Filmopolis a guest on The Heptagon Club podcast

Filmopolis in The Heptagon Club Dominic Holland on being Spiderman’s Dad… Nev Pierce on jumping from film journo to film-maker… Jez Gibson on Filmopolis, cinema for the people… from Movie Banter Jon & Jen on the movies of their lives… My daughter reviews every filmContinue reading



This is a fantastic, engaging docu-film on what made Oasis who they were and the road to that Knebworth pinnacle. Not just for the faithful, this captures a moment in modern music history, gives us a compelling insight in to the brothers and the bandContinue reading


Arrival – Review by That Film Doctor

From the start, Arrival seems like a run-of-the-mill, Emmerich-style invasion movie; but very quickly that all changes. The film pivots on the big ‘reveal’ scene of the giant alien spaceships (which have clear and no doubt deliberate resemblances to 2001’s monoliths). In this beautifully craftedContinue reading


Review – Doctor Strange

Doctor who ? Holmes or House M.D. ? A batch of both… Please first watch this clever, clever trailer – adapted to the wonderful Johnny Cash song “Hurt”, recently used for the new Logan film trailer. It brings me great joy to tell you thatContinue reading



‘Tis the season to remember those that have fought and fallen. Filmopolis has chosen one of the lighter offerings that nods to the armed forces, but also remembers a great light that went out a while back now, the much missed Robin Williams in onContinue reading


Review – The Girl with all the Gifts

How do you like the sound of a “British, indie, girl/zombie, coming of age drama-horror flick” ? Box office wise, in late September 2016, Bridget Jones is the girl with all the gifts… this is quite, quite different. More 28 Days Later, than 27 Dresses.Continue reading


The Guide To Surrey mark Filmopolis 1st Birthday….

Rich Lee from The Guide to Surrey writes – “One Guildfordian’s passion project has passed its first year bringing cult cinema fans together for a monthly celebration of classic movies and live entertainment…” “It’s still the same experience I set out to offer from theContinue reading


Review – Eight Days A Week

This love letter to the Beatles rediscovers an exceptional back catalogue that is paralleled with Mozart. The original boy band who could play… where “Boy Power” came from. Beatles fans or not, this is a joyous take on 4 magnetic characters who put playing musicContinue reading