Jackboots on Whitehall

Rosamund Pike inexplicably joins One Shot

Don’t do it, Rosie, there are people who love you!

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Short Film of the Week – The Commuter

Remember when a visit to the pictures meant being treated to an eclectic 2D cabaret of newsreels and shorts before the feature even began? Nah, neither do we. But that doesn’t mean we don’t yearn for those halcyon days of cinematic variety, which is why we’re bringing you a new feature – one of our favourite short films, every single week. Simple really.

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Londoners, to your popcorn! This autumn’s most promising film adventures

Over the next couple of months, cinema-going Londoners won’t be able to move for all the exciting events and festivals cropping up on their doorstep. We’ve sifted through the bad, the ugly and that odd Japanese thing in Brick Lane to bring you the very best of what’s happening over the next month and a bit. These are the filmtastic treats we’re most looking forward to…

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Interview! We talk to Jackboots on Whitehall directors the McHenry Bros.

With their debut feature Jackboots on Whitehall about to open the Raindance Film Festival, the McHenry Brothers are men to watch. We caught up with them in London to talk puppets, Nazis and Terminator 2…

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Raindance announces 2010 lineup!

Raindance 2010 has announced its lineup; and its certainly going to be an interesting year… We take a look at some of the more controversial choices, and celebrate all that is Raindance!

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Jackboots on Whitehall

Two parts Team America and one part Battle of Britain, with a healthy dose of Robot Chicken and some Braveheart thrown in for good measure, Jackboots on Whitehall sounds like a thoroughly unsavoury mix – think sage gravy and Minstrels. But don’t be fooled! With the addition of some superb voice talent and snazzy FX, first-time directors the McHenry brothers have created an unorthodox but thrilling cinematic taste sensation. Think chicken hearts and fried banana (trust us on that one).

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EIFF director steps down

After four years running the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Hannah McGill is stepping down as its artistic director.

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