138 posts about Film on this blog
Wednesday 27 April 2011, 17:04
A blue plaque is to be unveiled by a small London community group that will honour one of the brightest stars of Welsh film and stage, Emlyn Williams.
Williams was a talented actor, playwright and director, famed for being the first to give then fledging actor and fellow Welshman Richard Burton his theatre...
Wednesday 6 April 2011, 17:22
Pembrokeshire is becoming a bit of a filming hot spot, having been the destination of choice for recent Hollywood blockbusters Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows and Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, featuring Russell Crowe.
In fact, last year the Wales Screen Commission claimed that these blockbusters had...
Wednesday 2 March 2011, 15:11
Monday 28 February 2011, 10:15
Haverfordwest-born actor Christian Bale has scooped the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Fighter at the 83rd Academy Awards.
Monday 21 February 2011, 12:13
The exhibition will be staged at Firing Line, Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier, from Saturday 26 February until Sunday 26 June.
Tuesday 1 February 2011, 11:25
Passion will be the final, and largest, production by National Theatre Wales in their successful inaugural year...
Tuesday 25 January 2011, 13:55
Christian Bale has been nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor in The Fighter.
The actor, who was born in Haverfordwest, plays Dicky Eklund in the film, the former boxer and drug addict turned trainer to younger half brother Micky Ward, played by Mark Wahlberg.
Monday 24 January 2011, 14:55
Going to the cinema to watch a Shakespearian theatre production may seem like an odd concept, but that's just what National Theatre Live has planned for February.
The Donmar Warehouse's production of King Lear, with Sir Derek Jacobi at the helm in the eponymous role, will visit Llandudno as part of a...
Tuesday 18 January 2011, 12:15
A new exhibition at the Mostyn gallery in Llandudno presents a contemporary response to the 1943 film The Silent Village by Humphrey Jennings.
The Silent Village was a World War Two propaganda film that re-enacted, in south Wales, the Nazi destruction of the Czech village of Lidice in June 1942.
Monday 17 January 2011, 09:14
Wales-born actor Christian Bale last night scooped the Golden Globe award for best supporting actor for his role in The Fighter.
The ceremony also saw British actor Colin Firth win the best actor award for his role as King George VI in The King's Speech, while The Social Network and Glee were the main...
Friday 14 January 2011, 14:40
Budding film-making youngsters aged nine to 12 will be able to get an insight into the world of film on a course starting later this month.
The Young Person's Film Academy will be being delivered simultaneously across three venues in Wales from the end of January (dates currently being confirmed): at...
Monday 10 January 2011, 14:01
It has been confirmed that rugby player Gareth Thomas is in talks with a scriptwriter about a biopic of his life. Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke is hoping to star as Thomas, who came out as gay in 2009.
As reported on the BBC News website, Thomas' manager Emanuele Palladino said: "A script writer has...
Friday 17 December 2010, 11:15
The eagerly awaited sequel to the 1982 sci-fi film Tron opens in UK cinemas today, with Welsh actor Michael Sheen adding a touch of glam rock style to the proceedings.
Tron: Legacy follows on from the original hit 80s film, which starred Jeff Bridges as Kevin Flynn, a computer hacker who was abducted...
Thursday 16 December 2010, 14:42
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Tuesday 14 December 2010, 16:50
Pembrokeshire-born actor Christian Bale has scooped a Golden Globe nomination for his supporting role in The Fighter.
Bale plays Dicky Ekland in the film, the former boxer turned trainer to younger half brother Mickey Ward (Mark Wahlberg - who has a nod in the best actor category).
Much has been made...
Friday 10 December 2010, 15:20
The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea this evening opens the first of three new seasons of exhibitions focusing on film.
Ffilm 1: Single Shot is the first collection of films in a series that is set to run until April 2011 in various spaces across the gallery based in Alexandra Road.
Films going on...
Friday 10 December 2010, 11:55
An independent, Bafta Cymru award-winning film that was shot in Swansea is in line for a $1m prize as part of a film competition.
Hailed by The Independent as: "The Royle Family meets Nil By Mouth... One of the best British films I've seen in years", Little White Lies is a film about a family gradually...
Wednesday 1 December 2010, 16:40
Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff will be involved in the first UK Disability Film Festival Day on Friday 3 December.
Friday marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And to mark this, Chapter is one of over 20 venues in the UK screening films in this inaugural one-day UK Disability Film...
Friday 29 October 2010, 11:14
A while back I wrote a blog on the Welsh representatives at this year's BFI London Film Festival. Well lo and behold, I missed one out - apologies all round.
Submarine is the debut feature film by Richard Ayoade - otherwise known as office oddball Moss from Channel 4's The IT Crowd - and is based on...
Tuesday 19 October 2010, 17:30
Following the inaugural season of The Box at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, the second season promises a lot more film action for your money. Though having said that, this unusual exhibition is free anyway - so really, you're quids in already.
I digress. The Box, if you haven't already heard about it, is a...
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