Ian: Spellbinding and Beautiful Short Film Based on Tragic Real-Life Events

We are all guilty of it. Complaining about our delayed train (which again doesn’t come on time), about the stormy weather (where’s that umbrella when you need it) or about the irritated boss who makes you work an extra shift (there goes that ‘me-time’). At those times, we totally forget what’s really important and what’s…

The President’s Visit: A wonderful film with an original story

These days it’s all about commercialization, being the biggest and earning the most money. Not only when it comes expensive mobile or television brands but also car companies and even supermarket chains.  However, once in a while, a big opportunity presents itself, just like in the film The President’s Visit from Lebanese director Cyril Aris (The…

Coyote: Crying Out Loud for revenge

Coyote, the latest short film by Swiss filmmaker Lorenz Wunderle is certainly one of a kind. It is incredible and such an original.   Together with his wife and two children, the coyotes are on the lookout for their next meal. However, tragedy strikes when a group of wolves attacks the coyote’s wife and two children. …

Student Academy Award winning director Mauro Mueller’s live-action short film Dear Chickens shares a story of courage

Writer-Director Mauro Mueller’s topical film shares the story of two unlikely people who are thrown together through no choice of their own.  The film has been selected for festivals around the world including the Zurich Film Festival, Shorts Mexico and Los Angeles International Film Festival.  Dear Chickens stars Kerris Dorsey (Ray Donovan), Philip Baker Hall (Magnolia), James Eckhouse…

Vincent Lambe’s award-winning film Detainment is based on a true story that shocked the British nation in the early 90’s

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying prize at Odense International Film Festival Writer-Director Vincent Lambe’s important film is based on the true story of James Bulger, a two-year-old boy who was abducted in the UK in the early 90’s and found brutally murdered two days later. But the most shocking aspect of the case was that the main suspects were just children…

Widows: Viola Davis Excels in this Female Driven Masterful Action Thriller

And we’re off! Until the 21st of October, London will welcome long feature films, short movies, documentary, etc. and each film’s cast and crew during the BFI London Film Festival. It’s already the 62nd edition of the annual film festival and more than 225 features have been selected. However, there can only be one opening…

Thunder Road: A laugh, a tear and brilliant film

Two years ago, actor, director, and writer Jim Cummings (Hydrangea, Still Life) decided to release a 13-minute short film about Jimmy Arnaud, a policeman in America holding a eulogy for his dead mother. Thunder Road, which name was based on the Bruce Springsteen song, became an instant success as it won multiple prestigious awards all…