iD Fest is proud to welcome some of the UKs top film bloggers and podcasters to the festival, covering all the events and screenings and capturing the atmosphere.
VISIT THE BLOGGERS STATION ON THE 1ST FLOOR OVER THE WEEKEND TO FIND OUT MORE.
Empire is the biggest selling film magazine in Britain and reviews both mainstream and art films. Empire is published in Australia, Turkey, Russia and Portugal. The Empire Blog features news from the United States, festival coverage at Cannes and Comic-Con, as well as Under The Radar coverage of independent and world cinema. Empire organises the annual Empire Awards, which are voted for by readers of the magazine.
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From A Bout de Souffle to Zabriskie Point, Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second attempts to cover every corner of the cinema spectrum. From reviews of the latest theatrical releases to in-depth analysis of both familiar classics and overlooked greats, we hope to cater for every taste, providing a tailored approach to online film criticism.
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[SIC] covers the odd side of the moving image in all forms. Covering everything from maverick auteurs, no-budget and lo-fi film-making, midnight movies, overlooked TV shows, films so-bad-that-they're-good and the just downright, plain weird. It is our aim to provide an alternative to the mainstream and to highlight the films and shows that the casual viewer may never even hear of. So, for everything from Hollywood outsiders to local film-makers, from Video Nasties to off-beat documentaries please; Join us! Join us! Join us!
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Alternate Takes is the dual-review film criticism site: first a spoiler-free review of the film, followed by a more in-depth examination. Contributors include critics, academics, and students of cinema, and it is aimed at a broad readership.
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Hatch’d Magazine is a non-profit online magazine & network, celebrating and promoting the creative arts and artists operating throughout Derbyshire. The magazine is run voluntarily by a young and enthusiastic team, including photographers, artists, illustrators, film makers and writers, in their own spare time.
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Tom's Cinema is a website run by Tom Grater, a cinephile and writer from London. With a wide variety of focuses including documentary films and martial arts cinema, we aim to cover film festivals and interesting movies from all over the world.
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Zen is run by a group of passionately dedicated volunteers with varying professional expertise ranging from professional sport, strategic cultural development, education, social development, broadcast media, the creative sector and more; working alongside others who share their philosophies in wishing to make a difference.
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Midlands Movies launched in January 2012 and casts an eye over new films, movies and shorts from large scale Hollywood blockbusters to local film-makers and scriptwriters based in the Midlands area. We have plenty of new reviews and feature blogs including Spotlights on films, movie groups, shorts and make-up artists from the locality.
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Slacker Cinema is a film blog that brings you the best and worst in independent and cult classic cinema, told in a way that only an ex-video shop employee could. Offering reviews of theatrical releases and new and classic DVDs as well as opinions on Hollywood's mad desire to rule the world.
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A Clockwork Orrery has been formed by a group of friends with the aim of promoting the wide range of cultural events happening in Derby right now.
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Shot/Reverse Shot is a podcast in which Joe Gastineau (The Wooden Kimono) and Edwin Davies (A Mighty Fine Blog) attempt to talk about film within the confines of a particular theme that changes from episode to episode. Regular features include the weekly Top Ten and a little something we like to call Michael BayWatch.
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