Why Contagion is still the most realistic virus film out there

Those who know me will know that aside from my ridiculous obsession with all things film, I’m also very into viruses… not in a funny way, obviously. I’m fascinated by them and have been itching to do a listicle ‘best of’ one day soon. But until then, here is why Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion is by far the best and most realistic virus movie to come out of Hollywood.

‘Solo’ – documentary on pianist Martín Perino wins Czech Joy award at Jihlava

New documentary film Solo recently won the Czech Joy award for best Czech documentary at the prestigous Jihlava Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. Pianist and protagonist Martín Perino is currently in the Czech Republic performing and promoting the film, which will be released nationally this Thursday, October 31st through Artcam films.

Ghost Town Anthology – the French-Canadian indie you must see this Halloween

Ghost Town Anthology is a new French-Canadian supernatural drama that takes a wonderfully explicit look at the gossip and ghosts of lonely small-town life, and you can catch a special Q&A screening of the new film with director Denis Côté this Halloween in Edison Filmhub.

The 20th Mezipatra Queer Film Festival programme is now up – get your tickets!

This year, Czech Republic’s queer film festival Mezipatra will celebrate its 20th anniversary from November 7th – 14th with a wonderfully diverse programme carefully selected in line with this year’s theme ‘Winds of Change’ – a focus on the persistence and drive one must have to bring continuous change to a world that is still far from perfect. Check out this year’s festival trailer by Jay Walker.