Cinema

Something To Get Animated About!

https://vimeo.com/240645901 Animafest is a world-famous animated film festival which takes place each summer in Zagreb, Croatia. The second oldest animation festival in the world, it...

More Than Just a Blade Runner-Up

Producing a  Blade Runner sequel that lived up to the original could have ended up as a Sisyphean task. The original is exalted as...

Revisiting Blade Runner

With Blade Runner 2049 out now and under a new director, Rising East decided to get two reviewers to watch the original and review...

Get Out: A Movie You Must Get To See

Last month, the much anticipated movie Get Out finally opened in UK cinemas, some time after its Stateside release. The film was surrounded by massive...

Trouble In The House

We white people are so used to watching movies related to our own history that we forget how important it is to find out...
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SadFest: Not Just A Sob Story

Earlier this month Genesis Cinema in Mile End hosted Sadfest, the world's first festival dedicated to sadness and how to express it. SadFest kicked off...

Logan’s Last Run

Logan’s visceral, raw and emotional story had me leaving the cinema both thoroughly satisfied and in a pleasantly melancholic mood. After so many years...

The Crying Game

This weekend will possibly be the saddest in London - ever. That’s because London SadFest will be taking over the Genesis Cinema.  If you...

Leaping Back To ‘Bronco Bullfrog’

Set in the world of Mods on scooters and motorbikes, Bronco Bullfrog is a critically acclaimed film shot in Stratford in 1969. The film follows...

T2: The People’s Choice

Choose secretly hoping it’s just as gritty as the original, choose heart-breaking plot lines not for the faint-hearted, choose feeling every emotion under the...

These Beasts Are Truly Fantastic

You might think that J.K. Rowling’s latest foray into the wizarding world is a spell too far, but the sceptical view has already been...

Robin Hood Rides Again

The Prince Charles cinema recently hosted a special screening of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of its initial release. For...

Picturing The Pickers

When I went to Stratford to see the launch screening of a film called Foreign Pickers I was surprised how empty the auditorium was. There were...

East End Fright Night With A Touch of Feminism

From Hell is a 2001 American horror film directed by the Hughes brothers and based on the novel about the Jack The Ripper murders by...

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