Quentin Tarantino has news to share on his new film – It’s going to be another Western!

One of the most enduring topics around cinema is: what will be the next Tarantino picture? Tarantino had previously hinted that Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained would be part of a ‘rewritten’ history trilogy. A third Kill Bill film and a Reservoir Dogs prequel were also in the mix. To be honest, when it comes to Tarantino, I think everything is […]

The Limelight Index: San Charoenchai – Graphics Designer/Animator

I recently spoke with San Charoenchai, a graphics designer and lead animator residing in Los Angeles. His clients have included Google, Flickr and Travel Channel – he even did the Man of Steel title sequence! So, he has created lots of cool stuff and most of it right inside of Adobe’s After Effects. Here, he gives […]

Jeune & Jolie – Francois Ozon is staking out impressive territory in the cinema

MOVIE REVIEW Jeune & Jolie (Young & Beautiful) Mandarin Films, France 94 Min 1.85:1 UK Release: 29th November 2013 DIR François Ozon PROD Eric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer SCR François Ozon DP Pascal Marti CAST Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Frédéric Pierrot, Charlotte Rampling Just when you thought there’d been enough fascination with teenage girls’ coming of […]

Big Bad Wolves – shock value and comedy go hand-in-hand

MOVIE REVIEW Big Bad Wolves United Channel Movies, Israel  110 Min 2.35:1 UK Release: TBA for 2014 by Metronome Distribution DIR Navot Papushado, Aharon Keshales PROD Tami Leon, Chilik Michaeli, Avraham Pirchi SCR Navot Papushado, Aharon Keshales DP Giora Bejach CAST Lior Ashkenazi, Tzachi Grad, Rotem Keinan, Dov Glickman, Menashe Noy Hailed by Quentin Tarantino […]

The craft of editing: Interview with Mark Day – editor for the BBC and feature films incl. Harry Potter and About Time

I’m incredibly excited to present this interview I did with Mark Day last week. Mark has been in the TV/film industry for over 30 years and has edited numerous TV series and feature films, most notably the latter 4 Harry Potter films. He is greatly enthusiastic about his craft and it’s encouraging to hear his […]

Gloria – It’s all a bit desperate

MOVIE REVIEW Gloria Fabula, Chile 105 Min 2.35:1 UK Release: 1st November 2013 DIR Sebastián Lelio EXEC Andrea Carrasco Stuven, Juan Ignacio Correa, Mariane Hartard, Rocio Jadue PROD Juan de Dios Larraín, Pablo Larraín, Luis Collar SCR Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza DP Benjamín Echazarreta CAST Paulina Garcia, Sergio Hernández, Coca Guazzini, Antonia Santa María Gloria […]

After Lucia – a minimilist yet daring piece of filmmaking

MOVIE REVIEW After Lucia Pop Films, France 103 Min 1.85:1 Release: 3rd October 2013 (France) DIR Michel Franco PROD Marco Polo Constandse, Michael Franco, Alexis Fridman, Fernando Rovzar SCR Michel Franco DP Chuy Chávez CAST Tessa Ia, Gonzalo Vega Jr., Tamara Yazbek, Hernán Mendoza After Lucia, at first, may seem lazy, there’s not a lot […]