How To Start A Revolution

This entry is part 12 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

It always feels strange going to the cinema to see a documentary feature. When I think of factual films I tend to look towards Channel 4 or BBC 2 rather than a night out at the movies…


This entry is part 10 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

In the past couple of years there has been an explosion in the number of “found footage” films. Mostly these are films which look like they have been recorded on a camcorder and discarded after a horrific event of some description…

Festival Preview: 10 Unmissable Raindance Films

This entry is part 3 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

In just under a week’s time London’s Raindance Film Festival will begin. This is the first film festival that I’ll be attending since launching LouiseReviews and I have to admit I’m pretty excited about the festival, seeing so many new films, meeting film-makers…

18 World Premieres at Raindance

This entry is part 2 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

The 19th Raindance Film Festival was launched today in London and it looks like it will be the strongest year yet. In just 12 days the festival will host 18 World Premieres, 21 European Premieres and 49 UK Premieres…

Another Earth to open Raindance

This entry is part 1 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

Raindance Film Festival has announced that the UK premiere of sci-fi drama Another Earth will open this year’s festival. Another Earth, directed by Mike Cahill, was a huge hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival where it won the Alfred P Sloane prize for “focusing on science or technology as a theme, or depicting a scientist, engineer or mathematician as a major character”….

Reg Hollis: Best Actor In The World?

Jeff Stewart, former star of The Bill, has won the Best Actor award at the Manhattan Film Festival for his performance in the Soviet-era drama Under Jakob’s Ladder. Stewart, who played the annoying PC Reg Hollis, famously went through a very tough time after being axed from The Bill so it’s great to see him have such a successful comeback.