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Doctor Who: Enemy Of The World DVD release date and bonus features

Kirsten Howard Feb 7, 2018

Classic Doctor Who adventure The Enemy Of The World is heading for a new home release on 19th March. Here are the details...

The Beeb is all set to release the recovered and restored classic Doctor Who adventure The Enemy Of The World on DVD on 19th March, and most dedicated Whovians will be familiar with what they can expect from the string of once-thought-lost or only partially recovered episodes, which are now positively gleaming in this upcoming bit of physical media.

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For those that need a little memory jolt, though, here's a quick synopsis of the Patrick Troughton-starring arc:

The Tardis lands on an Australian beach in the 21st century. But this is no seaside holiday - within minutes, the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria are under attack. They
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Win The Levelling on Blu-ray

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To mark the release of The Levelling on 17th July, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on Blu-ray.

Against the backdrop of the floods that devastated her home, Clover (Ellie Kendrick) returns to her family farm to confront her estranged father, Aubrey (David Troughton). Shadowed by ill-remembered conflicts and unspoken regrets, the pair set out to heal their fractious yet still loving relationship.

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Sydney 2017: The Levelling review: Dir. Hope Dickson Leach

The Levelling review: Hope Dickson Leach makes her feature directorial debut with this slow-burning, finely-crafted, brooding drama with Ellie Kendrick and David Troughton.

The Levelling review by Paul Heath, October 2016.

The Levelling signals Hope Dickson Leach‘s first foray into feature filmmaking with a hugely original piece which she both scripts and directs.

This impressive film is set in a farm shortly after a devastating event has taken place. That event is the sudden passing of a young farmer and Clover (Ellie Kendrick) has arrived home to the family business shortly afterwards to help sort his affairs. Aubrey (David Troughton) is there in body though possibly not mind, seemingly incapable of any such arrangements; for the funeral, for the welfare of his animals, the general upkeep of the farm or indeed his own well-being. There is an obvious, long-standing conflict between the two family members and over the course of
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The Levelling review

It'll take some finding, but one of the best films of the year is in UK cinemas today. Here's our review of The Levelling...

When the UK box office chart comes in next week, I’d expect Alien: Covenant to be comfortably ensconced in the top slot, with the likes of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2, Beauty & The Beast and The Boss Baby scrapping over what it leaves behind. And I’d wager that, with a limited screen count, comparably tiny promotional spend, and little more than word of mouth to send it on its way, The Levelling will do well to get anywhere near the top 20.

In truth, it took a bit of digging just to be able to get to review the film, let alone find it on a cinema screen around the country. But this is the kind of production that needs film lovers to get out and push,
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The Levelling Review

Author: Andy Furlong

A bleak backdrop of Somerset scenery amid an atmospheric abyss of grief and guilt are just some of the underlying themes in Hope Dickson Leach’s feature film debut.

The Levelling follows trainee veterinarian Clover Catto (Game of ThronesEllie Kendrick) who returns home to her family farm following the death of her brother in what appears to be a suicide. Upon returning she encounters her estranged father (David Troughton) who is now a shadow of his former self. It is this troubled reconciliation over the loss of a loved one that forms the film’s central conceit, which allows these two central characters to slowly dissect their family’s turbulent past.

Because The Levelling starts with Clover’s return to the farm under the most tragic of circumstances it establishes a melancholic mood from the offset that the film never breaks from. The farm is chaotic
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Movie Review – The Levelling (2016)

The Levelling, 2016.

Directed by Hope Dickson Leach.

Starring Ellie Kendrick, David Troughton, Jack Holden, and Joe Blakemore.

Synopsis:

Trainee vet Clover (Ellie Kendrick) returns home to the family farm in Somerset following the death of her brother. She finds the farm in chaos and her father a shadow of his former self. Their relationship has been fractured for some time, but this could be an opportunity for them to settle their differences.

Crumbling urban landscapes are usually the default setting for gritty, emotionally charged British dramas. But, for her first feature, The Levelling, Hope Dickson Leach has turned that on its head and moved to the land of soaps like The Archers and Emmerdale. And she’s done it to startling effect.

