Special Feature: Jameson Empire DISS Awards 2013

Last Friday night (22 March), CineVue were invited to Google’s swanky London headquarters for the Jameson Empire Done in 60 Seconds Awards. The idea has evolved quite considerably in the five years since its inception, now inspiring amateur filmmakers around the world to test their talents. This year, the judges Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘Thale’

★★★☆☆ An opening shot of a cassette-recorder playing and the screams of a woman give an instant suggestion that Aleksander Nordaas’ sophomore feature, Thale (2012), will be venturing into the territory of torture porn. Much like fellow Norwegian creature-feature Trollhunter (Trolljegeren, 2010), however, it subverts its immediate genre trappings to Continue Reading

DVD Review: ‘Sightseers’

★★★☆☆ Returning to recurring themes explored in previous works, Sightseers (2012) – Ben Wheatley’s third feature – sees the director teaming up with comedians Alice Lowe and Steve Oram to depict a tale of soured idealism, taking his proclivity for kitchen sink neurosis on a blood-spattered tour of the Yorkshire Continue Reading