Police Brutality, Media Misrepresentation and Resistance in 1980's Britain
In 1980’s Britain the dominant narrative was capitalist excess and wealth, but the reality was very different for many people. The streets were erupting in anger at inequality...
While it deals with distressing subject matter, this British drama from Sarah Gavron, director of ‘Suffragette’ and ‘Brick Lane’, is maybe the most effervescent and rousing pi...
This bruising New Zealand-set drama, set over a thirty-year period, chronicles three stages in the life of Danny, a white Kiwi from a middle-class family who becomes a member ...
British writer-director-star Omoshaybi’s feature debut is both a sombre social realist-style depiction of two twentysomethings struggling to make ends meet and stay on track i...
Released over here presumably to coincide with the twentieth(!) anniversary of Matthieu Kassovitz’s incendiary ‘La Haine’, Lady Ly’s 2018 debut feature...
Made, remarkably, with a crew consisting of at-risk sixteen-twenty year olds from impoverished communities around Brazil, as part of a project supported by UNICEF...
Thanks to their considerable commercial success and a heavily-invested online fanbase, the release of a Christopher Nolan picture always comes with high expectations.
This undemanding and fairly rote but nonetheless breezy French odd couple comedy drama is elevated by its central performances.
A psychological thriller that also serves as a political allegory, Iranian-born, Montreal- based filmmaker Foroughi’s striking debut feature, chronicles a troubled teenage sch...
Matteo Garrone’s live-action adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s 1883 much-loved book takes the tale back to its dark folksy roots.
Jam Jar Cinema
The much-missed Jam Jar Cinema in Whitley Bay is back! They're going to be opening on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only from Friday 31st July.
Stay In Lock Down: Invite The Living Dead
Gail-Nina Anderson draws the curtains on the world.
Something Of The Night About Them
Director Nicholas Ray’s debut feature film was 1948’s ‘They Live by Night’, which detailed the doomed romance of two twenty-somethings. It’s being released on Blu-ray this mon...