Glass Animals are an English psychedelic band formed in Oxford in 2010. Led by singer, songwriter, and producer Dave Bayley, the group also features his childhood friends Joe Seaward, Ed Irwin-Singer and Drew MacFarlane. Bayley wrote and produced all three Glass Animals albums. The first, Zaba (2014),… Continue Reading
Breaking Glass is a 1980 British film directed by Brian Gibson; starring Hazel O’Connor, Phil Daniels and Jonathan Pryce, that depicts the rise and fall of Kate (O’Connor), an angry but creative young singer and songwriter from London in the 80’s, backed by a hustler (Daniels) and… Continue Reading
Jubilee is a 1978 cult film directed by Derek Jarman. The film is heavily influenced by the 1970s punk aesthetic in its style and presentation. Shot in grainy colour, it is largely plotless and episodic. Location filming took advantage of London neighbourhoods that were economically depressed… Continue Reading
The ones below is a 2015 British thriller film and the debut feature from writer-director David Farr, starring the ensemble cast of Clémence Poésy, David Morrissey, Stephen Campbell Moore and Laura Birn. Blending an element of urban dread with an… Continue Reading
The modern world is constantly speeding up. But not for the Dull Men’s Club; a group of men quite content with life’s more sedate pleasures. A short film documentary by Andy Oxley.
London to Brighton is a 2006 British film written and directed by Paul Andrew Williams. It is a gritty thriller that follows a prostitute (Lorraine Stanley) and a young runaway (Georgia Groome) on the run to Brighton in a desperate fight to save… Continue Reading
Wednesday is the story of a girl and boy born on the same day, at the same time, in the same hospital, whose paths cross again years later, in the very same place. Rob Sorrenti’s short film debut ‘Wednesday’ was… Continue Reading
Jungle are an English modern soul musical collective based in London. Jungle’s musical style has been described as “midtempo 1970s-style funk” and their music is intermixed with “tropical percussion, wildlife noises, falsetto yelps, psychedelic washes and badoinking bass”. The band has a fearsome live reputation: “Jungle are… Continue Reading
A heat wave is bringing racial tensions to boiling point in a London chip shop. Blood and Chips, directed by Ryan Phillips, addresses racism in a way that feels honest and keeps from getting preachy.
Dirty Pretty Things is a 2002 British thriller film directed by Stephen Frears and written by Steven Knight, a drama about two illegal immigrants in London. It was produced by BBC Films and Celador Films. The film was nominated for an… Continue Reading
Sweet is an early collaboration of The Mighty Boosh comedy duo Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, and is featured in the extras of the Mighty Boosh series 2 DVD. It is a 2000 short film directed by James Pilkington and… Continue Reading