Barnabás Tóth’s Hungarian comedy Chuchotage reaches the Oscar shortlist for Best Live Action Film

The only comedy in the Oscar shortlist this year, Chuchotage shares the story of two Hungarian interpreters whose quest for love enlightens their otherwise dull day. The Oscar and Golden Globe-winning film company Lakoon Filmgroup created this magical film which has won over twenty awards and stars Andrea Osvárt. During a professional conference in Prague, two simultaneous interpreters in the Hungarian booth realize that only one person is listening to them. … Continue reading Barnabás Tóth’s Hungarian comedy Chuchotage reaches the Oscar shortlist for Best Live Action Film

Do we have the right to tell true stories?

Detainment – Trailer + 3 Scenes from Vincent Lambe on Vimeo. There has been an outcry in the UK over Vincent Lambe making a film about an awful murder that happened over twenty years ago. The film is based on the true story of James Bulger, a two-year-old boy who was abducted in the UK in the early 90’s and found brutally murdered two days later, the most … Continue reading Do we have the right to tell true stories?

Interview With Abel Goldfarb: “Using no dialogue was a challenge but a significant one”

Abel Goldfarb’s remarkable stop-motion and CGI animation ‘Ian’ tells the inspirational story of a real-life boy called Ian who has Cerebral Palsy. This film has won the hearts of every audience at every film festival it has screened at and now, Ian is eligible to be considered for a 2019 Oscar, which is not surprising at all. We had the pleasure of talking to the … Continue reading Interview With Abel Goldfarb: “Using no dialogue was a challenge but a significant one”

Interview with Mario Morin: “I wanted to show that our common humanity overrides our differences”

Mario Morin is a highly skilled director, whose film Sacred Hair (Cheveux Sacrés) has become eligible to be considered for a 2019 Oscar. Sacred Hair is truly exceptional, an important film that we all need to see which sends out a worthy message. We had the chance to have a chat with him, discussing why he wanted to tell this type of story, why it … Continue reading Interview with Mario Morin: “I wanted to show that our common humanity overrides our differences”

Detainment: A gut wrenching film about the James Bulger case

Detainment is a film that takes you on an emotional roller-coaster. It tells a story which is based on the true story of the James Bulger case, a 2-year-old boy who was brutally murdered by two ten-year-old boys; Jon Venables and Robert Thompson. James was at New Strand Shopping Centre with his mother when he was led away by the boys who abducted, tortured him … Continue reading Detainment: A gut wrenching film about the James Bulger case

Interview With Director Marianne Farley: Marguerite is tragic and beautiful but so human

Marguerite is an important film that we ALL need to see, especially in today’s society.  We had the opportunity to talk to the highly skilled director Marianne Farley whose film is eligible to be considered for an Oscar about what inspired her to become a director, the challenges she faced whilst filming Marguerite and why it is important for society to watch Marguerite. Hello, I … Continue reading Interview With Director Marianne Farley: Marguerite is tragic and beautiful but so human

Interview With Lorenz Wunderle: “I wanted to show the difference between animal and human abilities”

We had the opportunity to talk to Lorenz Wunderle, the director of Coyote, whose film is eligible to be considered for a 2019 Oscar. Where did this idea come from? So my interest was to create a character that was getting pushed aggressively into a corner, that he only could break out with violence. So his violent action in the story would be a cathartic … Continue reading Interview With Lorenz Wunderle: “I wanted to show the difference between animal and human abilities”