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Flickeringmyth
08/20/2014
Flickering Myth Podcast - Into the Storm (2014) - Flickering Myth

The Flickering Myth Podcast goes INTO THE STORM... Recorded outside the Empire in London's Leicester Square, Flickering Myth Deputy Editor Luke Owen, staff writer Scott Davis and Gary Green from HeyUGuys sit down to talk about Into the Storm, which is out in cinemas today.

Zootoday
Sara X will turn you into a classical music fan with her unique

Ah, Mozart. One of our favourite classical composers - refined, sophisticated, and cultured. We promise our love for his music has absolutely nothing to do with this video. Who are we kidding? Busty model Sara X is clearly a fan, too, making her boobs dance along to Mozzy's 'Eine Kleine'.

Flickreel
01/16/2015
A Most Violent Year - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Flying past rumbling train tracks, over gliding freeways and underneath an overcast New York City sky, Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' sets the tone for A Most Violent Year 's opening moments perfectly.

Flickreel
01/16/2015
A Most Violent Year - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Flying past rumbling train tracks, over gliding freeways and underneath an overcast New York City sky, Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' sets the tone for A Most Violent Year 's opening moments perfectly.

Heyuguys
08/14/2014
Dinosaur 13 Review

Ever since Jurassic Park exploded into the imaginations of kids everywhere in '93, there hasn't been another film since that has sparked the same interest in our large, scaley (or feathery) friends, the dinosaurs. Not even Spielberg himself with JP's sequel, The Lost World, could match the same fervent love for Raptors and Tyrannosaurs that the original inspired.

Heyuguys
08/29/2014
Rerelease: Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari Review

As the spindly figure of Cesare ambles along with a damsel in distress slung over his shoulder, hunted by the law on a pathway that defies all architectural sense, a few things are being born into the popular cinema vernacular.

Flickeringmyth
01/16/2015
Flickering Myth Podcast Review - It Follows (2014) - Flickering Myth

The Flickering Myth Podcast gets followed... On today's episode, Flickering Myth deputy editor Luke Owen is joined by special guest Gary Green to give their initial reactions and thoughts to horror movie It Follows. For 19-year-­old Jay (Maika Monroe), the fall should be about school, boys and weekends at the lake.

Flickreel
12/02/2014
Marvel vs DC: Comparing the slates | Flickreel

Right up until 2020, DC has announced a slew of superhero movies to rival Marvel Studios' own output, and soon after, Marvel released their own extensive slate, itself running to 2019. We here at Flickreel are going to be taking a brief look at all of these planned films; what they may be about; what names are attached; and if we think they have potential...

Flickreel
02/23/2015
Monsters: Dark Continent - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Science-fiction movies have always belonged to one of two camps: the pulp-heavy actioner ( Aliens), or the cerebral cine-poem ( 2001: A Space Odyssey). Once every blue moon, there'll be a movie that belongs, in most respects, to both, and Monsters: Dark Continent is a prime example - but it's not without its flaws.

Zootoday
Boob-twerking beauty Sara X is back, bigger and bootier than ever before!

Boob-twerker extraordinaire Sara X Mills - the lovely lady who showed off her musical assets to Mozart - is back with another hot video. Proving that her talents aren't limited to her upper body, the busty model spins round and shows us that she's an expert in the field of original twerking, too.

Heyuguys
07/31/2014
Rerelease: The Deer Hunter Review

Before he sunk a studio with Heaven's Gate, Michael Cimino made The Deer Hunter. Released just three years after the horrific reality of the Vietnam War came to an end, and one year before Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now quickly took it into the realm of metaphors and nightmares, Cimino's sweeping character study occupied the uneasy segue between war and 'post'-war.

Timeoutabudhabi
The most gruelling movie shoots ever

Be the first to comment 4 August 2014 Boyhood, released this weekend, took 12 years to make. In homage to the massive feat, TOAD takes a look at the toughest, longest, and most head-scratchingly difficult movie shoots ever.

Heyuguys
08/06/2014
The Inbetweeners 2 Review

We've all been there before, in some way or other. Okay, maybe without the human faeces in our face, and without driving around in a car with Peter Andre's face scrawled on the side, but the ordeals in The Inbetweeners 2 - and its wildly popular predecessors, the first movie and the three TV series - are ones that chime with our own.

