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DERBY FILM FESTIVAL 2017.

Derby film festival  is proud to welcome some of the UKs top film bloggers and podcasters to the festival, covering all the events and screenings and capturing the atmosphere.

Kinnemaniac

Kinnemaniac

Kinnemaniac is a movie blog edited by freelance film journalist Simon Kinnear, a longstanding contributor to Total Film who has also written for Digital Spy, VODZilla, SFX and Doctor Who Magazine amongst others.  He also introduces screenings at QUAD under the 'Epic!' banner, celebrating the movies you need to see on the big-screen.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT KINNEMANIAC

HOPE LIES AT 24 FRAMES A SECOND

HOPE LIES AT 24 FRAMES A SECOND

From A Bout de Souffle to Zabriskie Point, Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second attempts to cover every corner of the cinema spectrum. From reviews of the latest theatrical releases to in-depth analysis of both familiar classics and overlooked greats, we hope to cater for every taste, providing a tailored approach to online film criticism.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT HOPE LIES

Critics Associated

Critics Associated

Critics Associated provides the latest film news, reviews and features from top UK critics. It was set up by established critics as a platform for their opinions and to define the industry standard for web-based film criticism.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT CRITICS ASSOCIATED.

Midlands Movies

Midlands Movies

Midlands Movies launched in January 2012 and casts an eye over new films, movies and shorts from large scale Hollywood blockbusters to local film-makers and scriptwriters based in the Midlands area. We have plenty of new reviews and feature blogs including Spotlights on films, movie groups, shorts and make-up artists from the locality.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT MIDLANDS MOVIES

The Gum You Like

The Gum You Like

That Gum You Like is a blog about films, their impact, how they are made and what makes them special. Its goal is to take every film at face value, and to celebrate diversity in genre, budget, background, cast and crew. It is run by Luke Flood, a film graduate from Derby.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THAT GUM YOU LIKE.

Diegesis Magazine

Diegesis Magazine

Diegesis is the unconventional magazine of film and television criticism. Creative, conceptual and critical, our online and print-based magazine features new writers, original articles, and thought-provoking approaches to big screen and small, feature-length and short. Based at Southampton Solent University, we take a closer look at debates in screen culture, offer interviews to enlighten and reflect on issues that impact industry. This is Diegesis magazine: informed, insightful and intelligent. 

CLICK HERE TO VISIT DIEGESIS MAGAZINE

Gorilla

Gorilla

Gorilla is an online and print platform for low-to-no budget filmmakers, with reviews, interviews, short films to watch, and practical and theoretical articles. Our objective is to shine a light on interesting projects and talented folks who don’t always get the attention they deserve from mainstream sites.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT GORILLA.

The Backseat Mafia

The Backseat Mafia

Backseat Mafia is a website founded in the spirit of exploration and discovery, covering music, film, art and anything else that takes our fancy. We strive to cover an eclectic range in each medium, celebrating the diverse melting pot of creativity and talent which exists all around the world.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE BACKSEAT MAFIA.

FCK LDN

FCK LDN

FCK LDN is an online magazine; a magazine that does to London what mainstream arts coverage does to the rest of the UK. It pretends that it does not exist. We talk about music, the arts, fashion and culture everywhere in the UK, except London.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT FCK LDN.

The Betamax Revolt

The Betamax Revolt

The Betamax Revolt is a film blog designed to house reviews and critical essays edited by freelance film critic Christina Newland. Christina is a contributor to The Guardian, New Empress Magazine, Film Matters, Hope Lies Periodical, and Kubrick on the Guillotine, and also programs a 1970's American film night, Watergate Cinematek, at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham. 

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE BETAMAX REVOLT

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