2 items from 2010
The line-up for the 18th Raindance Film Festival was announced today at a press launch held at the May Fair Hotel in London. This years line-up includes 77 feature films, 69 UK premieres and 133 short films, special live events, exclusive Q&As and masterclasses.
The festival will run from September 29 – October 10.
Opening the festival on Wednesday 29th September is Jackboots On Whitehall – a satirical animation about an alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion. Star voiceover cast includes: Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike,Richard E. Grant, Timothy Spall, Tom Wilkinson, Alan Cumming, Richard Griffiths, Stephen Merchant and Richard O’Brien. It will be followed by an after-party with live set from rising Us indie band stars Airborne Toxic Event and DJ set from one of the most influential DJs in the UK – Andrew Weatherall. The following day will »
- Jamie Neish
Directors: Viv Fongenie
Writers: Viv Fongenie
Trailer: Not available
Review by: projectcyclops
Rating: 5 out of 10
The name alone had me excited, and with comparisons to Donnie Darko in the Eiff catalogue, and a theme surrounding particle physics, madness, death and grief; how could I resist? Once again I eagerly sat at the back of the cinema, notebook in hand, and anticipated something special. Special it most certainly isn’t. Maybe it’s ‘competent’, but I’ve been there, done that and seen it done better before.
The films begins with Ollie marching down the street, wearing a bathrobe, fez and scarf and talking dementedly to his smiley face kettle. “Don’t complain to me!” he spits, “At least you get to see the world!” We’re then treated to a cosmic opening credits sequence, and to whoever designed it, it’s the best part of the film, »
2 items from 2010
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