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That Good Night – Derby Film Festival review

“I don’t want anyone to think that is what John was like, he wasn’t. He’s just that good an actor,” explained Sir John Hurt’s...
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Borley Rectory – Derby Film Festival review

Borley Rectory is a documentary like no other. Director Ashley Thorpe explained his fascination with the ‘most haunted house in Britain’ at Borley Rectory as...
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The Glamorous Life Of Sachiko Hanai – Derby Film Festival review

To say that The Glamorous Life Of Sachiko Hanai is a “good” movie would be to over-play its hand. Even to suggest it is...
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Images of Apartheid: Filmmaking on the Fringe in the Old South...

Derby Film Festival’s ‘ParaCinema’ programme set about shining a light into the dark corners of the cinematic universe. It was inevitable that Calum Waddell’s...
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Attack of The Adult Babies – Derby Film Festival review

The short version of this review is that Attack of The Adult Babies is the most unexpected, disgusting, brilliant, hilarious and through-provoking film you...
Leon Must Die

Leon Must Die – Derby Film Festival review

When you learn that a movie has been made on a budget of 100euros it is safe to say expectations are low, especially when...
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Jason Impey and Rob Ulitski discuss their creations for new horror...

The human mind is a tricky place, smashing our rationality with irrational thoughts. That is where phobias come into play, taking us on a...
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Lisa Ronaghan and Joseph Baker talk about scientific research horror, Bodies...

The potential horror of our relationship to scientific advancement and technology has long been a rich source of information for the fright-inducing genre. Bodies...
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Darrell Buxton and Steve Hardy, screenwriters of Ouijageist – Derby Film...

Ouija boards unleashing the powers of darkness with horrific effects is not a new idea in horror, but the British twist thrust on to...
Leon Must Die

Leon Must Die director Lars Kokemüller explains his genre-subverting time travel...

Derby Film Festival is launching the first edition of ParaCinema this weekend – an event that delves into the outer reaches of cinema and...