Here, the backdrop is the Somerset Levels, specifically the devastating floods of 2014, with a farm on its knees as a result. Its family are in much the same place,
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The Levelling set for release in the Us this month, watch the trailer here

Monterey Media has announced the April 25th release of The Levelling, the critically acclaimed directorial debut of Hope Dickson Leach, which stars Ellie Kendrick (Game of Thrones) alongside David Troughton, Jack Holden and Joe Blakemore. Take a look at the trailer below…

Somerset, England. Trainee veterinarian Clover Catto (Ellie Kendrick) returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry (Joe Blakemore) has died – what appears to be a suicide. Finding the family home in a state of horrendous disrepair following the 2014 floods that devastated the area, Clover is forced to confront her father Aubrey – about the farm, the livestock and, crucially, the details surrounding Harry’s death. Clover’s discoveries send her on an emotional journey of reckoning – with her family, her childhood and herself.

The Levelling is set for release on DVD and VOD on April 25th.
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Film Review: ‘The Levelling’

Film Review: ‘The Levelling’
From the unglamorous muddiness of its contemporary English farmland setting, to the lyrical interludes as nocturnal animals swim in murky waters and woodland creatures quiver in damp hedgerows, Hope Dickson Leach’s feature directorial debut is startlingly assured. “The Levelling” is an intimate story, waterlogged with guilt, grief and blame, but it explores this dark spectrum with such unsentimental honesty that its tiny moments of uplift, when its repressed characters form tentative connections despite themselves, are magnified and moving. Unlike so many first-timers, Dickson Leach, who also wrote the script, never allows her reach to exceed her grasp: she sets boundary markers around the edges of her territory and doesn’t stray beyond them. Instead she gets her hands dirty, bedding down into these difficult, truculent characters and plunging us deep into the chilly loam of her mournful, atmospheric story.

It starts with an ending. Clover (“Game of Thrones” actor
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Monterey Media Acquires ‘The Levelling’; Bond/360 Lands ‘Karl Marx City’ Doc

Monterey Media has picked up the U.S. rights to Tiff film The Levelling, and is planning a theatrical release for early spring. Starring Ellie Kendrick (Game Of Thrones), David Troughton, Jack Holden and Joe Blakemore, the film follows Clover Catto (Kendrick), who returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother’s apparent suicide. Finding the family home in a state of horrendous disrepair Clover is forced to confront her father Aubrey, which…
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monterey media acquires Tiff selection 'The Levelling'

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monterey media acquires Tiff selection 'The Levelling'
The Los Angeles-based distributor has picked up all Us rights from Mongrel International to Hope Dickson Leach’s drama.

Ellie Kendrick from Game Of Thrones stars alongside David Troughton, Jack Holden and Joe Blakemore.

The Levelling takes place in Somerset, England, where a trainee veterinarian returns to the family farm following the apparent suicide of her brother.

Monterey plans an early spring release on the film, which premiered at last September’s Toronto International Film Festival and becomes the 14th Toronto selection that monterey has acquired in nine years.

It screened late last year at the BFI London Film Festival where Leach was awarded the first Iwc Filmmaker Bursary Award in association with the BFI to support exceptional new and emerging UK filmmakers.

The Levelling was produced with the participation of BBC Films, the British Film Institute, Great Point Media and Creative England through iFeatures.

“We are very excited to help introduce Ms Kendrick’s finely layered
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The Levelling Review [Lff 2016]

In December 2013 the rains began. The residents of the Somerset Levels looked on anxiously as the ground became waterlogged and rivers swelled into torrents. Soon a huge swathe of land was submerged, with catastrophic consequences for those who live and work upon it. Anger soon flared up, directed at a government that had cut funding for flood defences and at insurers dragging their heels on paying out.

This is the landscape of The Levelling, a grim little first feature by Hope Dickson Leach that uses the floods as a backdrop for exploring themes of guilt, grief, family and a person’s connection to the land they walk upon.

