Category Archives: What’s On: Film

Official launch of Pathé’s ‘SUFFRAGETTES’ trailer

Pathé’s releases, including recent films Pride (2014) and Selma (2015), have established them as the go-to company for films focusing on social struggles. When it was first announced that Pathé would be releasing the first ever feature film about the Suffragettes, the … Continue reading

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Introducing The Adventures of Prince Achmed: My second pre-screening talk at No.6 Cinema

Last night, No.6 Cinema, Portsmouth held a screening event of Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) in aid of an Oska Bright event, a charity that encourages and helps people with learning disabilities to achieve their creative ambition. The … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed introductory talk

On Thursday 5th March 2015, I will be providing a short introduction to the animated feature film The Adventures of Prince Achmed at No.6 Cinema, Portsmouth. The film will be accompanied by a live score, and will be preceded by … Continue reading

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Richard Linklater keen to make a Boyhood sequel

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood found critical acclaim and was nominated for several Oscars including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress. The film cast a young boy as the star of a film which would ultimately tell us what it is … Continue reading

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Afterthoughts on the 2015 Academy Awards

As the Oscars end every annual film award season with an absolute bang of glitz and glamour, it becomes the most talked about event of the year. Each year the American Golden Globes and the British BAFTAs come first, and so the winners … Continue reading

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Pride (2014) opens the Portsmouth LGBT Film Festival

Last night, Tuesday 3rd February, Portsmouth Film Society opened its doors at the University of Portsmouth to launch Hampshire’s first ever LGBT Film Festival with a screening of 2014 hit Pride (Matthew Warchus). Joining the screening were Mike Jackson and … Continue reading

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The Oscar 2015 nominations have arrived!

That time of year for the Oscars has come around again. There are a whopping total of nine nominees for Best Picture, with some fantastic choices amongst them. 2014 – 2015 has been another fantastic year for film, in particular … Continue reading

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