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Eloïse Wright


Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2018

The International Lift-Off Film Festival is coming back to Manchester at the end of the month to showcase high quality independent film


The Lift-Off Global Network story

The story behind the ever-growing global independent film network, Lift-Off


Animated Shorts Oscar Nominees

Eloise Wright and James Gill assess the nominations for the Best Animated Short Oscar


London Lift-Off Film Festival 2017: Highlights

Independent film-making at its best from London Lift-Off Film Festival


Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

After watching Martin McDonagh’s latest film, you are sure of one thing: You have just witnessed a masterpiece


In conversation with HOME’s film programming team

“I don’t think cinemas should only be there to provide entertainment. They also need to educate, enlighten, provoke, stimulate.”

Photo: MovieRipe @ Flickr

Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

“35 dollars for a salmon. You get the salmon to blow you for that price?”

Image: Ma_Co2013 @ Flickr

Review: Goodbye Christopher Robin

Simon Curtis plays it safe with this A.A. Milne biopic

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Re-appraisal: Jungle Fever

Jungle Fever is as powerful as it was 26 years ago

Photo: Vimeo

Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Patrick Hughes reaches the low expectations we had for his film and keeps falling

Photo: Neville Pierce

In conversation with Neville Pierce

From student editor to film journalist for Empire, Neville Pierce is quite the chameleon

Photo: Matthew McQuilkin @Flickr

Review: My Life as a Courgette

Eloise Wright shares her thoughts on the French stop motion