London Film Festival

Suffragette European Premiere To Open 59th London Film Festival

Suffragette European Premiere To Open 59th London Film Festival

The 59th BFI London Film Festival has announced that this year’s Opening Night film will be Suffragette. Suffragette is an intense drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement as they fought for the right to vote, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse […]

Pioneer

Toronto: George Clooney & Grant Heslov Planning Remake of ‘Pioneer’

Sony Pictures is in currently in negotiations which will hopefully lead to Sony picking up the remake rights of the Norwegian thriller for an adaptation to be produced by Grant Heslov with George Clooney and possibly also co-written or directed by Clooney similar to his latest project. Clooney and Heslov’s most recent production is that […]

BFI Announces Dates For 58th London Film Festival

The British Film Institute announced this morning that the 2014 installment of the UK’s largest annual movie festival will run from October 8th through to October 19th. Festival submissions for the London Film Fest including both feature and short films opens on February 10th. The announcement was made from the current Berlin Film Festival where […]

Toronto Review: Labor Day

“For such a distinguished, creative filmmaker – this remains a disappointingly formulaic turn…” Jason Reitman’s films are gradually becoming more and more serious and earnest in their conviction, in a career that has spawned the successful, witty dramas such as Up in the Air and Young Adult. With his latest Labor Day, Reitman has offered […]

London Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour

“An honest, authentic portrayal of emotions we all have to contend with…” When you see the prestigious Palme d’Or symbol preceding the opening credits of a film, instantly your expectations are suitably raised, and in this instance, it’s justifiably so, as Abdellatif Kechiche’s poignant love story Blue is the Warmest Colour, manages to feel as […]

London Review: 12 Years a Slave

“McQueen masterfully depicts the devastation of such undignified brutality, with a succinct and yet so powerful subtlety…” When British auteur Steve McQueen burst onto the scene in 2008 with Hunger, it was hard to envisage where he could go from there; how he could better his fine, debut effort, and enlarge suitably to match his […]

London Review: All Is Lost

Solitude, Deserted, Isolated there are countless words to describe being truly lost and abandoned beyond all hope and All Is Lost truly discovers the meaning of being lost at sea. As Robert Redford brings his stranded character to life through mere motion majorly without speech or a script. The opening sequence of the silent All […]

London Review: Captain Phillips

Alone separated from the crowd with only hope and experience to cling onwards with, recklessness is the only option worth fighting for as Captain Phillips takes to the London Film Festival. The opening sequence of Captain Phillips follows the middle aged Captain Phillips as he says farewell to his wife in Vermont in late March […]

London: Captain Phillips Launches London Film Festival Festivities

Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass launched the Festivities at this year’s London Film Festival tonight with their new film Captain Phillips which took to the spotlight as the festivals opening night gala. The Gala kicked off a twelve day celebration of the cinematic arts in London’s entertainment capital Leicester Square. BFI Head of Exhibition […]

London Review: The Spectacular Now

Its time to live in the moment as The Spectacular Now takes to the festival scene here at the London Film Festival. The film leads the audience inside the twisted, emotional and party hard life of Sutter Keely and takes you through his coming-of-age journey that leads him in to his first emotional relationship with […]

Toronto Review: The Double

Think of a strange world now think stranger now think of something completely different and completely insane then you have arrived in the world of Simon James. The Double focuses on the isolated Simon James living his life in a minuscule and intensely strange world until he loses his essential identification card and his briefcase […]

Toronto Review: Gravity Review

Hang on tight and grip for dear life, are you ready to whiteness the cinematic masterpiece that is Gravity. Gravity focuses on two astronauts adrift in space after a horrific collision with a field of debri from a rogue spy satellite 300 miles above the surface of the earth where the views are indescribably stunning […]

Toronto Review: Don Jon

There certainly is more to a movie than a happy ending as Don Jon appears on the scene in Toronto. Don Jon focuses on Jon who only cares about his special things in live his place, his car, his family, his church, his boys, his girls and his pornography. His buddies nicknamed him Don Jon […]

57th London Film Festival Lineup Announced

The wait is over the BFI London Film Festival director Clare Stewart and BFI CEO Amanda Nevill announced from London’s ODEON Leicester Square this morning this year’s Line-Up for the 57th London Film Festival including The London Film Festival will take place from October 9th through till October 20th and will feature a variety of […]

Saving Mr. Banks To Close 57th London Film Festival

Festival organisers announced today that the closing night gala of the 57th BFI London Film Festival will be Disney’s magical Saving Mr. Banks European Premiere. This year’s closing night gala will as tradition goes be hosted in the heart of London’s theatreland known best as Leicester Square with the premiere screening to take place inside […]