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BFI London Film Festival: The Guilty

The Guilty

The Guilty Directed by Gustav Möller Starring Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage and Johan Olsen Screening at LFF October 11th, 12th and 19th 2018 by Richard Hamer Police despatch officer Asgar Holm (Jakob Cedergren) is manning the phones on his regular shift when he receives an unusual call: A young woman, obviously in distress, but strangely […]

BFI London Film Festival: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Directed by Marielle Heller Starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Jane Curtin and Ben Falcone Screening at LFF October 19th, 20th and 21st 2018 by Joanna Orland Yes, Can You Ever Forgive Me? may be yet another biopic, but based on the bizarre life of author Lee Israel, […]

BFI London Film Festival: Simon Amstell

Simon Amstell

LFF Connects: Simon Amstell October 20th, 2018 by Richard Hamer On Saturday 20th October, award-winning comedian and now filmmaker Simon Amstell sat down at the BFI to discuss his career, as part of the LFF Connects series of interviews with creatives who are shaping the future of film. What’s immediately impressive is just how varied […]

BFI London Film Festival: Shadow (Ying)

Shadow (Ying)

Shadow (Ying) Directed by Zhang Yimou Starring Deng Chao, Sun Li, Zheng Kai, Wang Qianyuan, Wang Jingchun, Hu Jun, Guan Xiaotong and Leo Wu Screening at LFF October 19th and 20th 2018 by Joanna Orland Based on historical Chinese lore, Shadow tells the tale of neighbouring kingdoms Pei and Jing, who have a history of […]

The Works of Mamoru Hosoda

The Works of Mamoru Hosoda

The Works of Mamoru Hosoda October 13th-20th, 2018 Noho Studios, London by Amanda Farley This year’s London Film Festival includes the UK premiere of Mamoru Hosoda’s latest film Mirai. To mark the occasion, from Saturday 13th October through to Saturday 20th October 2018, London is playing host to an exciting exhibition titled The Works of […]

BFI London Film Festival: Outlaw King Premiere

BFI London Film Festival: Outlaw King star Chris Pine

Outlaw King Directed by David Mackenzie Starring Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran, James Cosmo and Stephen Dillane Screening at LFF October 17th, 18th and 19th 2018 by Joanna Orland Outlaw King is a historical film about Scottish hero Robert the Bruce. Directed by David Mackenzie and starring Chris Pine, the […]

BFI London Film Festival: Duplicate


Duplicate Directed by Bill Oliver Starring Ansel Elgort, Patricia Clarkson and Suki Waterhouse Screening at LFF October 14th and 16th 2018 by Joanna Orland Jonathan (Elgort) lives his life to a strict routine. By day, he works part-time as an architect; keeping up with his chores and in bed before 7pm. Every night, he also […]

BFI London Film Festival: Suspiria


Suspiria Directed by Luca Guadagnino Starring Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Jessica Harper and Chloë Grace Moretz Screening at LFF October 16th, 17th and 19th 2018 by Richard Hamer Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria is enough of a departure from the 1977 original that a review of comparison is pointless. While still a Euro-horror of dance […]

BFI London Film Festival: Fahrenheit 11/9

Fahrenheit 11/9

Fahrenheit 11/9 Directed by Michael Moore Screening at LFF October 14th and 15th 2018 by Joanna Orland Inverting the title of one of his previous films, documentarian Michael Moore explores the election of Trump and the events leading up to it. Using archive footage and narration, Fahrenheit 11/9 begins by recapping the events of the […]

BFI London Film Festival: Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy Directed by Felix van Groeningen Starring Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney and Amy Ryan Screening at LFF October 13th, 14th and 16th 2018 by Joanna Orland Beautiful Boy is based on the true life story of Nic Sheff and his battle to overcome addiction. Based on two separate books – Beautiful Boy: […]