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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’ […]

BFI London Film Festival: Color Out of Space

Color Out of Space

Color Out of Space Directed by Richard Stanley Starring Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson and Madeleine Arthur Screening at LFF October 7th, 8th and 10th 2019 by Alex Plant If there was ever a more perfect actor than Nicolas Cage to star in an H.P. Lovecraft adaptation then I don’t want to hear it. For a […]

62nd BFI London Film Festival

62nd BFI London Film Festival 2018

62nd BFI London Film Festival October 10th-21st, 2018 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland and Richard Hamer The 2018 BFI London Film Festival brought world famous movie stars, European and world premieres, and cinematic highlights from Cannes, Venice, TIFF and Sundance to the UK capital. Alongside showcasing a handful of the best from other fests, […]

61st BFI London Film Festival Closing Gala Announced

61st BFI London Film Festival Closing Gala

The 61st BFI London Film Festival has announced that this year’s Closing Night gala will be Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The film will receive its UK premiere on Sunday October 15th at the Odeon Leicester Square, with director McDonagh expected to attend along with Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell and other filmmakers and […]

61st BFI London Film Festival American Express® Gala Announced

  BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® has announced Battle of the Sexes as it’s Gala for the 61st annual festival. Starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell, the film will receive its European Premiere on Saturday October 7th at London’s Odeon Leicester Square, with Emma Stone, Andrea Riseborough, Elisabeth Shue, directors Valerie […]

European premiere of Breathe to open 61st BFI London Film Festival

61st BFI London Film Festival: Breathe

The 61st BFI London Film Festival has announced that this year’s Opening Night gala will be Andy Serkis’ feature directorial debut, Breathe. Based on the true story of Robin Cavendish, Breathe is a heart-warming and highly emotional celebration of bravery and human possibility, a love story about living every breath as though it’s your last. […]

The 60th BFI London Film Festival

60th BFI London Film Festival October 5th-16th, 2016 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland The 60th BFI London Film Festival played like a ‘Best Of’ the 2016 international film festivals.  Opening with Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom and closing with Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire, the festival showcased some of the year’s most buzzed about films.  […]

BFI London Film Festival: Free Fire

Free Fire Directed by Ben Wheatley Starring Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Jack Reynor, Babou Ceesay, Noah Taylor, Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley and Michael Smiley Watch on iTunes by Joanna Orland There’s not much to Ben Wheatley’s 90 minute shootout film Free Fire – what you see is what you get.  And […]

Justin Kelly

Director Justin Kelly discusses his films I Am Michael and King Cobra by Joanna Orland Screenwriter and director Justin Kelly first garnered industry attention when his debut feature I Am Michael premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2015.  His second film King Cobra continues the tradition set by I Am Michael, by being based on […]