Jules Brook sat down with Paul Laverty (Writer) & Icíar Bollaín (Director) to discuss “Yuli – The Carlos Acosta Story”, a movie based on Carlos’ incredible journey from Cuban ballet prodigy to a globally revered ballet dancer.
Big Picture Film Club’s Jules Brook sat down with legendary Cuban ballet dancer, Carlos Acosta to talk about his incredible journey from Cuba to England and his film “Yuli”. Based on his autobiography “No Way Home”, “Yuli – The Carlos Acosta Story” is a film inspired by his life story.
“Yuli – The Carlos Acosta Story” will be in cinemas Friday 12th April.
To celebrate the release of Paramount Pictures’ What Men Want we hosted an exclusive preview screening with some friends of Big Picture Film Club.
Updating the classic comedy, Taraji P. Henson nails it as Ali the successful sports agent trying to make it in a mans world. After being overlooked for a promotion, a wild bachelorette party leads Ali to gain the ability to hear men’s thoughts. Using her powers for good she races to sign the next big basketball superstar all while balancing a love life with a potential new love interest (Aldis Hodge).
A big shout out to Popchips, Que from GreyWolf, Kyra, UK Afrolista, Neirodha and Shahlaa Thaira for joining us, as well as Public Ambition, Mikki Rose and Wardah Sempah.
A perfect way to kick start the weekend with friends, What Men Want is out in cinemas this Friday 15th March.
60 Seconds of Film – your bite-sized weekly roundup of film news, presented by Jules Brook.In this special edition, we countdown which films have been the biggest draw at the U.K Box Office so far in 2018.
First Look: Fighting With My Family Wrestling hits the big screen with Fighting With My Family, a film based on the life of female wrestler Paige, who became the youngest Women’s Champion WWE history.Written and directed by Stephen Merchant. Florence Pugh takes the lead role as wrestler Paige with the Dwayne The Rock Johnson also playing a supporting role in the film.The film is due to be released February 2019 in the states and March 2019 in the U.K#Wrestling | #WWE | #WWF | #Paige | #DivasRevolution | #TheRock | #Film
Following its screening at our Conspiracy event earlier this year, psychological thriller, Transmission has officially been released online. Varun Raman & Tom Hancock who serve as writers and directors of the film describe it as “an abstraction of our fears over the future of post-Brexit Britain and many western countries that are now adopting protectionist and isolationist policies through manipulation and contempt.”
Transmission establishes tension between Dr. Sam (James Hyland) & Leonard (Michael Shon) right from the word go. What we are treated to is an intriguing and warped psychological game of one room cat and mouse for Leonard’s freedom – all with a stylistic nod to Stanley Kubrick. A must watch, but not for the faint-hearted.
Verdict: (5 / 5)
WRITTEN & DIRECTED by Varun Raman & Tom Hancock
PRODUCTION COMPANY: PARALLEL MADNESS
CAST: James Hyland, Michael Shon, Kelby Keenan
With a running time of only two minutes, Rob Savage has managed to capture the imagination and a real sense of fear that a lot of horror films have failed to do in 90 minutes. Will we see a feature-length film in the works?
Directed by Rob Savage
Written by Jed Shepherd & Rob Savage
Produced by Douglas Cox
Everything changed for Cornelius Walker on 27 November 2000 when Damilola Taylor was killed. Damilola was 11, the same age as Cornelius. He lived five minutes away. He had the same skin colour. Cornelius’s mother, scared for her son’s safety, moved their family out of London. Cornelius suddenly found himself living on a white estate run by racists. But rather than fight them, Cornelius decided to become more like the people who hated him. They became his family and kept him safe. And in return, Cornelius became submerged in a culture of violence and hatred. But as the violence and racism against other black people continued, Cornelius struggled to marry his real identity with the one he had acquired.
Director: Ed Perkins
Producers: Simon Chinn and Jonathan Chinn
Co-Producer: Vanessa Tovell
Cinematographer: Michael Paleodimos
Produced by Lightbox
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