Heyuguys
08/06/2014
The Inbetweeners 2 Review

We've all been there before, in some way or other. Okay, maybe without the human faeces in our face, and without driving around in a car with Peter Andre's face scrawled on the side, but the ordeals in The Inbetweeners 2 - and its wildly popular predecessors, the first movie and the three TV series - are ones that chime with our own.

Thequietus
The Quietus | Film | Film Reviews | Flickers: The Quietus Film Reviews Round-Up Column

Well that's an auspicious start date for a regular column, eh? Welcome to 'Flickers', The Quietus's new film round up, in which a crack team of mavens from the site's cinema section will trawl the multiplexes, re-read the release lists and pointlessly attempt to swim upstream against the streaming sites in search of any interesting cinematic events.

Zootoday
Hot new techno boob-twerking clip rivals Sara X's unbelievable original!

Our featured video of Sara X twerking her boobs to Mozart has picked up plenty of fans - but it seems she may have made a (sexy) new enemy in the process. All round good sport, model Bianca Ghez - also blessed in the bikini department - posted a challenge video, with the message, 'Hey Mozart chick, you're doing it wrong'.

Thequietus
The Quietus | News | REVIEW - Still The Enemy Within

Thirty years sounds like a long time. Still The Enemy Within makes that generational gap all but dissolve, using stirring archival footage and revealing interviews with the miners of the 1984 strike.

Timeoutabudhabi
Make believe in the movies

Be the first to comment 26 August 2014 A Bug's Life (1998) When Flik, an accident-prone ant, ruins his colony's annual offering of food to the evil, greedy grasshoppers, he vows to hit the road and bring back a group of 'warrior bugs' to get rid of the grasshoppers once and for all - and save his species.

Heyuguys
09/22/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard talk 20, 000 Days on Earth

Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard are the creative minds behind the excellent documentary 20,000 Days on Earth, chronicling a staged day in the life of fabled musician Nick Cave. Blending fact with fiction, the pair have crafted an endlessly exciting exploration of its compelling subject, drawing on both Cave's mythos and humanity.

Heyuguys
09/22/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Mads Mikkelsen talks Hannibal

Bond villain. Renaissance radical. Igor Stravinsky. Dr. Hannibal Lecter. What do they all have in common? They've all been played by the Danish crossover star Mads Mikkelsen, and his latest star-making turn has been as the cunning, ruthless and megalomaniacal psychologist Hannibal, who helps solve psychopathic crimes - while hiding a dark secret himself.

Heyuguys
09/19/2014
20, 000 Days on Earth Review

20,000 Days on Earth is a film concerning places. Geographical ones, figurative ones, emotional states, frames of mind - you name it, it's explored in this fine, formally inventive documentary about husky art figure Nick Cave.

Heyuguys
09/19/2014
Grand Piano Review

Elijah Wood has had a strange career. Ever since playing Frodo in The Lord of the Rings movies, the actor has seemingly chosen his projects because they were, above pay or publicity, interesting.

Flickreel
Flickreel | Film News, Trailers, Movie Reviews and Previews

Welcome to Flickreel, an online film publication which aims to satisfy all of your movie-related needs whilst providing you with a truly pleasurable experience. This service is still evolving, so you may encounter the occasional issue.

Thequietus
The Quietus | Film | Film Features | Strangeness Just Around The Corner: Quietus Writers On...

Waking up on Monday to garbled - and, it turns out, less than accurate - reports that Japanese animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli was going to be closing its doors after 30 years in business was a strangely unsettling experience, coming as it did so closely after the announcement from its leading director Hayao Miyazaki that 2013's serene The Wind Rises would be his last film.

Heyuguys
08/20/2014
Into the Storm Review

Steven Quale's first movie was Final Destination 5. Hailed as a slight return to form for a franchise bogged down by the sequel dogma of most protracted horror franchises, perhaps this spelled good things for Quale, maybe by upping the spectacle, action, and tension of a disaster flick?

Flickreel
04/27/2015
Daredevil - An interview with Charlie Cox | Flickreel

By Gary Green Were you a fan of the comics beforehand? Charlie Cox may be the nicest man on the planet, but that hasn't stopped him from playing one of the most morally conflicted superheroes of recent times in Netflix's hit show Daredevil.

Flickreel
04/27/2015
Daredevil - An interview with Charlie Cox | Flickreel

By Gary Green Were you a fan of the comics beforehand? Charlie Cox may be the nicest man on the planet, but that hasn't stopped him from playing one of the most morally conflicted superheroes of recent times in Netflix's hit show Daredevil.

