Review: Dude Bro Party Massacre III

By Daryn Shepherd on Thursday 28th January

The demented killer “Mother Face” is on the loose again, this time killing from the psychiatrist’s chair. The soft focus delight of a spring morning turns dark, the curtains drenched in blood. Then comes a bit of tape hiss, some tracking issues and then the commercials start.

Youth Review: The Danish Girl

By Collective Review by QUAD Youth Review on Wednesday 13th January

It's Oscar contender time in movie land! A time for big names, big attention seeking films and big attention seeking performances.  So to celebrate this, Youth Review decided we’d do a big attention seeking review of The Danish Girl, the new film from Oscar heavy weight Director Tom Hooper. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander and telling the story of Einar Wegener’s transformation into Lili Elbe and the subsequent development in Gerda Wegener’s popularity as an artist, The Danish Girl has Oscar potential written all over it. 
 

QUAD Staff Top Ten Films of 2015

By Laura Millward - Marketing Coordinator on Wednesday 16th December

There's been some fantastic films out this year, here's our staff top ten!
 
1. Mad Max: Fury Road
2. Amy 
3. Carol 
4. Whiplash
5. The Look of Silence
6. It Follows
7. Sicario
8. Song of the Sea
9. Macbeth
10.= Inside Out & Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
 
Let us know your favourites in the comments below or tweet us @derbyquad.

Youth Review: Carol

By Collective Review by QUAD Youth Review on Monday 14th December

Christmas is nearly here and with it a barrage of blockbusters from the US are landing in cinemas across the land! The new offering from Director Todd Haynes, Carol, is one such heavy weight and given the exemplary reviews, Youth Review thought we’d check it out for ourselves.
 
Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt, Carol is set in an idealised 1950’s America and tells the story of Carol Aird and Therese Belivet played by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, who meet and fall in love.  
 

A Bright Story For A Winter's Day...

By Sarah Ball: Client Strategy Director at Balls2 Marketing on Friday 4th December

Yesterday was the first day of December and I spent the afternoon with a group of lovely people. We were very lucky because we got to watch “It’s a Wonderful Life”, one of the top classic Christmas films.
 

Youth Review: The Lady in the Van

By Collective Review by QUAD Youth Review on Tuesday 1st December

The Lady in the Van is the new film starring Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings and tells the story of a lady who lives in a van.
 
The film is based on playwright Alan Bennett's original 1989 play of the same name, which also starred Maggie Smith as a miserly nomad who travels from London borough to London borough, in a clapped out old motor.
 

My Work placement at QUAD – November 2015

By BBC Make It Digital Intern: Thomas Edwards on Friday 20th November

 
Week 1
On Tuesday I was introduced to some core members of the QUAD team with a tour around QUAD, sat with the marketing team and entered the film schedule times and dates to other websites who display the films at QUAD.
 
A good day overall, it was nice to get to meet a lot of new people as well as understand what the QUAD does, It was a relief to find how relaxed the office environment was. An office that is thoroughly personalised by everyone there.

Youth Review: The Lobster

By Collective Review by QUAD Youth Review on Wednesday 18th November

The Lobster is the first English speaking film from writer director Yorgos Lanthimos. Set in a strange alternate reality, it tells the story of a man destined to be turned into a lobster if he can’t find his perfect companion.
 

What's Your Favourite Film about Love?

By Laura Millward - Marketing Coordinator on Monday 16th November

This month we go dizzy with love as part of BFI Love Season. 
 
To celebrate we asked QUAD Staff their favourite film about love. Read on to hear their choices...
 

Crouching Tiger, Flying Monkey

By Peter Munford on Monday 2nd November

Our gallery is currently housing a series of works by the artist Susan Pui San Lok under the title of RoCH Fans And Legends.  In these artworks she explores adaptations of the famous Condor Trilogy of wuxia (swordsplay) novels by Chinese writer Louis Cha.
 

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