17th Dec2019

‘The Cunning Man’ Short Film Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Simon Armstrong, Ali Cook, Ian Kelly, Charlotte Jo Hanbury | Written by Ali Cook | Directed by Zoe Dobson Shown at this year’s Frightfest, The Cunning Man is not the most obvious of shorts to be playing at that festival. Inspired by John Harries (1785-1839) a physician and ‘cunning man’ – a healer who uses […]

06th May2016

Sci-Fi London 2016: ‘The Call Up’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Max Deacon, Morfydd Clark, Ali Cook, Parker Sawyers, Tom Benedict Knight, Boris Ler, Adriana Randall | Written and Directed by Charles Barker The debut feature of writer/director Charles Barker, The Call Up comes from producers Red & Black Films, the company behind the well-regarded UK sci-fi thriller The Machine, and tells a very timely […]

28th Oct2014

British sci-fi flick ‘The Call Up’ enters production

by Phil Wheat

Stigma Films, Red & Black Films, Creative England, The Regional Growth Fund, Marzipan Productions, Pont Neuf Productions and Altitude Film Sales have announced principal photography will commence on the 10th November 2014 in Birmingham on action sci-fi The Call Up, set in the cutting edge future-now world of computer gaming technology. The movie is the debut featurefrom […]

04th Jul2014

‘The Anomaly’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Noel Clarke, Ian Somerhalder, Luke Hemsworth, Brian Cox, Alexis Knapp, Niall Greig Fulton, Michael Bisping, Ali Cook, Art Parkinson, Reuben Dabrow, Victoria Broom | Written by Simon Lewis | Directed by Noel Clarke Review by Andrew McArthur Noel Clarke‘s third directorial feature sees him in front of the cameras once again in science-fiction action piece, The […]