HeyUGuys
02/27/2015
The HeyUGuys Interview: Kornél Mundruczó talks White God

White God represents a virtuoso blend of thriller and melodrama, peppered with a healthy dose of magic realism. For its creator, Kornél Mundruczó, it represents a change in direction; a daring excursion into exciting cinematic territory, influenced as much by La Haine as it is Homeward Bound.

Flickreel
02/23/2015
Rosewater - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Jon Stewart has always attracted attention in both political and media spheres; his incisive and outspoken views have rattled the cages of some, and broken those of others wide open. Rosewater, his directorial debut, is his attempt to show us that he is also an important presence behind the camera as well as in front of it.

Flickreel
02/23/2015
Clouds of Sils Maria - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Clouds of Sils Mari a cheats, tricks, and blindsides its audience, but this is only a good thing in director Olivier Assayas' hands; his latest movie represents cinema in, many ways, its purest form. Juliette Binoche plays Maria, an ageing actor whose career is in flux.

Flickreel
02/20/2015
The Duke of Burgundy - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Sex, sex, sex. That's what it all boils down to, even over a hundred years ago: Sigmund Freud gesticulated in Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality that it grips us from infancy, and never loosens its maddening hold.

Flickreel
02/11/2015
5 actors who could play the new Spider-Man | Flickreel

By Gary Green With the huge announcement that Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures have come to an agreement concerning Spider-Man - meaning that the character will appear in his own film and in the films of others - there was no mention that Andrew Garfield would be reprising his role as Peter Parker.

HeyUGuys
02/20/2015
Sex Destroys: The Loss of Self in The Duke of Burgundy

Sex is at the forefront of everything in The Duke of Burgundy; while this hypnotic film's plot is driven by its characters, the characters are in turn driven by sex. Cynthia (Sidse Babett Knudsen) follows her lover Evelyn (Chiara D'Anna) through increasingly depraved journeys into domination and submission: Cynthia is a reluctant dominatrix, while Evelyn craves humiliation.

Flickreel
02/10/2015
Love is Strange - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Love may be strange, but it's also many other things: frustrating, testing, beautiful. In this fine sixth feature from Ira Sachs, it's also a force of nature. Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) have been together for nearly 40 years, and as a couple, have lived in New York City for most of those.

Flickreel
02/10/2015
Love is Strange - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Love may be strange, but it's also many other things: frustrating, testing, beautiful. In this fine sixth feature from Ira Sachs, it's also a force of nature. Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) have been together for nearly 40 years, and as a couple, have lived in New York City for most of those.

Flickreel
02/19/2015
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter begins as a horror film. A red-hooded figure stumbles innocently into a dank cave, dripping with darkness, and upon turning up a dirty rock, discovers a beat-up video tape.

Flickreel
02/19/2015
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter begins as a horror film. A red-hooded figure stumbles innocently into a dank cave, dripping with darkness, and upon turning up a dirty rock, discovers a beat-up video tape.

Flickreel
02/04/2015
The Interview - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green The main problem with The Interview isn't timing. Regardless of whether it was released without a drop of controversy, or indeed with the unfortunate case of it being cancelled by its studio, Sony, following apparent terror threats from North Korean hackers, The Interview was always going to be an absolute dud.

Flickreel
02/06/2015
The Turning - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Anthony Lucas, Ashlee Page, Claire McCarthy, David Wenham, Ian Meadows, Jonathan auf der Heide, Jub Clerc, Justin Kurzel, Marieka Walsh, Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Graham, Robert Connolly, Shaun Gladwell, Simon Stone, Stephen Page, Tony Ayres, Warwick Thornton, Yaron Lifschitz 'Because I do not hope to turn again.

Flickreel
02/06/2015
The Turning - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Anthony Lucas, Ashlee Page, Claire McCarthy, David Wenham, Ian Meadows, Jonathan auf der Heide, Jub Clerc, Justin Kurzel, Marieka Walsh, Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Graham, Robert Connolly, Shaun Gladwell, Simon Stone, Stephen Page, Tony Ayres, Warwick Thornton, Yaron Lifschitz 'Because I do not hope to turn again.

