REVIEW: Bee Goes Ape Over The True Story of King Kong

Theatre Magdeburg, in Germany, is somewhat a trial ground for new, ambitious productions. The chamber opera “The True Story of King Kong” by Jeffrey Chin is one of these. It combines pre-produced film clips, live video-feeds of performers and puppetry to illustrate the story of the great ape through the movies. While all these elements […]

An Accidental Studio – the History of HandMade Films

With such film greats as Life of Brian, The Long Good Friday, Withnail & I, a new feature-length documentary examines the history of HandMade Films through the eyes of the filmmakers and actors as well as the man who started it all, former Beatle and music legend George Harrison. The feature-length documentary will air on 4 May […]

Movie Review: Berlinale 2019 Top 3 Picks – Bee’s Bunch of the Best

This year’s Berlinale marked the swan song for Dieter Kosslick, the outspoken and celebrity-friendly festival director. After 18 years he is giving up his reigns and although he has been criticised by some over the last years, his contribution in making the Berlinale one of the top 5 film festivals of the world and the […]

2nd International Film Festival and Awards Macao

Macao is hosting some of the film industry’s finest for its second annual International Film Festival and Awards‧Macao (IFFAM).  Under the theme ‘A New Avenue to the World of Films’, the festival features a line-up of international film stars and directors – including Hollywood star Jeremy Renner and renowned director John Woo – as well […]

Ab Fab – the afterparty at Liberty London

OMG – absolutely fabulous! The flowers alone must run into the thousands. What a great party after the world premiere. Every angle covered – beautifully dressed guests, great DJ and disco dance floor, gallons of Bolly,  Stoli clever cocktails, bags of sweeties and glitter everywhere. If Eddy were to describe the mood: Sex, bitch, aristo, sex, punk, whore, […]

Movie Review: Berlinale 2016

In February there is one unmissable thing in Berlin – the Berlinale. As usual, this film festival is about being eclectic and not all about ‘the competition.’ So the 16 films our reviewer, Sabine ‘Bee’ Koch, got to see, ranged from Japanese thrillers, Iranian ghost stories and the very first queer movie  – 1919’s silent […]

Original Batmobile on sale for $5m

The original Batmobile, from the 1966 TV series, has gone on sale in the US for $5m. The car, which was driven by caped crusader Adam West, was inspired by a concept car developed by Ford, called the Lincoln Futura. Despite the car’s original cost of $250,000, it was sold to car customiser George Barris for $1.00 and […]

FILM: The Age of Adaline

The world has changed in the last century. Adaline has not.

FILM: Florence Foster Jenkins Filming in UK

First Look at Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in new Stephen Frears movie “Florence Foster Jenkins” about a tone deaf opera singing heiress

How to do the Berlinale – an insider’s tips

Some advice from a seasoned veteran on “How to do the Berlinale” It’s February in Berlin and that means The Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, known as the Berlinale, and it’s dominating the face of my town writes Sabine Koch, guest contributor. During the 10 days of films, parties, markets you can get a glimpse of the world of […]