Akira, by Alexandra Ferguson

Akira (1988)
Certificate – 15
Director – Katsuhiro Ohtomo
Cast – Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama and Mitsuo Iwata

If you think animated films are just predictable children’s fantasies, either stop reading now or be prepared to accept your opinion is flawed.
Western cinema has previously presented drawn animation as children’s media. Dominated under a Disney dictatorship, the animated film has thrived on colour, song and a fairytale structure without venturing too close to adult themes.

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The Haunting of Pearson Place, by Jo Blackened

The Haunting of Pearson Place, Two Birds…One Stone, Released September 2011

Starring: Ken Arnold, Regen Wilson, Tracy Teague, Julie Forziati,Suzi Lorraine and Joe Estevez
Directed by Michael Merino
Screenplay by Michael Merino
Produced by Charles Young,
Tony Robinson, Michael Merinoand, and Sara Royster

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The Spirit of Albion, by Jon-Michael Lindsey

Screenplay & Directed by Gary Andrews
Produced by Joy Andrews, David Smith & Julianne Honey-Mennal

Based on the original stage production by The Archway Theatre Young Adults Group
Songs & music by Damh the Bard
Released in the UK: 1st May 2012
Running Time – 85 minutes

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Devin Townsend Movie Screening: ‘By a Thread’ at Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square

5th June 2012, By Rhiannon Marley

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Film Review, Serial Mom (1994), by Sabrina Dersel

I can remember very well the first time I encountered this movie, and never fell out of love of it! It was 1995, the video tape just got to the video club and got brought to my house. For the next hour and a half I was smitten and didn’t move from my chair. Since that time I have seen this movie at least three hundred times; it’s a real obsession!

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, by Alexandra Ferguson

Year – 2010
Certificate – 12A
Country – USA/UK/Canada
Director – Edgar Wright
Cast – Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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