Author: Neil Vagg

Neil is the Editor-in-Chief at GYCO. He has a BA in Film & TV and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 in an office and 5-9 as a reviewer. He has been reading comics for as long as he can remember and is never far away from any book which has the word Bat in the title.

Picturehouse and the nonprofit Sundance Institute has announced the opening and closing night films, Kneecap and Dìdi (弟弟), two hotly anticipated feature directorial debuts, for the 11th edition of Sundance Film Festival: London 2024, taking place from 6 to 9 June at Picturehouse Central. Writer and director Rich Peppiatt’s raucous and infectious Irish-language film, Kneecap, which scooped the 2024 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award: NEXT in January in Utah, will open Sundance Film Festival: London 2024 with its UK Premiere on 6 June.  Of the 80,000 native Irish speakers, 6,000 live in the North of Ireland and three of them became a rap group called Kneecap. This is…

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