Film

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Interview: Lloyd Kaufman – Troma

“Farting is one of the rules of Troma script writing. In return to Nuke 'Em High you see a beautiful woman fart, you see a duck...
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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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...
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The Endless – Derby Film Festival review

Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are an indie-cinema dream-team, and with The Endless have created a movie taking on the big studio efforts created...
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...
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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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Thicker That Water – Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2019 review

Building on the brilliant monthly Satori Screen showings, Quad Derby welcomed the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme for another year to showcase 11 Japanese...
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Beyond the Opposite Sex: A conversation with documentary maker Bruce Hensel

We live in a moment of profound change in attitudes and understanding of transgender issues. Much as moved on since Emmy Award winner Bruce...
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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...