Posts tagged "60th London Film Festival"

BFI London Film Festival: Mindhorn

Mindhorn Directed by Sean Foley Starring Julian Barratt, Andrea Riseborough, Essie Davis, Russell Tovey, Simon Farnaby, Richard McCabe, David Schofield, Nicholas Farrell, Jessica Barden, Robin Morrissey, Harriet Walter, Simon Callow and Steve Coogan by Richard Hamer In festival season, when there’s so much to see and so little time, there can be a dozen different […]

BFI London Film Festival: Don’t Think Twice

Don’t Think Twice Directed by Mike Birbiglia Starring Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia, Kate Micucci, Chris Gethard and Tami Sagher LFF Screening October 14th, 15th, 16th, 2016 by Joanna Orland New York improv troupe The Commune have been together for over a decade, but now one of its members is about to find success […]

BFI London Film Festival: Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)

Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) Directed by Makoto Shinkai Starring Ryunosuke Kamiki and Mone Kamishiraishi LFF Screening October 14th, 15th, 16th, 2016 by Richard Hamer The works of Makoto Shinkai have always dealt with the ‘distance’ between people; that yearning, that sense of beautiful melancholy that is so very Japanese. Be it the physical […]

BFI London Film Festival: Toni Erdmann

Toni Erdmann Directed by Maren Ade Starring Sandra Hüller and Peter Simonischek Watch on iTunes by Richard Hamer It’s a measure of the sheer quality of Toni Erdmann that it can be a 162 minute long film, and not drag; be a 162 minute long comedy, and not only remain funny throughout, but in fact […]

60th BFI London Film Festival: Video Gallery

BFI London Film Festival: Elle

Elle Directed by Paul Verhoeven Starring Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte and Anne Consigny LFF Screening October 8th, 11th, 2016 Pre-order on iTunes by Joanna Orland I’m not sure what to make of Elle – On one hand it’s a fantastic drama starring the captivating Isabelle Huppert. On the other, it is an insane black comedy […]

60th BFI London Film Festival: Photo Gallery

BFI London Film Festival: Mascots

Mascots Directed by Christopher Guest Starring Jane Lynch, Parker Posey, Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Ed Begley, Jr., Christopher Moynihan, Don Lake, Zach Woods, Chris O’Dowd, Bob Balaban, Jennifer Coolidge, Michael Hitchcock, John Michael Higgins, Tom Bennett, Jim Piddock and Maria Blasucc On Netflix from October 13th, 2016 by Joanna Orland It’s been a decade since […]

BFI London Film Festival: La La Land

Directed by Damien Chazelle Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend and JK Simmons LFF Screening October 7th, 8th, 16th, 2016 Watch now on iTunes by Joanna Orland Garnering universal acclaim since its premiere at Venice Film Festival, La La Land is a festival darling and sure bet to make some waves at next year’s […]

BFI London Film Festival: Frantz

Frantz Directed by François Ozon Starring Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stötzner and Marie Gruber LFF Screening October 7th, 8th, 2016 by Joanna Orland François Ozon’s latest film is a departure for the prolific French director.  Frantz is set in the aftermath of World War I, filmed predominantly in German and presented largely in black […]