Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2018 – line-up and programme now online

This 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival programme is now up, and it's epic! Among the festival's distinctive mix of groundbreaking cinema from all over the world, this year's programme will see a total of ten world and two international premieres in its main competition section, a multitude of fresh documentaries, debut films from Europe's hottest new directors, and screenings of timeless classics from Barry Levinson, Milos Forman, Richard Linklater and more.

Ghost Stories review – ridiculously fun and frightening

Ghost Stories is loads of fun. It's a horror film that pays tribute to old classics, but still keeps you guessing with its sometimes wild twists and turns. The scares are also well-timed, and just so entertaining - it's like a dodgy old ghost train, and I mean that in the best possible way.

Mezipatra QFF – Patra’s new community centre needs your support

Czech Republic's annual queer film festival Mezipatra recently started a crowdfunding campaign on hithit.com to raise funds for a new LGBTQ community centre in Vršovice's Patra bar and cafe, and needs your support!

Films that changed my life: ‘V for Vendetta’ and why I shaved my head

OK, dear readers. I'm on my balcony drinking wine again, so naturally it's time for more of that personal word vomit. So, this feels like an age ago now. Before I was influenced by Aronofsky, Polanski, Tarkovsky, and other directors whose surnames end in 'ski', I was teenager obsessed with V for Vendetta.