Flickreel
02/06/2015
The Turning - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green Anthony Lucas, Ashlee Page, Claire McCarthy, David Wenham, Ian Meadows, Jonathan auf der Heide, Jub Clerc, Justin Kurzel, Marieka Walsh, Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Graham, Robert Connolly, Shaun Gladwell, Simon Stone, Stephen Page, Tony Ayres, Warwick Thornton, Yaron Lifschitz 'Because I do not hope to turn again.

Flickreel
02/05/2015
Selma - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green The weight of history is a heavy burden. Every time fiction attempts to tackle it, a battle between verisimilitude and narrative is fought; there can be only one victor, and each has its casualties.

Flickreel
02/05/2015
Selma - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green The weight of history is a heavy burden. Every time fiction attempts to tackle it, a battle between verisimilitude and narrative is fought; there can be only one victor, and each has its casualties.

Heyuguys
02/02/2015
Atari: Game Over Review

1982: Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a huge hit for Universal and Amblin. The cute waddling alien causes a phenomena, which of course means merchandising on a near-cosmic scale, which inevitably leads to a video game adaptation.

HeyUGuys
01/29/2015
21st Century Suave: Kingsman, Bond, and the Modern Spy Movie

Kingsman: The Secret Service is one of those films which you enjoy immensely, but fail entirely to pigeonhole. Sure, it can be classed as a spy movie, but does it take the mick out of that genre a little too much to be considered truly canon?

HeyUGuys
01/23/2015
Gary Green

I'm a freelance film critic, writing for HeyUGuys, Time Out Abu Dhabi and The Quietus. Follow me on Twitter: @garygreenscreen Check out my previous work: www.clippings.me/garygreen

Flickreel
01/28/2015
Best of British Films in 2015 | Flickreel

By Gary Green The British film industry has always been an exciting front for electrifying cinema, and 2015 looks like it'll be no different. Here are the five British films we're looking forward to most this year.

Flickreel
01/28/2015
Kingsman: The Secret Service - Review | Flickreel

By Gary Green In the seconds after you witness Colin Firth destroy a church full of gun-wielding maniacs in a gleefully violent five-minute bloodbath, the first thing you'll do when you catch your breath will be to proclaim Kingsman: The Secret Service as the most fun film that could possibly be released this year.

Heyuguys
11/14/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Steve James on Rogert Ebert Documentary, Life Itself

Since be broke out with the classic documentary Hoop Dreams in 1994, Steve James has gradually become one of the best documentary filmmakers in the world. Typically covering issues of race and sports in his movies, he's most recently turned his eye to one of the world's most beloved film critics, Roger Ebert, who tragically passed away last year.

Heyuguys
01/23/2015
Family Ties: A Most Violent Year and The Godfather

A Most Violent Year is that most rare of things; a gangster flick that rejects crime, and flinches at the sight of blood. But just like Al Pacino's Michael Coreleone in The Godfather, Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) is a man who seems to embrace family above all else.

Heyuguys
11/14/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Steve James on Rogert Ebert Documentary, Life Itself

Since be broke out with the classic documentary Hoop Dreams in 1994, Steve James has gradually become one of the best documentary filmmakers in the world. Typically covering issues of race and sports in his movies, he's most recently turned his eye to one of the world's most beloved film critics, Roger Ebert, who tragically passed away last year.

Heyuguys
11/14/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Steve James on Rogert Ebert Documentary, Life Itself

Since be broke out with the classic documentary Hoop Dreams in 1994, Steve James has gradually become one of the best documentary filmmakers in the world. Typically covering issues of race and sports in his movies, he's most recently turned his eye to one of the world's most beloved film critics, Roger Ebert, who tragically passed away last year.

Heyuguys
11/12/2014
Life Itself Review

It's difficult to grasp how movies would be different if Roger Ebert were not there to talk about them. Unfortunately for us, we've already been living in that world since April last year, when the famous film critic succumbed - reluctantly - to a battle fought long and hard with cancer.

Flickreel
11/20/2014
What We Do in the Shadows - Review | Flickreel

"The idea for What We Do in the Shadows had been in Jemaine Clement's and Taika Waititi's heads since at least 2006, before Twilight came round and inadvertently sent up the entire vampire myth.

Heyuguys
11/21/2014
Reality Bites: A Brief History of the Mockumentary

What We Do in the Shadows, out this week, is what would be classed as a mockumentary. The movie is a collection of oddball personalities and laugh-out-loud humour; two staples of the mockumentary itself.

