Film Focus on: Alice Through the Looking Glass

Emily and Sarah review the eagerly anticipated family, fantasy adventure film, Alice Through the Looking Glass, adapted from Lewis Carroll’s classic 1871 story by the same name. The Film Stars Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen to name but a few. The Film also rather magically features the voice of the late Alan Rickman.
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Synopsis: Alice Through the Looking Glass sees Alice return to the magical world of Underland, only to find the Hatter in a horrible state. With the help of her friends, Alice must travel through time to save the Mad Hatter and Underland’s fate from the evil clutches of the Red Queen and a clock like creature, known as Time.

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Episode 6: The May Edition – The Power of Film Location & Special Guest Jim Gillespie

In this episode Emily and Sarah review new releases, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ from the vibrant members bar of the Picture House Central. Emily catches up with special guest Director Jim Gillespie, most well known for his 1997 film I Know What You did Last Summer. and they speak about his latest film Take Down following it’s screening at the Isle of Man Film Festival.

We also let you know of any film-making opportunities and events on the horizon, the latest from the IOMFF and, as if that wasn’t enough, we discuss the importance of location in films; particularly how and why forests are used in horror and thrillers to increase tension. Emily and Sarah reveal their Top 5 Forests of Fear.

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Emily Cook interviewing special guest Jim Gillespie at the Isle of Man Film festival. Photo by Steve Babb

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