We enter this world six months after the flood and see it through the eyes of Clover (Game of Thrones alumni Ellie Kendrick), a veterinary student returning home in the unhappiest of circumstances. In her absence, her father Aubrey (David Troughton) has
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Peccadillo acquires Tiff title 'The Levelling'

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Exclusive: Debut feature from Hope Dickson Leach stars Game Of ThronesEllie Kendrick.

Peccadillo Pictures has picked up UK and Ireland distribution rights to Hope Dickson Leach’s The Levelling ahead of its premiere at Toronto International Film Festival this evening (Sept 9).

Playing in Toronto’s Discovery strand, the film stars starring Ellie Kendrick (Game Of Thrones), David Troughton (ChickLit), Jack Holden and newcomer Joe Blakemore.

Rachel Robey of Wellington Films produced the feature, which had financing from Creative England, the BFI, BBC Films and Olgarth Media. It was developed through Creative England’s iFeatures scheme for low-budget projects.

The deal was negotiated between Robey and Tom Abell, MD of Peccadillo Pictures. The distributor is plotting a release in early 2017.

Mongrel International is handling international sales.

Abell commented: “One of the highlights of working at Peccadillo Pictures is the excitement of launching new talent to the UK and Irish audiences and The Levelling is an outstanding film, produced
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Film Acquisition Rundown: Rlj Grabs ‘Dog Eat Dog,’ FilmRise Picks Up SXSW Drama ‘From Nowhere’ and More

Film Acquisition Rundown: Rlj Grabs ‘Dog Eat Dog,’ FilmRise Picks Up SXSW Drama ‘From Nowhere’ and More
Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe. Check out last week’s Rundown here.

Rlj Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to Paul Schrader’s action thriller “Dog Eat Dog.” Based on the novel by Edward Bunker, the film was written by Matthew Wilder and stars Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe and Christopher Matthew Cook. The film first premiered at the 69th Cannes Film Festival and will have its North American premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival in September.

The film “tells the story of three ex-cons who botch a kidnapping. They not only lose a rich payoff, but they get on the wrong side of the mob and become the city’s most wanted fugitives. Vowing to stay out of prison at all costs, things get completely out of
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Mongrel International to sell Tiff selection 'The Levelling'

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Mongrel International to sell Tiff selection 'The Levelling'
Exclusive: Charlotte Mickie and her team will commence international sales in Toronto where Hope Dickson Leach’s feature directorial debut will receive its world premiere in Discovery.

The Levelling stars Ellie Kendrick, Jack Holden, Joe Blakemore and David Troughton and centres on a trainee veterinarian who returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing that her brother has died in an apparent suicide.

Finding the family home in ruins following recent floods that devastated the Somerset area in the UK, she is forced to confront her difficult father about the farm, the livestock and details surrounding her brother’s death.

As the funeral approaches, her discoveries send her on an emotional journey and a reckoning ­with the land, her family and herself. Rachel Robey of Wellington Films produced.

Creative England, the BFI, BBC Films and Oldgarth Media financed the project through iFeatures, Creative England’s talent development and low budget feature film initiative to support
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DVD Review – Nina Forever (2015)

Nina Forever, 2015.

Directed by Ben Blaine & Chris Blaine.

Starring Fiona O’Shaughnessy, Abigail Hardingham, Cian Barry, David Troughton, Lee Nicolas Harris and Elizabeth Elvin.

Synopsis:

A man is haunted by the restless ghost of his dead girlfriend after he finds a new love.

Having lost his girlfriend Nina (Fiona O’Shaughnessy) in a car accident, and following a failed suicide attempt, Ben (Cian Barry) meets Holly (Abigail Hardingham), herself recently dumped after being called ‘vanilla’, and the pair enjoy a blossoming relationship. However, whenever the couple have sex Nina’s bloody corpse appears in the bed with them and taunts them, which proves to be slightly problematic as one would imagine.

An interesting premise and one that nods to a few other tragic love stories with a gory twist (Hellbound: Hellraiser II and Return of the Living Dead III immediately spring to mind) so it is no wonder that Nina Forever
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Movie Review – Nina Forever (2016)

Nina Forever, 2016.

