Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 selection

Now in its 26th year, Sheffield Doc/Fest is the UK’s premier documentary film festival, screening compelling stories from across the world. Under the tagline “Ways of Seeing” the festival prides itself in diversity, with over 50% of titles in the Film programme made by women, championing new and emerging voices and reflecting global events. Taking…

Must See Movies: March

At Reel Steel we want to make sure you’re getting the most of your cinematic enthusiasm, so each month we put together our short list of some of the best new releases, from popcorn munching explosion fests to the often weird and wonderful. Take a look at the trailers below and see this month’s recommendations……

Must See Movies: October

At Reel Steel we want to make sure you’re getting the most of your cinematic enthusiasm, so each month we put together our short list of some of the best new releases, from popcorn munching explosion fests to the often weird and wonderful. Take a look at the trailers below and see this month’s recommendations……

Must See Movies: August

At Reel Steel we want to make sure you’re getting the most of your cinematic enthusiasm, so each month we put together our short list of some of the best new releases, from popcorn munching explosion fests to the often weird and wonderful. Take a look at the trailers below and see this month’s recommendations……

What Is Democracy?

2018 Director: Astra Taylor Words – Rhiannon Topham What is it that makes life worth living? Is it justice? Freedom? Wealth? The ability to climb the social ladder? These are the questions Astra Taylor seeks to answer in her filmatic cultural essay, What is Democracy?. The most apt word to describe her work seems to…

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

With 2018 marking its 25th year, Sheffield Doc/Fest is the UK’s premier documentary festival, screening compelling stories from around the world. Taking place at a multitude of venues across Sheffield, here’s our look at a selection of films featured at the festival in 2018. click on the film title to see our review   A…

My Neighbour Totoro

1988 – Japan Director – Hayao Miyazaki Words – Christian Abbott Some have called this the gateway film into the works of Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki, even Japanese animation itself, and it isn’t hard to see why. This is a film about, and a celebration of, child-like wonder. It’s about the power of imagination, discovery,…

Celluloid Screams 2017

Celluloid Screams Horror Film Festival is an annual event taking place in Sheffield that celebrates new and classic horror films from around the world. We attended this year’s festival and caught some of what was on offer – click on the film title to see our review.   The Endless Two brothers who escaped a…

Must See Movies: October

At Reel Steel we want to make sure you’re getting the most of your cinematic enthusiasm, so each month we put together our short list of some of the best new releases, from popcorn munching explosion fests to the often weird and wonderful. Take a look at the trailers below and see what you think…

Celluloid Saturday at Widescreen Weekend 2017

Widescreen Weekend – Celluloid Saturday Saturday October 14th, 2017 National Media Museum, Bradford The annual Widescreen Weekend festival reaches its 21st birthday this year – for 21 years the festival has expanded and evolved, shifted and reformed, however its focus has always stayed the same; to celebrate the past, present and future of widescreen film…