Author: Embankment Films

08 Jun The rise and fall of a British fashion icon: Alexander McQueen’s life makes abrasive but essential viewing

Watching this outstanding film is like being beaten round the head with a heavy bag full of diamond-encrusted Alexander McQueen skulls. It’s woozy, dreamlike and grimly compelling documentary- making that is consistently suffused with a sickening sense of dread. Taking the life, precipitous rise and horribly...

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12 May Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Courtenay join Gemma Arterton in ‘Summerland’ (exclusive)

Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle), Tom Courtenay (45 Years) and Penelope Wilton (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) have boarded second world war-era drama Summerland which is set to star and be executive produced by Gemma Arterton. The project marks the feature debut of Olivier Award-winning playwright Jessica Swale. She previously collaborated...

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16 Feb First look: Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson in Trevor Nunn’s ‘Red Joan’

creen International has exclusive first look images at Judi Dench (Skyfall, Shakespeare In Love) and Sophie Cookson (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Gypsy) in Red Joan, the spy drama based on Jennie Rooney’s novel of the same name. See below for full size pictures. Cookson will play Joan Stanley as a Cambridge physics student...

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08 Nov Rachel Griffiths On Hopping Into Directing Saddle With ‘Ride Like A Girl’

EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Griffiths is getting ready to jump into the feature directing saddle, taking on horse-racing drama Ride Like A Girl. With shooting set to begin in March, Village Roadshow has boarded Australian rights. In the aspirational drama, Teresa Palmer is playing Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the prestigious...

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