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Monsters scores a BAFTA nomination

January 19, 2011
By Paul Pritchard
Monsters scores a BAFTA nomination

Gareth Edwards Monsters continues to demonstrate that there really are no limits for a well-made independent film. The film, a road trip through an alien infested Mexico, had no formal script and was edited in Edwards bedroom using off-the-shelf software. From these low budget origins, the film has gone on to enjoy a theatrical...
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Go behind the scenes of Monsters

August 27, 2010
By Paul Pritchard

A behind the scenes featurette for Gareth Edwards Monsters has been released on IGN. Its worth a look. Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear...
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Adèle Blanc-Sec to open the Cambridge Film Festival in September

August 20, 2010
By Paul Pritchard
Adèle Blanc-Sec to open the Cambridge Film Festival in September

The 30th Cambridge Film Festival opens on Thursday, September 16th with the much anticipated Les Aventures Extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec, Luc Bessons lavish adaptation of a long-running series of graphic novels. The festival wraps up on Sunday, September 26th with Nigel Cole’s Made In Dagenham. Over ten days in between the Arts Picturehouse will present...
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The Monsters are here! And so is the trailer.

July 30, 2010
By Paul Pritchard

In many ways the past few years have seen something of a renaissance in intelligent, well-made science fiction films. Monsters, a film that I really havent given enough attention to so far, is showing every indication of continuing this trend. Six years ago previously, a NASA probe returning to earth with samples of an...
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Watch this now: Gareth Edwards on making Monsters on the cheap

June 8, 2010
By Paul Pritchard
Watch this now: Gareth Edwards on making Monsters on the cheap

In this short film Gareth Edwards, the writer/director behind Monsters, talks about "pro-sumer" equipment and why creativity is being stupid enough not to realise you can't do something. It's worth a watch.
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