Reality Check: Michael Winterbottom’s Code 46
December 12, 2008
— Sci-Fi London
Michael Winterbottom’s Code 46
Originally broadcast 11/12/08 on Resonance FM as an episode of I’m ready for my close-up
During a special Architecture foundation screening of Code 46 at the Barbican centre, Alex Fitch caught up with director Michael Winterbottom in the foyer of the cinema and discussed issues of British Science Fiction, unreliable narrators and the importance of location in Sci-Fi films. Alex and Michael also look at issues of psychogeography, breaking the fourth wall in 24 hour party people and A cock and bull story and why Spielberg’s Minority Report (which also starred Samantha Morton) was an interesting attempt to make realistic SF…
With thanks to the Barbican and the Architecture Foundation – next screening: Los Angeles plays itself on 21st Jan 2009.
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Comics / Sci-Fi news:
BADGER AT THE GREENWICH PICTURE HOUSE
Artwork from Howard Hardiman’s delightful small press comic Badger goes on display from Monday1st of December at the Picture House Cinema in Greenwich for a month.
01/12/08 – 01/01/09, Greenwich Picture House, Greenwich High Road, SE10 8NN, London
DAVID LLOYD AT THE NEW END GALLERY, HAMPSTEAD
Kickback – an exhibtion of the sequential art of David Lloyd, including work from Night Raven, Kickback and V for Vendetta is the latest show at The New End Gallery in Hampstead. All the pages on display will be for sale…
Tues- Sun 04/12/08 – 23/12/08, New end gallery, 27 Carnegie House, Hampstead, London NW3 1JE
More info at www.newendgallery.com