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Crossing European borders without leaving your sofa!

 

DMovies' team - 07-12-2018

Olivier Pere, the Artistic Director of the ArteKino Festival, reveals how the initiative began, some of his film selection criteria, and why everyone should be watching European cinema for free this month! [Read More...]

The Black Nights have never been this bright before!

 

Victor Fraga - 03-12-2018

As the 22nd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival draws to a close, we talk to the Festival Director Tiina Lokk and find out the dirty secrets of an event that showcased nearly 260 feature films, seeing more than 80,000 admissions! [Read More...]

December is the month of European cinema!

 

DMovies' team - 30-11-2018

ArteKino is back with a selection of 10 dirty gems from every corner of Europe available until December 31st, and it's entirely free to watch! [Read More...]

Hate is baggage: why American History X still resonates 20 years on!

 

Robert Blair - 30-10-2018

Robert Blair successfully ties Tony Kaye's two-decade old American crime drama with Trump's racist rhetoric, in a very profound and powerful analysis of human corruption and fallibility; he wraps it all up on a surprisingly positive note [Read More...]

Do cowboys have fantasies?

 

Steve Naish - 25-10-2018

As a crisp 4k restoration of Dennis Hopper's "lost" masterpiece The Last Movie hits UK cinemas, Stephen Lee Naish reevaluates the film that nearly ruined the late American artist - out on Friday, December 14th [Read More...]

Our dirty questions to Alberto Sciamma

 

Redmond Bacon - 23-10-2018

We spoke to the Spanish director of I Love My Mum, a British comedy laced with sociopolitical undertones, Brexit tropes and jokes about nationalism, plus it's also a picturesque tour of Europe and North Africa - the film premieres at the Cambridge Film Festival [Read More...]

Sorry to bother you, BFI and Picturehouse!!!

 

Ben Flanagan - 21-10-2018

As the BFI London Film Festival draws to a close, Ben Flanagan highlights a stark contradiction between the proletarian message of films such as SORRY TO BOTHER YOU and the corporate attitude of the Festival organisers [Read More...]

How Ally’s father is crucial to the success of his daughter

 

Redmond Bacon - 21-10-2018

Our writer takes a dirty look at the third remake of the Hollywood classic A Star is Born, and reveals why the paternal figure, played by Andrew Dice Clay, remains instrumental to the protagonist, played by a dazzling Lady Gaga  [Read More...]


Other Articles

Our top 10 dirty picks from the Cambridge Film Festival
As the third longest-running film festival in the UK approaches, we have cherry-picked the 10 most innovative, thought-provoking and downright filthy gems from the event that takes place between November 25th and December 1st! [Read More...]

Our dirty questions to Panos Cosmatos
As the instant classic Mandy premieres at the BFI London Film Festival and hits UK cinemas, Lara C. Cory met with the Italian-Canadian filmmaker and found out where the filthy story began! [Read More...]

London is in high spirits!!!
The 12th Native Spirit Film Festival starts in just a week at the heart of the British capital, with a selection of Indigenous films from all corners of the planet teeming with colour, diversity and urgent sociopolitical issues; check out our lowdown on the event. [Read More...]

Michael Haneke’s happy weekend in Britain
The emblematic Austrian director attends the latest Picturing Austrian Cinema Symposium organised by Dr Frederick Baker (University of Cambridge) and Dr Annie Ring (University College London), where he reveals the dirty secrets of his latest film, explains that he favours "no method" and why his camera always pans in the wrong direction! [Read More...]

A deep-dive into Austrian Cinema
Our journalist Ben Flanagan attends the Picturing Austrian Cinema symposium organised by the University of Cambridge since 2014; the event - which was also attended by no less than Michael Haneke - challenges preconceptions, unearths dirty gems and reveals the hidden facets of a cinema little known to many Brits [Read More...]

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