Tagged with independent film

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

Perverse desires & latent fantasies: Ozon’s In the House

Perverse desires & latent fantasies: Ozon’s In the House

Pivoting around that old archetypal ‘Mrs Robinson’ gem, Ozon’s In the House is a transgressive landslide of characters’ perverse desires and latent fantasies – or should that be the other way round? Germain (Fabrice Luchini), a failed novelist who finds himself teaching creative writing, becomes enraptured with the soap-opera style story of his sixteen year-old … Continue reading

Review: Britain in a Day – Morgan Matthews

Review: Britain in a Day – Morgan Matthews

Following in the footsteps of Kevin Macdonald’s Life in a Day, Morgan Matthews invited the British public to film their lives on one particular day for a feature-length documentary: Britain in a Day. On Saturday 12th November 2011 more than 11,000 Brits picked up their cameras to be part of what has been called a … Continue reading