Culture & Arts

Theatre: FAMILY TREE – Smock Alley – Thur. Feb 28th & Sat. March 2nd – 6.15pm

Theatre: FAMILY TREE – Smock Alley – Thur. Feb 28th & Sat. March 2nd – 6.15pm

“You were almost unrecognisable.  Maybe that’s why I agreed to go for coffee with you because I wasn’t entirely sure who you were” FAMILY TREE is the story of Rachel and Fiona’s relationship.  A smart and funny drama about the bravery and choices of what is called ‘ordinary life’ From the makers of festival hits, BEASTS, BLIND […]

Film Review & Trailer: On the Basis of Sex

Film Review & Trailer: On the Basis of Sex

Frances Winston reviews this film about a woman who changed history, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Directed by: Mimi Leder – Starring: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston, Kathy Bates This biopic of the inspiring powerhouse that is Ruth Bader Ginsburg (played here by Jones) is written by her nephew, so comes with the approval […]

Film Review & Trailer: Instant Family

Film Review & Trailer: Instant Family

Frances Winston reviews this Sean Anders film based on his own experiences of adoption  Directed by: Sean Anders – Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner, Margo Martindale, Julie Hagerty, Octavia Spencer When I first saw the trailers for this I assumed it was a screwball comedy, especially since it is directed by Anders, who […]

Queer Eye Season 3 on Netflix Now!

Queer Eye Season 3 on Netflix Now!

The Emmy® Award-winning Queer Eye returns ready to transform the stylistically challenged and into hip and happening savants at the hands of the Fab Five. This season, these fearless ambassadors of taste are headed to Kansas City to bring their infectious brand of self-love, confidence and encouragement to a whole new roster of heroes.

Film Review & Trailer: If Beale Street Could Talk

Film Review & Trailer: If Beale Street Could Talk

Frances Winston reviews If Beale Street Could Talk, the latest Barry Jenkins’ film, based on the novel by the same name Directed by: Barry Jenkins – Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Dave Franco, Diego Luna, Pedro Pascal, Ed Skrein, Brian Tyree Henry, Regina King I absolutely loved Barry Jenkins’ […]

Listen: Look No Further – KiSMiT

Listen: Look No Further – KiSMiT

  For this Valentine weekend, here’s a treat for all those who still believe in romance! EILE is delighted to feature California-based, pop/funk duo, Kismit, a high energy, passionate project, based in Silverlake, CA, with their latest single, Look No Further.  The dynamic, ethereal vocals of Carly Barnette, and the soulful sound of Baz King will […]

Netflix row overshadows Spanish lesbian film

Netflix row overshadows Spanish lesbian film

(Reuters) – A row over whether films produced for streaming platform, Netflix, should be shown at the Berlin Film Festival, has overshadowed the premiere of ‘Elisa & Marcela’, Isabel Coixet’s tale of two Spanish lesbians. Independent arthouse cinema operators in Germany wrote to German Culture Minister Monika Gruetters and Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick on Monday […]