Monthly Archives: January 2014
2014 marks 100 years since the first appearance of one of cinema’s most iconic characters: Charlie Chaplin’s the Tramp (also known as Little Tramp) and retrospective screenings are taking place across the world all year. The comic creation was responsible for making Chaplin a global star and has been credited as sparking the widespread popularity […]
New to the scheme from Eureka! Entertainment is one of the most remarkable documentaries ever made. Preceding films such as F For Fake and Close Up A Man Vanishes is an extraordinary attempt at undermining the very concept of documentary filmmaking. Starting out as a search for a missing man Imamura’s classic film quickly becomes something far more mysterious.
Andy Heathcote’s charming documentary about organic diary farmer Steve Hook has been a huge festival hit thanks to its insightful, gentle style. Though one might expect such a film to serve a niche audience its proven to be something of a crowd-pleaser.
You don’t have to be an expert on mountaineering to know that Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first men to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain sixty years ago; it’s one of those amazing human achievements, like the moon landing, that everyone remembers. Since 1953 many others have succeeded in […]