Written and Directed by Ben Blaine and Chris Blaine.

Starring Fiona O’Shaughnessy, Abigail Hardingham, Cian Barry, David Troughton, and Elizabeth Elvin.

Synopsis:

After his girlfriend Nina dies in a car crash, Rob unsuccessfully attempts suicide. As he begins to overcome his grief, he falls in love with a coworker, Holly. Their relationship is complicated when Nina, unable to find rest in the afterlife, comes back to life to sarcastically torment them whenever they have sex.

It’s pretty bold to proclaim your film as a “fucked up fairy tale”, but give credit where credit is due to the Blaine brothers, because Nina Forever fits the bill. More surprisingly however, is the film’s refusal to go the campy comedy route (there are most definitely some touches of black humor though), but instead center the narrative on dramatic allegories as to how grief and loss effect the multiple parties involved,
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‘Nina Forever’ Review

Stars: Fiona O’Shaughnessy, Abigail Hardingham, Cian Barry, David Troughton, Elizabeth Elvin, Bill Holland, Lee Nicholas Harris, Sean Verey, Phelim Kelly, Richard Sandling, Javan Hirst | Written and Directed by Ben Blaine, Chris Blaine

They say true love lasts forever, but what about when the person you love is dead..?After Rob’s (Cian Barry) girlfriend Nina (Fiona O’Shaughnessy) dies in a car crash he attempts suicide, which he fails at. Looking to move on he soon falls for co-worker Holly (Abigail Hardingham) who he starts a relationship with. The problem is, whenever they try to have sex, Nina is brought back to sarcastically torment their attempts to have a normal relationship.

Nina Forever is not a horror in a traditional sense, you really don’t get much in the way of violence. This is more a psychological drama looking at the problems with letting go. This lack in the
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Here’s Why Midnight is Your Most Underrated Series 4 Serial

Simon Mills is a writer at Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews - All the latest Doctor Who news and reviews with our weekly podKast, features and interviews, and a long-running forum.

“Ahh, taking a big space truck with a bunch of strangers across a diamond planet called Midnight? What could possibly go wrong?” What a great quote, and one of the many reasons why I love this story so much! Apart from all the wonderfully quotable lines, star turns from guests David Troughton, Colin Morgan, and...

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Film Review: ‘Nina Forever’

Film Review: ‘Nina Forever’
While macabre love stories have become more frequent in horror cinema of late, notably via the mainstream success of the zombie-meets-girl romance “Warm Bodies,” “Nina Forever” still manages a certain degree of novelty as it charts a relationship triangle in which only two sides can count themselves among the living. Well received at genre fests since its SXSW 2015 premiere, the Blaine Brothers’ U.K. debut feature should appeal to the same specialized demo when Epic Pictures releases it in U.S. theaters next Valentine’s Day weekend. Fans of more conventional horror fare — not to mention traditional, non-blood-soaked date movies — will be less taken with this flashy if ultimately rather thin narrative walk on the wild side.

Dumped by her boyfriend, David (Javan Hirst), for being “too vanilla,” 19-year-old supermarket clerk Holly (Abigail Hardingham) decides she needs to develop an edgier side. With that in mind, she grows intrigued by
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Goodnight Mister Tom to return to the West End

Goodnight Mister Tom is all set to return to the West End for ten weeks, starting in December. Following a hugely successful West End season in 2012/13, the critically acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre adaptation of Michelle Magorian’s classic novel will play this Christmas at the Duke of York’s Theatre, previewing from December 11th.

Now a modern classic, Michelle Magorian’s wonderfully uplifting tale is brought gloriously to life in this magical stage adaptation by David Wood. Set during the dangerous build up to the Second World War, Goodnight Mister Tom follows young William Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and forges a remarkable and heart-warming friendship with the elderly recluse, Tom Oakley, played by David Troughton. All is perfect until William is suddenly summoned by his mother back to London.

Winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and commended for the Carnegie Medal, Goodnight Mister
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