Chris Williams

WALES AT THE OSCARS | FILM FEATURE

WALES AT THE OSCARS | FILM FEATURE

Christian Bale, the Welsh born actor won his first Oscar for 2011’s The Fighter, and is this year nominated for a Best Supporting Actor award for his role in The Big Short. The supporting actor category this year is dominated by Brits – with Bale going up against his nemesis as Batman: Bane, played by Tom […]

 Chris Williams

COMING SOON: WELSH CINEMA IN 2016 | FILM FEATURE

COMING SOON: WELSH CINEMA IN 2016 | FILM FEATURE

Two films set for release this year have been backed by the Welsh Government’s £30m Media Investment Budget. The most high profile of the two is Their Finest Hour and A Half. Based on the novel by Lissa Evans, the film is a romantic comedy following the misadventures of a British film crew as they try to make […]

 Chris Williams

TOP FIVE FILMS OF 2015 | FILM FEATURE

TOP FIVE FILMS OF 2015 | FILM FEATURE

Film writer Chris Williams celebrates the film highlights that may have passed you by in the past year. I watch a lot of films, often I will go on about them to friends or post my opinions on Facebook… My friends are probably sick of me banging on about films to them, so I thought I’d tell more […]

 Chris Williams

WELSH CINEMA IN 2015 | FILM FEATURE

WELSH CINEMA IN 2015 | FILM FEATURE

Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance When Dream Alliance – a horse literally raised by a small village in an ex mining valley – wins the 2009 Welsh National, it became a feel-good story that films are made of. Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance is produced by World’s End Pictures […]

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FILM IN 2014 | FILM PREVIEWS

FILM IN 2014 | FILM PREVIEWS   As we start a new year in the world of the silver screen Buzz’s very own film buff Kerion Self looks at what 2014 has to offer.   And so, as the dust settles on 2013, the awards season looms, and thoughts turn to the next big thing. […]

 Buzz

IRIS PRIZE 2013 | VIDEO

IRIS PRIZE 2013 | VIDEO   Great summary of what the Iris Prize is all about: Iris Prize 2013 from Adrian Naik on Vimeo. Or see Buzz TV’s adventure at the Iris Prize 2013: Buzz at the IrisPrize 2013 from Buzz Magazine on Vimeo.

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RUNGANO NYONI | INTERVIEW

RUNGANO NYONI | INTERVIEW   Up and coming director Rungano Nyoni talks to Alistair Corless about her route into the film industry and the Watch-Africa Welsh African Film Festival. “I always say that Welsh people are similar to Zambians in a way. Zambians are friendly, have little pretence and what you see is what you […]

 Buzz

Eyes on the Prize: Iris Prize 2013

Year on year, the Iris Prize brings inspiring and surprising films to the cinematic forefront – not just for South Wales but for those all over the world. Bethan Hunter discovers that 2013 looks just as promising.   South Wales isn’t exactly known as a direct rival to Cannes. Glistening white beaches, Mediterranean climes and […]

 Susie Wild

FILM INTERVIEW | RICHARD AYOADE

Buzz catches up with Submarine director Richard Ayoade at the the film’s Welsh premiere in Swansea.

 Susie Wild

GRID57 | ART EXHIBITION | REVIEW

Four emerging Welsh artists tackle everything from mermaids to tap dancing, to mixed results.