Articles Posted in the " Billy Elliot " Category

  • Short Film of the Week: Billy Elliot Flipbook

    The words ‘independent film’ and ‘the National Lottery’ don’t normally go together; but they probably should. In a bid to highlight the mounds of cash that the Lottery diverts from the pockets of hopeless optimists to the cameras of budding film-makers, this short film suggests how one of Britain’s best loved flicks might have turned out without NL funding.

  • Friday Drinking Game #45 – Dance Movies

    You just got served… a drink! In celebration of StreetDance 2 hitting our screens this weekend, we’ve gathered up our fave ever dance flicks, along with plenty of delicious alcohol, and decided to dance like no one’s watching. Except they are. They’re watching and they’re judging and they’re doing shots depending on how it all goes down…

  • Top 5 musicals that deserve big screen outings

    After the recent announcement that Tom Hooper, current king of the world after The King’s Speech Oscar success, has been linked to a big screen adaptation of long-running musical The Glums (sorry, Les Miserables), we thought we should cast a light on some other musicals waiting for a safe pair of cinematic hands to lead them gently into cinema screens near you

  • Our Top 10 Theatre picks for Movie Lovers

    Add to the magic of Christmas this year by taking in a show! For all you film lovers, we’ve handpicked the best movie inspired theatrical masterpieces currently showing in the capital. Why not put down your Christmas shopping, take the weight off your feet and lose yourself in one of these brilliant adaptations….

  • Bridget Jones: The TV Show?

    Last week NBC Universal International and Working Title announced they were moving into TV production with new joint venture Working Title Television. They plan to make TV adaptations of Working Title’s library of more than 90 theatrical releases, which includes the Bridget Jones movies, Billy Elliot, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill and Shaun of the Dead

  • War Horse adaptation from Dreamworks

    Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse has been one of London’s most hyped about stage adaptations for the past few years. Dreamworks are currently considering a movie adaptation of the children’s novel, with Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) set to write the script.