THIS time last month, writer/director Lee Cronin had just premiered his debut feature The Hole in The Ground at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah to great acclaim with a midnight screening at the Egyptian Theatre.
A WARTIME love triangle set against the backdrop of a devastated and defeated Germany makes for surprisingly gloomy viewing in James Kent's handsome but emotionally starved drama based on the novel by Rhidian Brook.
FROM directing and starring in big screen adaptations of Henry V and Hamlet to performing a live excerpt of The Tempest at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics for one billion viewers, Sir Kenneth Branagh has had a career-long passion for all things William Shakespeare.
AS THE convoluted plot of writer-director Christopher Landon's horror thriller grinds into gear, a science boffin listens intently to the film's heroine describe being stuck in an alternate time loop with subtle differences from the first.
OSCAR-nominated documentarian Matthew Heineman makes an assured feature film directorial debut with a dramatisation of the life of foreign affairs correspondent Marie Colvin, who was killed in 2012 while covering the siege of Homs.