Posts by Mikaela Smith - Page 1
Films Chloe Zhao Taught Me
Posted 14 April 2021 by Mikaela Smith
'It’s incredible to think of how far Zhao has come in six short years, making films that feel entirely her own, that get more distinct as her career develops. I can’t wait to see what’s next.'
Redefining the American Dream
Posted 7 April 2021 by Mikaela Smith
'Somehow universally relatable, uniquely specific and culturally rich. A heartfelt representation of the immigrant experience and the American dream that forgoes leaning into tropes of racism and assimilation.'
Stray: A Cinema Lovers Best Friend
Posted 31 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith
'It’s remarkable how much you can see and come to understand about a place and its inhabitants by spending some time roaming with these dogs.'
Not long now...
Posted 26 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith
There's light at the end of the tunnel - and that light looks a lot like a dark cinema room!
BAFTA Awards: Turning a corner in 2021
Posted 18 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith
After much criticism and scrutiny over diversity in 2020, it seems 2021 could be the year the BAFTAs turn a corner to celebrate a true reflection of the film industry.
Berlinale: Exploring the world from my sofa
Posted 11 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith
Our Programme Manager heads to Berlinale Film Festival... online.
International Women’s Day
Posted 8 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we're shining a light on women in film. We're delighted to be working with Bird’s Eye View’s Reclaim the Frame to bring you two exciting titles.
Glasgow Film Festival 2021
Posted 25 February 2021 by Mikaela Smith
Glasgow Film Festival is one of the sought-after events we usually miss as this would normally be a particularly busy time for the Showroom. One of the few perks to lockdown is that we get to join in this year as they have gone online for the first time.
The Japan Foundation 2021
Posted 19 February 2021 by Mikaela Smith
The UK’s largest festival dedicated to showcasing the best in contemporary and classic Japanese cinema, goes online for the first time.
The Golden Globes 2021
Posted 12 February 2021 by Mikaela Smith
Following The Golden Globes 2021 nominations, we take a look at a few award-worthy contenders that haven’t been released in the UK yet, and aren’t likely to drop online before cinemas open.