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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 […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Florida Project

The Florida Project

The Florida Project Directed by Sean Baker Starring Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Kimberly Prince, Bria Vinaite, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera and Caleb Landry Jones Screening at LFF October 13th, 14th 2017 by Joanna Orland The Florida Project is a beautifully executed slice-of-life feature about children living below the poverty line. Not at all as gloomy as […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Lovers

The Lovers

The Lovers Directed by Azazel Jacobs Starring Debra Winger, Tracy Letts, Aidan Gillen and Melora Walters Screening at LFF October 13th, 14th, 15th, 2017 by Joanna Orland With a witty script and wonderful performances, The Lovers is a sharply observed film about love and relationships. Debra Winger and Tracy Letts star as Mary and Michael, […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Cured

The Cured

The Cured Directed by David Freyne Starring Ellen Page, Sam Keeley and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor Screening at LFF October 12th, 14th, 2017 by Joanna Orland The Cured sucks the fun out of the zombie genre with a dire and dark social exploration. The MAZE virus has plagued humans, but there is now a cure – those […]

BFI London Film Festival: Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman Starring Douglas Booth, Robert Gulaczyk, Saoirse Ronan, Chris O’Dowd and Aidan Turner Screening at LFF October 10th, 2017 In UK Cinemas October 13th, 2017 by Richard Hamer Seven years in production, requiring the talent of 115 artists, painting over 65,000 frames of footage across 900 canvases, […]