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6 items from 2011


Jonathan Sothcott Talks Black And Blue Films

22 September 2011 7:03 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It’s an exciting time for Black and Blue Films. Following their showreel at the recent FrightFest – debuting clips from their upcoming Elfie Hopkins, Stalker and Strippers Vs Werewolves – producer Jonathan Sothcott was met with an extremely enthusiastic response. This bodes very well for the production house (perhaps Britain’s hardest working filmmakers), which is carving a clear niche for itslef in the UK horror and comedy markets. At present, the rate at which they are not only producing, but releasing films is staggering considering the amount of work involved between story conception and the final product.

‘Well we’re in an unusual position at the minute’ Jonathan Sothcott tells Thn, ‘rather than making films almost back-to-back we have films being released back-to-back.’ The first of these is Big Fat Gypsy Gangster, a comedy mockumentary written by and starring Ricky Grover, one of Britain’s favourite comedy talents. Released this week, »

- Tom Fordy

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DVD Releases: 'Big Fat Gypsy Gangster'

22 September 2011 5:31 AM, PDT | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

★☆☆☆☆ After successfully introducing Sasha Baron Cohen's comedy creation Ali G to audiences 13 years ago, Channel 4's The 11 O'Clock Show tried their luck with an array of new characters, including Bulla - a cockney 'hardman' performed by Ricky Grover. Bulla essentially flopped, so why, 11 years after his small screen debut, has Grover decided to revive Bulla for comedy feature Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011) - and what is X-Factor's Tulisa Contostavlos doing here?

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- Daniel Green

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This week's new films

16 September 2011 4:06 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

30 Minutes Or Less (15)

(Ruben Fleischer, 2011, Us) Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Danny McBride. 83 mins

After the heights of The Social Network, Eisenberg is demoted to a lowly pizza delivery boy for this casual caper movie. He's driven to rob banks at the behest of McBride's criminal non-mastermind, with buddy Ansari roped in for comic effect. In fact, comic effect seems to be all this is after. Like a dodgy pizza, it's enjoyable at the time but nutritionally dubious, a bit thin, and just about gone cold by the time it's finished.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (15)

(Thomas Alfredson, 2011, UK/Fra/Ger) Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch. 127 mins

A very British spy thriller that dispenses with all that hasty pacing and coarse action in favour of well-tailored men talking in rooms. A complex, classy cold war mole-hunt that demands attention, but rewards it richly.

I Don't Know How She Does It (12A)

(Douglas McGrath, »

- Steve Rose

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Exclusive! New Big Fat Gypsy Gangster poster revealed

22 August 2011 5:27 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Our good friends at Black and Blue Films have just released the all-new poster for Big Fat Gypsy Gangster. The gangster-comedy follows the story of Bulla (labelled ‘the hardest man in britain’) who leaves prison after 16 yaers at Her Majesty’s Pleasure. Upon his release, a Brit-obsessed American filmmaker follows Bulla for the next week, putting together a documentray about the infamous gangster. Though things begin to go wrong for Bulla from the off, he fights back in an effort to rebuild his crimimal empire.

Featuring an all-star British cast, Big Fat Gypsy Gangster will blend the gritty crime drama with sharp humour. It promises to be a controversial rollercoaster of laughs and violence.  Producer Jonathan Sothcott says:  ‘With less than a month to go before the theatrical release, Big Fat Gypsy Gangster is getting a lot of attention from the national press thanks to Tulisa, Max Laird and now »

- Tom Fordy

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Cover artwork for Big Fat Gypsy Gangster released

21 June 2011 5:49 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

4Digital Media has revealed the cover artwork for Black and Blue Films’ upcoming Big Fat Gypsy Gangster.

The comedy promises to be a violent and manic adrenaline blast, and features the talents of Ricky Grover (Dead Cert), Omid Djalilli (The Infidel),  Steven Berkoff (The Tourist), and TV icon Bulla.

After serving sixteen years at her majesty’s pleasure Bulla is out on the streets again, but things start to go wrong from the moment he steps out when he finds out he’s lost everything on the outside world. Fleeced by the same corrupt copper that put him behind bars, even his favourite aunt Queenie is about to lose the roof from over her head; in Bulla’s world family is everything. It’s time for Bulla to fight back. Get ready for a white knuckle ride into London’s underworld as the most dangerous man in Britain sets about reclaiming his crime empire. »

- Tom Fordy

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4Digital Media unleashes cover art for ‘Big Fat Gypsy Gangster’

20 June 2011 3:00 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

4Digital Media has released cover art for the star studded comedy Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (formerly Bulla The Movie) which is due for release on DVD in September.

A fast-moving roller coaster ride of violence, madness and mayhem featuring TV icon Bulla, the all-star cast includes Ricky Grover (Dead Cert, Eastenders), Omid Djalilli (The Infidel, Sex & The City 2) Steven Berkoff (The Tourist, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Rufus Hound (comedian/winner 2010 Let’s Dance for Comic Relief), Peter Capaldi (Bean, In the Loop), Leo Gregory (Green Street Hooligans) and X Factor sensation Tulisa (N-dubz).

After serving sixteen years at her majesty’s pleasure Bulla is out on the streets again, but things start to go wrong from the moment he steps out when he finds out he’s lost everything on the outside world. Fleeced by the same corrupt copper that put him behind bars, even his favourite aunt »

- Phil

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