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Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins Get On With The Show (Pieces)!

Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins Q&A - two shotAlan Moore rarely ventures outside his native Northampton, so when he does you know it’s for a good reason.

And Show Pieces, the short film portmanteau he’s created with collaborator Mitch Jenkins, is a very good reason. The film received its world premiere at the renowned FrightFest horror and fantasy film festival in London’s Leicester Square in August 2014 and Moore and Jenkins were on hand to discuss their project.

An anthology movie in the style of David Lynch meets 1970s Amicus films meets The League of Gentlemen, Show Pieces is unusual, imaginative and proof of cinematic life in the Home Counties.

Made in Moore’s beloved Northampton, it weaves in the writer’s other preoccupations; mysticism, magic, eroticism, and life and death (although not necessarily in that order).


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The Raid 2 Blasts On To Blu-ray

The Raid 2 - DVD cover - Gareth EvansIt’s not often we feel compelled to write a piece on the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of a movie.

But then again, The Raid 2 sits at the top of our films of the year thus far list, so we’re prepared to make an exception.

If you have already experienced the baseball bat to the noggin rush that is Gareth Evans follow-up to The Raid, then you know to be excited.

If you have yet to be exposed, be prepared for a 5-star all-out explosion of cinematic verve. A film we called “The Godfather Pt II of action movies”, a film that was 18 months in pre-production and sets itself the not inconsiderable challenge of re-writing the rule book on ballistic filmmaking.

As is standard these days, extras-wise the Blu-ray trumps the DVD, boasting three featurettes, two live audience Q&As and a delet...

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