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Hope Lies At The London Film Festival 2014.

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The London Film Festival opened last night and our coverage begins tomorrow.  Continue reading

The London Symphony Journals. #1.

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote of Alex Barrett’s crowd funding campaign in aid of his new film, the silent celebration of the city, London Symphony.  I’ve invited Alex to use Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second as a platform to broadcast his thoughts as the project moves along. The Kickstarter campaign is still ongoing, and going very well, with more information on that available here. Alex has provided a couple of new stills from the film too, which can be found at the foot of this first diary entry.  Continue reading

That Gum You Like Is Coming Back Into Style.

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Twin Peaks, the greatest television show there ever was, is coming back. David Lynch and Mark Frost today announced that the show would return for a nine-episode run on the Showtime network in 2016.

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Monday Blu(e)s And DVD.

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It’s a quiet start to October for home video.

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Leeds Film Festival Announce 2014 Programme.

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This weekend the Leeds Film Festival made their line-up for their upcoming 2014 festival public.  Continue reading

There And Back Again. David Fincher’s Gone Girl.

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When it was announced in August 2013 that American actor Ben Affleck would be next in line to portray Bruce Wayne in the latest Batman film the internet had a hissyfit. Social media timelines were filled with rants bemoaning the actor, with his talent called in to question across a hazy couple of days. Chants of “Daredevil“, “Pearl Harbour” and “Gigli” could be heard for miles around. A Change.Org petition was launched. Continue reading

Discourse. A Conversation On The Summer Blockbusters Of 2014.

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Here is the first of what will be a regular article here at Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second. Over the course of a couple of weeks Hope Lies editor Adam Batty had a back-and-forth conversation with freelance film critic and cinema programmer Christina Newland, via the medium of email, on the subject of how the Summer slate of 2014 played out.

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Monday Blu(e)s And DVD.

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From sixty-six minutes-long to nigh-on five hours, we have films of all shapes and sizes in this week in home video.

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The Decay Of The StarBeast. How The Alien Series Killed The Alien.

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To tie-in with our upcoming season of science-fiction programme we’ll be taking a keener look at the genre over the next couple of months. Today Rob Girvan examines the conception and the legacy of the eponymous being of Ridley Scott’s Alien.  Continue reading

Plans Afoot For The London Film Festival.

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Our plans for covering the 2014 London Film Festival can be found below.  Continue reading

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