04th Jul2023

‘Greatest Days’ Review

by James Rodrigues

Stars: Aisling Bea, Alice Lowe, Matthew McNulty, Emma Amos, Lara McDonnell, Jayde Adams, Ziggy Heath, Marc Wootton, Eliza Dobson, Amaka Okafor, Carragon Guest, Barry O’Connor | Written by Tim Firth | Directed by Coky Giedroyc With a career that began in 1990, survived a break-up, Robbie Williams’ solo success, and Jason Orange leaving, it’s safe […]

10th Aug2021

Fantasia 2021: Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched

by Jim Morazzini

Features: Robert Eggers, Lawrence Gordon Clark, Piers Haggard, Alice Lowe, Jonathan Rigby | Written and Directed by Kier-La Janisse After watching Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror you certainly can’t accuse writer/director Kier-La Janisse (Eurocrime! the Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the ’70s) of just skimming the topic’s surface. […]

27th Aug2019

‘Sometimes Always Never’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Bill Nighy, Sam Riley, ALice Lowe, Jenny Agutter, Tim McInnerny, John Westley, Ella-Grace Gregoire, Louis Healy, Alexei Sayle | Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce | Directed by Carl Hunter Sometimes Always Never stars Bill Nighy as Alan, a Scrabble aficionado, who has spent the last few decades of his life along with his son […]

23rd Aug2019

Frightfest 2019: ‘Dark Encounter’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Laura Fraser, Mel Raido, Vincent Regan, Alice Lowe, Sid Phoenix, Grant Masters, Spike White, Nicholas Pinnock | Written and Directed by Carl Strathie “Something’s happenin’. Something unnatural. Something evil”. Written and directed by Carl Strathie (Solis), Dark Encounter is the story of a family in grief after the strange disappearance of their young eight […]

28th Jan2019

‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter, Craig Parkinson, Alice Lowe, Asim Chaudhry, Tallulah Haddon, Catriona Knox, Paul Bradley | Written by Charlie Brooker | Directed by David Slade Charlie Brooker’s seminal TV series Black Mirror returns on Netflix with an advantageous subtextually corrupted and ironic damning assessment of a “choose your own adventure” feature-length episode in […]

16th Jan2017

‘Prevenge’ kicks off UK screening tour tonight

by Phil Wheat

Prevenge is the brilliant and off-the-wall writing and directing debut feature by Alice Lowe (Sightseers). She wrote, starred in, and directed it whilst 7-8 months pregnant with her first child, who also appears in the film. Alice was one of the BIFA nominees for ‘best debut director’. Known for her work as a UK television […]

28th Aug2015

Frightfest 2015: ‘Aaaaaaaah!’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Steve Oram, Lucy Honigman, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Alice Lowe, Holli Dempsey, Julian Barratt, Toyah Wilcox, Noel Fielding, Tom Meeten | Written and Directed by Steve Oram Two men step over a fallen branch in a damp, overgrown wood. The larger of the two  stops to examine a framed picture of a woman in a wedding dress before the […]

03rd Aug2015

Frightfest 2015: First look at Steve Oram’s ‘Aaaaaaaah!’

by Phil Wheat

The debut feature of actor Steve Oram (Sightseers, TV’s Glue), Aaaaaaaah! stars Julian Barratt, Toyah Willcox, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Steve Oram, Lucy Honigman, Tom Meeten and Sean Reynard. The supporting cast include Noel Fielding, Holli Dempsey, Shelley Longworth, Alice Lowe, Tony Way and Waen Shepherd. Alpha Male, Smith and his Beta, Keith, make a move to […]

18th Mar2013

‘Sightseers’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies, Richard Glover, Monica Dolan, Jonathan Aris, Richard Lumsden | Written by Alice Lowe, Steve Oram | Directed by Ben Wheatley Kill List director Ben Wheatley returns with his latest opus, Sightseers, a very British black comedy which is penned by its stars Alice Lowe and Steve Oram and […]