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Currently showing – September 2013

Whilst not quite awards season, we can certainly hear the engines starting as a greater proportion of independent and heavier films see release. Here is a slice of what you can see over the next couple of weeks.


Preview: Her

In this case, the concept alone is a victory in itself. It promises humour and pathos yet it may also prove to be quite haunting.


Think film? Think Manchester!

A Fresher’s guide to film in Manchester

GFG Poster

Ex-Manchester students make first professional film

We talk to Merlin Merton and Alexander Mansfield Martinez about their latest film ‘Gift From God’

Starigrad Paklenica Film Festival (photo: Robbie Davidson)

Far From the Festival Crowd

Film Editor Robbie Davidson travels to Croatia for the 4th Starigrad Paklenica Film Festival

Alpha Papa Poster. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Review: Alan Partridge – Alpha Papa (2013)

Imagine the joy of spending a bank holiday weekend in a houseboat with Eamonn Holmes – it’s the exact opposite!

Review: ‘Coastal Shelf’

Fresh Loaf Production’s latest film ‘Coastal Shelf’ premieres at The Cornerhouse

Fuse Film Festival Manchester

Fuse Film Festival

The Fuse Film Festival will take place this Sunday in Academy 2, Manchester Students’ Union

man of steel quad

Summer 2013 Preview: ‘Man of Steel’

Preview of one of this summer’s most anticipated film releases

The remake of the Evil Dead  attempts to match the original Photo: the Evil Dead, TriStar Pictures

Review: ‘Evil Dead’ (2013)

Sam Dumitriu looks at the latest horror remake

Jim Carey played the sinister Count Olaf in 2004' a Series of Unfortunate Events Photo: Nickelodeon Movies

Year In Film: 2004

Parizad Manghi tells us why 2004 produced a bumper crop of films


Preview: ‘Made of Stone’

Preview of the latest film from ‘This is England’ director Shane Meadows