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Just an impulsive murderer I couldn’t help but relate to…

Writer Tré Ventour reflects on the how the cinematic and social game-changer Black Panther left him feeling... Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther is a film loved by millions across the world, including those of African descent. From its cast to its...

Some cultural highlights ahead

Tre Ventour looks at some of the stand out cultural events coming up... Cinema – Errol Flynn (April – May) There is no shortage of greatness to hit the Errol Flynn Filmhouse. I’m sure their motto is quality not quantity....

Shrektacular family fun

Shrek the Musical has arrived from Far Far Away and is at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate from 14th March to 25th March, Karin Johnstone has sampled the fun... It’s no surprise that a musical version of the Dreamworks film Shrek...

What do young people’s stories tell us about who they are?

Organisers were shocked by the scale of the response when they asked for thoughts about young adult narratives

The future is bright: you can still see Paddington 2

Script writer Karin Johnstone looks at some upcoming cinema treats... I recently got back from a conference in Berlin about technology supported learning. The main theme was how workplaces, governments and societies are going to deal with uncertainty. An uncertain...

Could the answer to ending hunger in the UK be on a paper plate in Northampton?

Community and voluntary workers were asked to give their ideas for making sure everyone in the country has enough to eat by writing them down on paper plates. The novel method of canvassing people's thoughts was devised for the Northamptonshire Food...

Loving Vincent: great artists are not peaceful souls

Tre Ventour saw Loving Vincent at the Errol Flynn cinema and it has made him rethink his choice for film of the year... Loving Vincent tells the sorrowful tale surrounding the controversial death of famed artist Vincent van Gogh (Robert...

Are you still mad as hell?

Tre Ventour looks at the classic movie Network... Howard Beale (Peter Finch) is an ageing newsreader for UBS. Set to be sacked in a fortnight, after his ratings have gradually declined, he reacts by announcing on air that he's going...

Q-Film Weekender: Defining the other

Tré Ventour looks at the Q-Film Festival at the Errol Flynn Cinema... Starting on the evening of October 20 with drinks and snacks at the Q-Film Launch at Foodie Rocks, I met a number of attendees of the festival aiming...

My life as a reluctant activist

An upcoming LGBTQ season at the Errol Flynn Filmhouse prompts Karin Johnstone to reflect on her own part in an historic struggle for civil rights... A few months back I went to the cinema to see a film called Freeheld....
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Winners revealed at Northants Film Festival (the East Midlands Oscars)

The third Northampton Film Festival rounded off a week of events last night with an awards ceremony at Sixfields...
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