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I wish I had a Warp Films mug…

I wish I had a Warp Films mug…

Having professed my love of home-grown British film at any relevant – or irrelevant – given moment, labelled myself as a ‘Shane Meadows fan-girl’ and babbled on outrageously about This is England in my uni dissertation, I feel predisposed to celebrating the 10-year existence of Warp Films. Since producing their first feature, Meadows’ Dead Man’s … Continue reading

Review: A Hard Day’s Night – Richard Lester

Review: A Hard Day’s Night – Richard Lester

After watching A Hard Day’s Night last month, I posted a Facebook status update that read: watching ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ has made me feel so happy.. in a stupid screamy fan girl kinda way. It is undeniable that the mockumentary-esque world spun by Lester, during the height of Beatlemania, with its sporadic Beatles classics … Continue reading

Review: Troll Hunter – André Øvredal

Review: Troll Hunter – André Øvredal

A good mockumentary is such a satisfying thing. They crop up rarely because the imagination required to produce them is quite lacking in the mainstream film industry. How refreshing it is to see some fantasy CGI meeting hand-held camera, docu-styling. Troll Hunter, which should be recognised as more of a vérité/naturalistic mockumentary rather than the … Continue reading