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BFI London Film Festival: Judy & Punch

Judy & Punch

Judy & Punch Directed by Mirrah Foulkes Starring Mia Wasikowska, Damon Herriman, Tom Budge, Benedict Hardie and Lucy Velik Screening at LFF October 12th and 13th, 2019 by Gemsy This meta-macabre retelling of the most famous violently abusive couple in puppet theatre history takes place in Seaside – which is, in fact, landlocked. It’s a […]

BFI London Film Festival: Knives Out

Knives Out

Knives Out Directed by Rian Johnson Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Plummer Screening at LFF October 8th, 9th, 11th and 13th 2019 by Alex Plant After his 2017 Star Wars effort The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson seemed to garner fanboys and detractors in equal measure. However, his follow […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Directed by Robert Eggers Starring Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson and Valeriia Karaman Screening at LFF October 5th, 6th, 11th and 13th 2019 by Alex Plant The Witch was a hell of a debut feature. In the company of movies like It Follows, Get Out and Hereditary it helped push the term “elevated horror” […]

BFI London Film Festival: Le Mans ’66

Le Mans '66

Le Mans ’66 (Ford v Ferrari) Directed by James Mangold Starring Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe and Tracy Letts Screening at LFF October 10th and 11th 2019 by Alex Plant The great success of Ron Howard’s 2013 film Rush, was that it managed to make a movie about Formula One racing accessible […]

BFI London Film Festival: Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit Directed by Taika Waititi Starring Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Sam Rockwell and Scarlett Johansson Screening at LFF October 5th, 6th and 7th 2019 by Alex Plant Not every filmmaker would follow up a big blockbuster hit like Thor: Ragnarok with a movie as unconventional as Jojo Rabbit, let alone cast […]

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Press Conference

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Press Conference Featuring Angelina Jolie (Maleficent), Elle Fanning (Princess Aurora) Chiwetel Ejiofor (Conall), Sam Riley (Diaval), Ed Skrein (Borra) and Harris Dickinson (Prince Phillip) In UK Cinemas October 18th, 2019 by Laura Patricia Jones In an age where Disney Princesses fight, fraternize and show their tough side to prove they’re strong […]

BFI London Film Festival: Just Mercy

Just Mercy

Just Mercy Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton Starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx and Brie Larson Screening at LFF October 5th and 9th, 2019 by Alex Plant In an age where the true crime documentary reigns supreme, Destin Daniel Cretton has turned the sort of story we’re used to seeing as a multi-part Netflix series […]

BFI London Film Festival: Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Mystify: Michael Hutchence Directed by Richard Lowenstein Screening at LFF October 4th and 5th 2019 by Alex Plant Many remember Michael Hutchence not only for his effortless charisma and raw sexuality as the frontman of Aussie rock sensations INXS, but unfortunately also for how his life became a tabloid circus as his dirty laundry was […]

BFI London Film Festival: Abominable

Abominable

Abominable Directed by Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman Starring Chloe Bennet, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Albert Tsai, Eddie Izzard and Sarah Paulson Screening at LFF October 5th, 2019 by Alex Plant Dreamworks’ latest animated adventure looks to do for yetis what How To Train Your Dragon did for its own titular mythical creature. Though there are […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Personal History of David Copperfield

The Personal History of David Copperfield

The Personal History of David Copperfield Directed by Armando Iannucci Starring Dev Patel, Ben Whishaw, Hugh Laurie, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Peter Capaldi, Rosalind Eleazar and Tilda Swinton Screening at LFF October 2nd, 3rd and 5th 2019 by Alex Plant If you were expecting Veep and The Thick Of It creator Armando Ianucci’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ […]