D&CFilm covers the world of film in Devon and Cornwall – it’s also part of the PRSD family, so we figured it would be fun to bring you some Friday film features, including a chance for filmmakers to win £5,000 in the Govyn Kernewek competition.
1. Stung by the Green Hornet, and not convinced with Conviction
Paul Moxham’s high hopes for the year has its wings clipped with the damp squib that is The Green Hornet, and despite the worthiness he wasn’t convinced by Convition.
2. Borstal, artificial insemination and Nazis this week’s DVD round-up
Paignton film critic Tom Leins gets to grips with borstal, artificial insemination and Nazis in Dog Pound, The Secret In Their Eyes, The Switch, and Betrayal, this week’s DVD round-up
3. Sweary, angry, lovable political satire. In The Loop reviewed
Rarely do successful TV comedies make the transition to the big screen, but political satire In The Loop seemed to do just that. Declan Cocharn reviews In The Loop
4. Eyes turn to the BAFTAs, where Torquay’s Roger Deakins is up for an award
Sean Wilson has the low-down on the BAFTA nominations, with some of his tips for the top, which, of course, include Torquay’s own Roger Deakins for his amazing cinematography for the Coen Brothers in True Grit
5. £5,000 commission for short film up for grabs
There’s £5,000 up for grabs for a short film that uses the Cornish language in the annaul Govyn Kernewek competition