Whitley Bay Film Festival
All the big stars are coming to Whitley Bay this August in celluloid form as the 10th Whitley Bay Film Festival shouts lights, cameras, action!
Woodstock comes to Hexham
The Forum Cinema are marking the 50th anniversary of Woodstock by throwing a party (and holding a screening).
Borders both personal and geographical, real and fantastical, are examined in this engrossing modern folk tale from Iranian-Swedish director Abi Abbassi.
Released to coincide with the 50thanniversary of the Moon landing, this stirring documentary broadly eschews chronicling the socio-political backdrop of the mission, or profil...
Tell It to the Bees
Adapted from the novel by actor Fiona Shaw this over-earnest middlebrow romance feels more suited to cosy Sunday night TV viewing than the big screen. Paquin, revisiting the l...
Set in Snowdonia during the Industrial Revolution, writer-director McGregor’s feature debut is a social realist period drama with a supernatural undertow. Worthington-Cox is t...
Vita and Virginia
This adaptation of actor-screenwriter Eileen Atkins’ 1992 play from UK writer-director Chanya Button charts the passionate relationship between aristocrat and poet Vita Sackvi...
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
His previous music-related pictures, ‘Kurt and Courtney’ and ‘Whitney Can I Be Me’ have seen documentarian Nick Broomfield displaying little interest in the actual music, conc...
This Glasgow-set relationship drama begins like a mainstream romance, albeit one with tastefully autumnal-hued trappings, then seems to be gearing up for a psychological thril...
Watch the skies…
Have you booked your excursion to one (or more) of Picnic Cinema’s special outdoor screenings and parties yet?
Chilean writer-director Leila continues to impress with this very faithful, but nonetheless essential remake of his own 2013 picture ‘Gloria’. Julianne Moore is the titular ch...
Support the Girls
The Hooters bar-style setting and innuendo-laden title of erstwhile mumblecore auteur Andrew Bujalski’s latest belies a sympathetic and big-hearted study of workers in the wor...
Genre-bending director Peter Strickland's consumer satire meets comic horror feels like a Giallo picture reimagined as a disturbing early 80s UK sitcom. Sheila (Jean-Baptiste)...