Film4 Summer Screen 2008

Somerset House
Thursday, 31 July - Saturday, 9 August

Part of Piazza di Spagna. All Rights Reserved.The good people at Somerset House want you to have a hellacious time this month – literally. Hellboy II: The Golden Army has its People's Premiere at the Film4 Summer Screen festival, a 10-night open-air cinema event that transforms the courtyard of a neoclassical palace into a giant, surround-sound screening room.

Guillermo del Toro, Hellboy II's director, gets a two-flick nod with his Pan's Labyrinth playing on 1 August. Other cinematic treats include the Kubrick classic Dr Strangelove and Singin' in the Rain, showing off Gene Kelly's moves in the midst of Hollywood's dance craze.

Film4 is complemented by Behind the Screen, a string of talks, screenings and exhibits (including the art installation Piazza di Spagna by photographer Massimo Vitali and director Mike Figgis). Head to Somerset House early for DJ sessions and a bite of food, because everyone knows good movies should be watched with good snacks.

Cinema Interviews

Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy Press Conference
In support of the release of The Muppets, Kermit, Miss Piggy and the film's director James Brobin...
Aarakshan, Deepika Padukone
Can you tell us about the film and the character you play? The film is based on one if the most...
The Fighter, Amy Adams
Did you have fun playing your character? She was a really fun character to play, not only because...
The Fighter, David O. Russell
What is the movie about? Bleach blonde mother with seven bleach blonde sisters who all form a gang...
The Fighter, Christian Bale
What was it like training with the real Micky and Dicky? Just essential, you know, I mean Mark [...