Flickreel
Gary Green, Author at Flickreel

Welcome to Flickreel, an online film publication which aims to satisfy all of your movie-related needs whilst providing you with a truly pleasurable experience. This service is still evolving, so you may encounter the occasional issue.

Heyuguys
09/25/2014
The Last Impresario Review

The Last Impresario, the new documentary from first-time feature maker Gracie Otto, begins with a casual stroll around the promenade during the Cannes film festival. All of a sudden, actors, directors and other stars of varying backgrounds and talents gather round one man; a sunglasses-wearing old chap.

Heyuguys
09/25/2014
Maps to the Stars Review

If you tried sticking your hand through Maps to the Stars' glossy surface, it would disappear into a thick, black ooze.

Thequietus
The Quietus | Film | Film Reviews | Dam And Blast: Night Moves Reviewed

Kelly Reichardt first came to people's attentions a few years ago, after the director gave the Western an unexpected jolt with 2010's Meek's Cutoff. Not that she was new to the game, having released small-time indie faves Old Joy and Wendy And Lucy, but it was the start of real consideration for a formidable talent.

Zootoday
Hot new techno boob-twerking clip rivals Sara X's unbelievable original!

Our featured video of Sara X twerking her boobs to Mozart has picked up plenty of fans - but it seems she may have made a (sexy) new enemy in the process. All round good sport, model Bianca Ghez - also blessed in the bikini department - posted a challenge video, with the message, 'Hey Mozart chick, you're doing it wrong'.

Zootoday
Real or fake? It's the battle of the super-slo-mo bouncing boob videos!

Real, fake - we enjoy them all the same at Zoo. But a new video has just appeared online that educates us in the difference. It's the most fun lesson we've ever had. Glamour model Jessi June recently posted a video online, set to answer the burning question about her assets: are they real or fake?

Timeoutabudhabi
Abu Dhabi Film Festival must see movies 2014

Be the first to comment 21 October 2014 From A to B Dir. Ali Mustafa, Arabic, English The opening night film is set to be a real puller of the heartstrings. Four children grow up together in Abu Dhabi, forging a friendship built to last.

Flickreel
11/06/2014
Quentin Tarantino ups security for The Hateful Eight; Tatum eyed for role | Flickreel

This comes as no surprise; after the massive script leak of The Hateful Eight earlier this year, Quentin Tarantino's new Western, the director initially called off the entire project. But thanks to some serious script revisions, the movie is going ahead - and with the cast largely announced (which includes Samuel L.

Heyuguys
05/27/2014
The Best (and Worst) of Oz

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return is the eighteenth film set in Oz. Or the seventeenth, if you discount 1978's The Wiz, which doesn't exactly take place there, but rather in a fantastical Oz-fitted New York City. Or maybe Dorothy's Return is actually the nineteenth, if you count the 1921 silent film adaptation which never actually made it to movie screens.

Heyuguys
07/03/2014
The Golden Dream Review

With the grand tradition of road movies, characters are obligingly swept away on a journey that will show them new things, throw a bunch of conflict their way, and they will - as a result - grow and change for the better.

Heyuguys
06/05/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Mackenzie Munro talks I Declare War

The hectic I Declare War is out this weekend, brimming with bloody violence and memorable characters. One of the standouts is upcoming actress Mackenzie Munro, who's previously starred in The Borgias and The Story of Luke, as 'alpha female' Jessica.

Heyuguys
06/04/2014
22 Jump Street Review

It may have been twenty years since we saw the last great comedy sequel. 1993 saw the release of Wayne's World 2; before that there was 1989's National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

Heyuguys
06/09/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Nick Nevern and Jason Maza talk The Hooligan Factory

Both Nick Nevern and Jason Maza have been making their faces known through British television and film - including both having done the obligatory acting rite of passage of appearing on The Bill - with a blend of dark humour and a passion for all things football, and most things hooligan.

Timeoutabudhabi
Alternative reality in cinema

Snowpiercer (2014) Earlier this year, Snowpiercer wowed the UAE with its high-octane thrills and brainy plot. But while it stars Chris Evans, none other than the do-gooder Captain America himself, its bleak vision of the future couldn't be further from the bright colours of his Avenger alterego.

Heyuguys
06/27/2014
"We can't just keep building the walls..."Diego Quemada-Diez on Cinematic Rebellion and The...

All great debut features come from a place of true inspiration. For Diego Quemada-Diez, those places are dotted all over; with his knockout first film, The Golden Dream, which follows the lives of a group of teenagers as they embark on a mission from Guatemala to the U.S., the elements of his work can be traced back to the director's influences (of which there are many) while also standing entirely on their own.

Heyuguys
05/08/2014
The Wind Rises Review

A legacy, by its own design, can only begin when something special comes to an end. It's this same romantic ideal that has seen Hayao Miyazaki direct nine features for Studio Ghibli over twenty-eight years, and the same one that has led him to actively end his role as the Japanese animation giant's creative eyes, ears and hands.

Heyuguys
04/27/2014
Sundance London 2014: Finding Fela! Review

A new Alex Gibney film is always something to be excited about. Whether it was the piercing insight into national security with We Sell Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, or casting a refreshingly transparent eye on sport icon Lance Armstrong in The Armstrong Lie, Gibney has forged an extraordinarily impressive back catalogue not just in terms of quality, but of proliferation.

Heyuguys
05/08/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Jeff Wexler discusses Studio Ghibli, Ahead of the Release of The Wind Rises

Jeff Wexler, Chief of International Division at Studio Ghibli, oversees the process that takes each Ghibli picture - including their most recent, The Wind Rises - overseas and accessible to foreign audiences. Speaking to us direct from Japan, Jeff talks about sticking to the director's original vision, casting stars like Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and how the studio's newest effort sits with classics like Spirited Away and My Neighbour Totoro.

Heyuguys
04/27/2014
Sundance London 2014: The Case Against 8 Review

The quality of the documentaries at Sundance London this year has been delightfully high, comprised of fresh directors breaking out boldly (Dinosaur 13) and old masters continuing to prove their mettle (Finding Fela!). While The Case Against 8 doesn't quite fall into either camp, it still holds the power to move you to tears.

Heyuguys
04/25/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Crispin Glover discusses his films ahead of UK tour

Innovative filmmaker Crispin Glover is soon set to tour a series of cinemas across the UK, showing his films such as It Is Fine! Everything is Fine., and What Is It?, along with slideshows, Q&As and book signings. Ahead of his arrival, we asked him three questions - and here are his fascinating, unedited answers below.

Heyuguys
04/26/2014
Sundance London 2014: The Voices Review

Ryan Reynolds is the poster boy for film fan rage everywhere. For inexplicable reasons, he's suffers much insult for his choices, whether he ends up in good movies or bad; he's appeared as the scene-stealing Hannibal King in Blade: Trinity, a gawky superhero in Green Lantern, and was even brave enough to let himself be buried alive in Buried, and has continued to receive unfounded negativity - even though he oozes a particular charm and self-knowing wit in almost every performance.

Heyuguys
04/26/2014
Sundance London 2014: Drunktown's Finest Review

Criss-crossing ensemble pieces are a small but distinct flavour of this year's Sundance London; along with Little Accidents and Hits, Drunktown's Finest joins them with a slant for interlacing storytelling within a certain location. This time around, we take a visit to a place rich in Indio-American culture with Drunktown's Finest, a low-budget picture with bigger things on its mind.

Heyuguys
04/23/2014
The Landscape of Locke

Warning: This article contains spoilers. Many movies are the sum of their characters. But what if you only have the one? And what if you go even further, like Tom Hardy in Steven Knight's new film Locke, and confine them to a single space?

Heyuguys
04/09/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: The Hunger Games Star Sam Claflin on The Quiet Ones

Sam Claflin, fresh off the success of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, is starring as the lead in a brand new flick from Hammer Horror, The Quiet Ones. He spoke to HeyUGuys about his career so far, how it was to be behind the camera for a change, and how much it takes to scare him...

Heyuguys
04/08/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Shan Khan on Honour

With his debut feature Honour - starring Paddy Considine and Aiysha Hart - out now in cinemas across Britain, we had the distinct pleasure of discussing the project with the film's writer and director, Shan Khan.

Heyuguys
03/21/2014
Starred Up: The Language of Prison Life Feature

Starred Up, an unconventional father-son story set in prison, represents a number of things for British cinema. Firstly, it's emblematic of how strong UK-set and UK-made productions have been recently; in the past year alone, we've had The Selfish Giant, For Those in Peril, and A Field in England among others, all proving that the country is in very healthy cinematic shape indeed.

