Brixton’s Spyros Parrisis lays on a film feast

  The Feast, a new short film, is a story of power, abuse and hunger. It will be privately screened in September and is definitely...

Brixton film maker bringing South London comic hero to the world

For Brixton resident Jody VandenBurg, a film graduate and comedy fan, the life of the late alternative comedian and South London celebrity Malcolm Hardee...

Award for Myatts Field North film

The National Film and Television School production Uprooted, which follows the last days of two residents on the Myatts Field North estate in Lambeth...

Brixton filmmaker to pass the passion on with film fund

The Blog’s Nicola Jones sat down with Brixton filmmaker Matthew Lawes, whose stop-motion short film The Song Of Wandering Aengus can be seen online.   The...

Whitney: Plenty of material, but it doesn’t grip you

Nicola Jones reviews Whitney: Can I Be Me Music documentaries may seem like they are a momentary trend, but they have always been developing. Lurking backstage like...

Brixton film maker debuts first feature film Across the River

Warren Malone talks to the Brixton Blog and Bugle about his first feature film Across the River and offers tips to budding film makers Warren...

Ritzy round up June 2017

With Wonder Woman, Whitney and My Cousin Rachel, June is a good month for women, writes Nicola Jones She is finally here! And by “she”...

Ritzy round up May 2017

May is upon us and the taste of summer movies is coming round the bend. writes Nicola Jones Leading the charge this month is British...

Ritzy round up April

As the sun begins to shine here in London, I know it will be hard to remember to go indoors and see some cinema,...

Dwaynamics’ Regan, 8, stars in 1,000 Londoners

It's Thursday – and that means another release in Chocolate Films’ wonderful 1,000 Londoners series. Regan, number 205, is eight and does boxing at Dwaynamics...

Brixton market hosts music video

Singer Imelda May came to Brixton yesterday to record the video for her single Should Have Been You, inspired by recent women’s marches across...

Brixton gentrification film to open here

An acclaimed film about gentrification in Brixton will open here exclusively next month before playing more widely in May. Shola Amoo’s A Moving Image had...

Ritzy round-up … howls, growls and beasts

At the time of my monthly round-up deadline I was still basking in the innocence of the 2017 Academy Awards, says Nicola Jones How has it...

Film Review: CERTAIN WOMEN

A 2016 Sundance Festival and Toronto Film Festival selection, writer and director Kelly Reichardt’s new film CERTAIN WOMEN flounders through a slow rumination on...

Ritzy workers set to strike on BAFTA weekend

  Ritzy cinema staff will be joined on strike on Saturday (11 February) by workers at three other Picturehouse cinemas – Hackney, Picturehouse Central and...

Moonlight – a film that shimmers with that little glimmer of...

As we look forward into a new political era across the pond and a Brexit climate here, could there be a more significant film...

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Anetha Sivanathan surveys the final season of Lambeth’s historic theatre, Ovalhouse, before its move from its home of 50 years to Brixton   For its last...

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