Distracted Update: Principal Photography Is Now Complete...

Distracted Update: Principal Photography Is Now Complete…

Follow @Distractedfilm …and so, after nine months, we have reached the end of what has been an extremely demanding and creatively exhilarating process. Cinema exists at that point where the imaginary and the real meet, both are transformed at the point of contact, and something new emerges, something that didn’t exist before. It is an […]

Distracted - March Production Update!

Distracted – March Production Update!

Follow @Distractedfilm Another intense shoot saw the great Nadine Hanwell join the cast as ‘Mrs Hopkins’, and our detectives mull over evidence via a beautiful, old, Fidelity reel-to-reel recorder in their attempts to find the murderer. Distracted’s paradoxical, strange and familiar atmosphere takes shape. We’re into the final stages of production now, and, as always, […]

Noirish Project Now Available Online!

Noirish Project Now Available Online!

A Neorealist Feature Film Masquerading As Film Noir Noirish Project is a melancholy and gently absurd feature film about Billy, who steals his family’s precious pearls and hands them over to low-life Jimmy, who in turn takes them to a fence. But when the pearls turn out to be fake, Jimmy barely escapes from the […]

Coming Soon! - Distracted (Feature Film)

Coming Soon! – Distracted (Feature Film)

  Distracted is an ironic policiers and a sly comedy. Inspector Baker is given a homocide & a new partner. But he just doesn’t want to do any work. More soon! Join Distracted’s Newsletter

Top 10 Cinema Chess

Top 10 Cinema Chess

Follow @distractedfilm   Cary Grant in The Talk Of The Town (George Stevens, 1942). Suggested by @JHPCine. Henryk Baranowski & Wojciech Klata in Dekalog: 1 (Krzysytof Kieslowski, 1988). Thanks to @KafkaBoots. Alec Guinness in Carol Reed’s Our Man In Havana (1959). Nominated by @GloriaBB2. Juliet Berto & Jacques Donoil-Valcroze in Out 1 (Jacques Rivette, 1971). […]

The Great Acting Blog: “Here’s Some Inspiration From 10 Truly Great Actors”

Despite our good intentions, despite our best endevours, sometimes our attempts to achieve our important goals become so convoluted that we lose sight of the vision that inspired us to begin in the first place. So here’s a little bit of simplicity, directness and wisdom from ten of the greatest, to inspire us, to refresh […]

Top 10 Whacky Laboratories - The Wonderful Madness of Creativity

Top 10 Whacky Laboratories – The Wonderful Madness of Creativity

Follow @distractedfilm Whacky laboratories are a celebration not only of cinema itself, but also of the wonderful madness of creativity,  a celebration expressed visually in an assortment of gadgets, potions and inventions. Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory (Mel Stuart, 1971).  Nominated by @baznut. Jerry Lewis and Stella Stevens in The Nutty Professor (Jerry Lewis, 1963).  […]

Top 10 Cinema Billiards

Top 10 Cinema Billiards

Follow @distractedfilm Alain Delon in Le Cercle Rouge (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1970). Suggested by @dean_frey. Buster Keaton in his own Sherlock Jr (1924) Anna Karina in Vivre Sa Vie (Jean-Luc Godard, 1962). Nominated by @AshesOfTheSoul. Alun Armstrong in Billy The Kid And The Green Baize Vampire (Alan Clarke, 1987). And @PaulvonMitchell nominated this one. Peter Sellers […]