Heyuguys
03/14/2014
The Rocket and the South East Asia Movement

There's been a small trend as of late; the landscape of small, independent cinema has taken to a particular geographical one, chiefly South East Asia. A handful of the most critically acclaimed films of the past few years - 2011's The Raid, last year's Mister John, and BIFA-scooping Metro Manila, and now this weekend's The Rocket - are all set in the beautiful region, including the rapidly approaching The Raid 2: Berandal.

Heyuguys
03/06/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Sean Ellis talks Metro Manila

Last year, Metro Manila won the big awards at the British Independent Film Awards - Best Picture, Best Director and Best Achievement in Production. Before its huge sweep that night, it garnered wide critical acclaim (we gave it five out of five stars ourselves), and praise for the British filmmaker Sean Ellis.

Heyuguys
02/20/2014
Claire Denis Interview - Bastards

With twenty-five years of filmmaking under her belt, French auteur Claire Denis is still at it. Her latest movie is Bastards, a stark look under the bonnet of the upper class, revealing dark possibilities and even bleaker realities.

Heyuguys
02/18/2014
Slash Interivew for Nothing Left to Fear

The hair. The hat. The shades. You all know him, but mainly for massive guitar solos and trailblazing the rock n' roll lifestyle. But ex-Guns N' Roses axeman Slash has now made his foray into film producing, with Nothing Left to Fear out now on DVD, Blu Ray and VOD ( click here to purchase your copy).

Heyuguys
02/13/2014
Revisiting: Paul Wright's For Those in Peril

Stories, however they're told, take us on a journey. They can be full of struggle, hardship, and general nasty bits, but once you're in, you're in for good. For Those in Peril, the highly accomplished debut from newcomer Paul Wright, arguably boasts two of them; the main narrative itself, and the child's fable that acts as a metaphorical parallel.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
11/05/2013
In search of the big cheese

We took to Abu Dhabi’s streets to discover the best cheese boards and selections the city has to offer.

Bearded Magazine

Heyuguys
02/11/2014
Kevin MacDonald Interview for How I Live Now

The celebrated Scottish director Kevin Macdonald is known for his magisterially mounted, adult-inclined works of fiction that are shaded in politics and personal hardships. His movies have leaned toward Oscar glory (Forest Whitaker won Best Actor for his terrifying turn in The Last King of Scotland), while other films have displayed his particular talent for singling out narrative greatness in true-life stories (Marley most recently, and Life in a Day and Touching The Void before it).

Heyuguys
02/03/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Marc Singer talks Dark Days

Marc Singer's groundbreaking documentary Dark Days is available on DVD and download from February 3rd. It shines a light on a largely forgotten sect of homeless people living in the railway tunnels of New York City in the nineties; living away from harshness of the street, the 'Tunnel People' of NYC built their own rudimentary houses and even had electricity, creating a community with its own personality (and fair share of troubles).

Time Out Abu Dhabi

Time Out Abu Dhabi
02/05/2014
The '80s, Remade

It’s time to bring the decade that made Molly Ringwald and Rob Lowe stars back into fashion.

Bearded Magazine
10/04/2011
Interview: The Xcerts

Gary Green joins Jordan from The Xcerts at their free show at The Haunt, Brighton. They talk about supporting Manchester Orchestra, the death of the single, and Wagner.

Heyuguys
01/31/2014
The HeyUGuys Interview: Gaby Hoffmann talks Crystal Fairy

Gaining just a limited big screen release in Britain, Sebastian Silva's unique drama Crystal Fairy is now out and available to own on DVD - and to mark the occasion, we spoke to the eponymous character herself, Gaby Hoffmann.

Heyuguys
01/24/2014
Rerelease: Dark Days Review

In Marc Singer's award-winning documentary, it's not just the film that's black and white. In New York City near the turn of the millennium, for a small amount of people life is very much one or the other; it's eat or starve, live or die.

The Film Pilgrim
08/21/2012
Samsara review

Samsara is cinema distilled; every crystalline 70mm image evokes an intense private wonder, touching that part deep inside that wants to make a change in this evidently beautiful world.

Heyuguys
01/15/2014
Tim's Vermeer Review

Painting and filmmaking have a lot in common; although one is inherently static and the other is all about movement, the craft behind each always concerns bringing its subjects to life. Tim's Vermeer just happens to be a film about a painting; Tim Jenison is an inventor, responsible for big software companies and video effects productions.

