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London Korean Film Festival: The Outlaws (Crime City)

The Outlaws aka Crime City

The Outlaws (Crime City) Directed by Kang Yun-sung Starring Don Lee, Yoon Kye-sang and Cho Cha-yun Screening at LKFF October 27th, 2017 by Richard Hamer Still playing in Korean cinemas at the time of its London screening, The Outlaws is doing great box office. It’s not hard to see why: Fresh from blockbuster hit Train […]

London Korean Film Festival: Master


Master Directed by Cho Ui-seok Starring Lee Byung-hun, Gang Dong-won and Kim Woo-bin Screening at LKFF November 6th, 2017 by Richard Hamer President Jin (Lee Byung-hun) is the charismatic head of a vast and successful Ponzi scheme that is secretly defrauding thousands. His operation is airtight; able to dissemble itself and destroy all evidence at […]

London Korean Film Festival: The Merciless

The Merciless

The Merciless Directed by Byun Sung-hyun Starring Sul Kyung-gu and Yim Si-wan Screening at LKFF November 3rd, 2017 by Richard Hamer Released from prison after a three-year stint, up-and-coming gangster Hyun-soo joins forces with Jae-hoo, an established figure in the Busan underworld, to make the kind of money they spent their years inside dreaming about. […]

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok Directed by Taika Waititi Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins In UK Cinemas October 24th, 2017 by Richard Hamer Thor: Ragnarok, the third in Marvel Studio’s Thor franchise, is a stylistic departure, and somewhat of a soft reboot: Much […]

61st BFI London Film Festival

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

61st BFI London Film Festival October 4th-15th, 2017 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland and Richard Hamer The 2017 BFI London Film Festival brought world famous movie stars, European premieres, and cinematic highlights from Cannes, Venice, TIFF and Sundance to the UK capital. Alongside showcasing a handful of the best from other fests, this year’s […]

BFI London Film Festival: Wrath of Silence (Bao lie wu sheng)

Wrath of Silence

Wrath of Silence (Bao lie wu sheng) Directed by Xin Yukun Starring Song Yang, Jiang Wu and Yuan Wenkang Screening at LFF October 5th, 6th, 14th, 2017 by Richard Hamer Zhang Baomin (Song Yang) returns to his home in northern China after the disappearance of his juvenile son. Zhang works as a miner, in a […]

BFI London Film Festival: Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool Directed by Paul McGuigan Starring Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Kenneth Cranham, Stephen Graham and Frances Barber Screening at LFF October 11th, 12th, 15th, 2017 by Joanna Orland In 1981, decades after Hollywood star Gloria Grahame’s heyday, the Oscar winning actress finds herself in Liverpool, as she intends […]

BFI London Film Festival: Nico, 1988

Nico, 1988

Nico, 1988 Directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli Starring Trine Dyrholm, John Gordon Sinclair and Anamaria Marinca Screening at LFF October 14th, 15th, 2017 by Joanna Orland While her collaboration with The Velvet Underground was short-lived, it shrouded the rest of Nico’s musical career with the curse of the iconic. Longing to be known by her birth […]

BFI London Film Festival: Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool Red Carpet

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool star Annette Bening The talent behind Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool arrived on the red carpet to present their film at the 61st BFI London Film Festival. Read our review of Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool and see our red carpet videos and photos below: – – […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner Directed by Nora Twomey Starring Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya and Laara Sadiq Screening at LFF October 8th, 11th, 15th, 2017 by Richard Hamer Parvana is an 11-year-old girl, living in Taliban-controlled Kabul with her mother, father, sister and baby brother. The father loves to tell Parvana stories, and in turn Parvana tells them […]