6 items from 2017
Even by ladling on the gore a mansion-set horror comedy struggles to cover up its failings
A pair of lairy lads looking to pull get more than they bargained for when gorgeous sisters Kitty (Kelly Wenham) and Lulu (Georgia Groome) offer to take them home to their family mansion. Crude, unsophisticated but enthusiastically bloody, this British comedy horror feels a bit like The Inbetweeners Movie with multiple stab wounds and cranial trauma.
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- Wendy Ide
Several members of the team behind the “The Inbetweeners” series and movies are reuniting for “The Festival,” a new comedy following a group of students as they graduate and head to a music festival. The producers said the movie is a coming-of-age comedy “that finds the gang falling in love with music and mud.”
“The Inbetweeners’” Joe Thomas will star alongside Claudia O’Doherty (“Trainwreck”) and Hammed Animashaun (“Black Mirror”). The supporting cast includes Jemaine Clement (“Flight of the Conchords”), Hannah Tointon (“Mr. Selfridge”), and Kurt Yaeger (“Sons of Anarchy”).
Fudge Park, the U.K. producer formed by “The Inbetweeners” writers and exec producers Iain Morris and Damon Beesley, will make the film. It is the first to be greenlit under a four-picture pact Fudge Park has with Film4 and Entertainment Film Distributors, which are co-financing.
The film is in production in the U.K. and slated for a summer 2018 release. Efd »
- Stewart Clarke
Dancing in movies is nothing new, since the early days of cinema dancing has been a great way to perform a scene. However, most of these routines, as you’d expect, are in musicals. Yet there are a few non-musical films that throw in the odd surprising dance scene to great effect. Here are 6 unexpected yet awesome dance scenes.
6. Club Cringe – The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)
For some dancing isn’t easy, but in this case these guys make it look almost impossible. With the juxtaposition of Neil (Blake Harrison) flailing his limbs with some sort of rhythm next to Simon (Joe Thomas) jittering nervously and Will (Simon Bird) galloping his way to sheer embarrassment, this one hits the list for cringe factor alone. The final stage in this act results in Simon and Will choosing to copy Neil and if you ever think that Neil is the one to follow, you’re in the shit. »
- Tom Batt
Author: David Sztypuljak
Last week we got to hear from feature-film newcomer Isabela Moner on her role as Izabella in the latest movie in the Transformers franchise and today it’s the turn of fellow Brit Laura Haddock. Laura has previously appeared in numerous TV shows including The Level, Da Vinci’s Demons and Luther on stage and had parts in The Inbetweeners movie and Guardians of the Galaxy. By her own admission the level has increased somewhat as she takes on the role of Oxford university professor Vivian Wembley in the Michael Bay film.
During the preview footage we got to see (see our full explanation video below), we got to see the introduction of Haddock’s character as she’s thrown out of an Autobot and brought to see Anthony Hopkins at his mansion alongside Mark Wahlberg. We also found out what it’s like to be introduced in such a physical manor, »
- David Sztypuljak
Author: Jon Lyus
Yesterday the 2017 Into Film Awards brought together some of the brightest new young filmmakers in the UK to celebrate their achievements, and promote the ongoing commitment to teaching film in schools. Many of the young filmmakers walked the red carpet before the ceremony, rubbing shoulders with some of our finest actors, directors and producers, and we were able to speak to many of them.
Eddie Redmayne, Daniel Craig, Amma Asante and Charles Dance were among those attending the event, and our collection of interviews are below. The great work Into Film undertakes to promote film education is second to none. Supported by the BFI and the National Lottery there is much to celebrate here, and we wish them well on their continuing adventure.
Scott Davis and Dave Sztypuljak were on the red carpet yesterday to speak with the new stars of the British Film Industry. Here’s how they got on… »
- Jon Lyus
“The Inbetweeners” star Simon Bird is set to make his feature film directorial debut with “Days of the Bagnold Summer,” an adaptation of Joff Winterhart’s graphic novel of the same name, to be produced by Matthew James Wilkinson of Stigma Films.
Bird will direct from a screenplay by Lisa Owens, author of the novel “Not Working.”
Winterhart’s book, which was shortlisted for the 2012 Costa Award, tells the story of “an idle summer in the lives of a shy 15-year-old heavy metal fan and his librarian mother. It perfectly captures the ennui, tension, pathos and affection of a mother-son relationship,” according to a statement.
The movie project is part-funded by Creative England with support from BFI.Network, and is seeking additional funding ahead of its summer production start date. It is being cast by Robert Sterne of Nina Gold Casting (“Game of Thrones,” “The Crown”).
Bird’s short film “Ernestine and Kit, »
- Leo Barraclough
6 items from 2017
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