that’s wrong with America after breaking down on air, to Michael Douglas’ William Foster finding himself railing against his place in the food chain in Falling Down, there’s been a long history of cinema depicting seemingly normal men cracking at the seams, unable to stay sane when faced […]

Is there any better way to spend your Saturday evening than to go see Paddington? The extraordinary bear, created in 1971 by Michael Bond, has become one of the most prominent figures in British pop culture; it is not only a toy and a print motif, but also the central character of many films. Paddington […]

The Hour, created and written by Abi Morgan, is a television drama set in the 1960s about an investigative news programme called ‘The Hour’ and the team behind it. Whilst the first season dealt with the birth of ‘The Hour’ alongside the threat of spies and double agents during the cold war era, the second […]

I have to say that British filmmaker Alnoor Dewshi (77 Beds, Spiritual Rampage, Jomeo&Ruliet) kind of grew on me. His recent project, made for Prospero World, called Building, is a fascinating documentary about 1960- era apartment complex, located in Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The iconic place houses around 3,000 inhabitants. And it is home to […]

James Bond, we all know the name, Ian Fleming’s well-loved character has entertained us in many forms for more than half a century and now, in coordination with the 50th anniversary of the first film, comes Skyfall. After a failed mission to retrieve a hardrive containing the identity of all spys embedded in terrorist organisations […]

The Hollow Crown is a series of adaptations celebrating William Shakespeare’s greatest history plays: Richard II, Henry IV part one and two and Henry V. The series, directed by Rupert Goold, Richard Eyre and Thea Sharrock respectively, was made in correlation with the 2012 Olympics as part of the Cultural Olympiad. The first of the […]

  77 Beds 77 Beds is a short film by Alnoor Dewshi (Building,Spiritual Rampage,Jomeo& Ruliet). It is a story of a young man, Ishmael (Ben Whishow: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, The Tempest), whose one sleepless night caused him to count back through all the beds he ever slept in. Conversation about beds, made […]