Bearded Magazine
06/14/2011
Interview: Polar

Polar are a whole new breed of animal.

The Film Pilgrim

Time Out Abu Dhabi
02/19/2014
The Worst (Movie) Hotels to Stay At

The Grand Budapest Hotel, opening across the UAE this weekend and filled with murder and intrigue, continues that great cinematic tradition; staying in hotels sometimes isn’t great. Words Gary Green

FilmOnTrial

Heyuguys
01/10/2014
The Square Review

It's the eleventh of February in Cairo, Egypt, 2011, and something's in the air. Countless thousands have gathered for days to protest against the nefarious regime of President Mubarak in Tahrir Square, a nondescript public space transformed into a bustling hub of revolution.

Timeoutabudhabi
The five scariest screen hotels

Be the first to comment 18 February 2014 5. Hotel Oldboy Staying at Hotel Oldboy might not be the worst thing ever; Joe (Josh Brolin) is a money-hungry yuppie working his sleazy way to the top of the fiscal food chain in last year's remake of the 2003 Korean classic, who's ready to let others take the fall in order to make his buck.

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Guildford Dragon NEWS | The Guildford Dragon

If the bare walls of your office are getting you down, there's now a fresh solution to this very particular problem. VividLab, a new local company, is looking to brighten up the workplace and lift moods with its selection of motto-driven motivational posters.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
10/23/2013
Dive into autumn with a splash

Now that the hot summer sun has finally retreated, Murjan Splash Park is one of the top go-to destinations for enjoying the outdoors with your family in the city.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
10/23/2013
The best heist movies ever

As Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake do battle with money and wits in modern thriller Runner Runner, we get in on the act too and uncover five unmissable heist movies.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
10/30/2013
Symphony in the city

The National Symphony Orchestra has just kicked off its new season, and there’ll be something for everyone in its forthcoming concerts. TOAD went to investigate the city’s classical roots.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
10/23/2013
Spookiness in the city

Are those the hairs rising on the back of your neck? It must be because Halloween in the capital is just around the corner. Here are the best places to go on the most spine-tingling night of the year.

Timeoutabudhabi
5 to see: Strange onscreen romance

Be the first to comment 28 January 2014 Her (2014) In this day and age, we're all getting increasingly more connected with the technology around us; whether it be our phones, tablets, or laptops, we're able to connect with one another more than ever before.

The Film Pilgrim
08/31/2012
Berberian Sound Studio review

In essence, the terrifying existential cracks that show up in the protagonist’s work bleed into Strickland’s own.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
01/29/2014
The Five Oddest Screen Romances

As Her infiltrates the hearts and minds of cinemagoers this weekend, we take a look back at some of the most peculiar, weird and downright odd relationships that have made it onto film. Words Gary Green

The Film Pilgrim
05/07/2012
LUV review - Sundance London

Essentially an alternative coming-of-age tale, LUV is occasionally powerful, occasionally incomprehensible, but consistently compelling. As Dennis Haysbert’s character declares, ‘America ain’t a country. It’s a company.’

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Time Out Abu Dhabi
10/23/2013
Abu Dhabi Film Festival

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival is here, but how will you know what to go and watch from the dozens of great movies on offer? We’ve combed through the best films, documentaries and shorts from the collection to bring you the ultimate guide for getting the best from the festival.

The Guestlist Network

Time Out Abu Dhabi
10/30/2013
Tried & Tested

Gary Green checks out the deluxe de-stress massage at Le Méridien’s Eden Spa.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
10/30/2013
Al Ain adventuring

Just outside Abu Dhabi, there’s a whole other world that’s closer than you think. Al Ain is home to some of the most unique outdoor and sporting activities in the UAE.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
10/30/2013
A Journey through horror

Halloween is upon us, and that usually means scaring yourself silly with a horror movie or two. We can help you choose by taking a trip through some of the most influential scary films of all time.

Time Out Abu Dhabi
01/22/2014
Inside Oscar Isaac

The Inside Llewyn Davis star reveals what makes his unlikely folk hero tick. Words Gary Green

Time Out Abu Dhabi
02/12/2014
Trainspotting

Snowpiercer, out this weekend and starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swindon, is set entirely on a train. We got thinking why they make such good settings for movies: Here are five that do it best.

The Quietus

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