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The King’s Speech – Review by James Black

The King’s Speech tells the very personal story of that most reluctant of public figures King George VI. Suffering from a speech impediment from his early childhood George VI became the reigning monarch by default when his elder brother Edward … Continue reading

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Leicester’s First Documentary Film Festival – By James Black

Leicester’s first ever documentary film Festival took place at Phoenix Square on Saturday 22nd January. The 12 hour event was organised by the Citizens’ Eye Community News Agency in partnership with the Reportage Club. The DocFilm Festival featured over 36 … Continue reading

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Monsters – Review by Sam Newton

Monsters is a movie-making romance. Shot with a shoestring budget on location, and often without permission, the film is a testament to the revolutionary possibilities of 21st Century Cinema. Casting his film with whosoever happened to be around, creating his … Continue reading

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Wizarding Film Workshop – 11/12/10 – Large Scale Film

On Saturday 11th December for 3 short hours the ETC suite at Phoenix Square became a place of cinematographic magic as 16 young people engaged in the Wizarding Film Workshop. Once the group had warmed up and got to meet … Continue reading

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The Arbor- Film Review by James Black

Our resident film reviewer James Black from Citizens’ Eye reviews the Arbor. Let us know what you think of the film by commenting on the post. Andrea Dunbar was something of a child prodigy growing up on the underprivileged Buttershaw … Continue reading

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Day of the Undead – by Sam Newton

13th November saw Leicester’s Day of The Undead celebrate its fourth year in the city. Hordes of undead film fanatics invaded Phoenix Square for the annual zombie film festival for a 13 hour movie marathon. This year saw the zombie-virus … Continue reading

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Phoenix Picks – November

And so it’s Winter. Eugh. The nights are drawing in, the sky is a relentless grey, the weathers awful, what better time than to come and bask in the Technicolor sun of your local Independent Cinema? I’m Jake Harvey from … Continue reading

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