Posts tagged "Sundance"

Sundance London: First Reformed Red Carpet

Sundance London: First Reformed, Ethan Hawke

First Reformed Directed by Paul Schrader Starring Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, and Cedric Kyles by Joanna Orland Ethan Hawke was in London on Friday to promote his latest film First Reformed. Directed by Paul Schrader, First Reformed is a complex existential thriller which follows a priest, played by Hawke, who undergoes a crisis of faith […]

Sundance London: Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace Directed by Debra Granik Starring Ben Foster, Dale Dickey, Isaiah Stone, Thomasin McKenzie and Ayanna Berkshire by Joanna Orland Will (Foster) and his daughter Tom (McKenzie) seem to live an idyllic life off the grid, in a scenic nature reserve near Portland, Oregon. They are not on the run, but merely longing […]

Sundance London: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Miseducation of Cameron Post Directed by Desiree Akhavan Starring ChloĆ« Grace Moretz, Marin Ireland, Jennifer Ehle, Quinn Shephard, John Gallagher Jr. and Sasha Lane by Joanna Orland Cameron Post (Moretz) is an average teenage girl whose world is turned upside down after she’s caught in the backseat of a car with her female friend […]

Sundance London: Yardie

Yardie

Yardie Directed by Idris Elba Starring Aml Ameen, Mark Rhino Smith, Fraser James, Calvin Demba, Akin Gazi, Everaldo Creary and Stephen Graham by Joanna Orland Idris Elba makes his directorial debut with Yardie, based on the novel of the same name by Jamaican-born writer Victor Headley. In 1973 Kingston, Jamaica, there is a blazing turf […]

Sundance London: Never Goin’ Back

Never Goin' Back

Never Goin’ Back Directed by Augustine Frizzell Starring Maia Mitchell, Camila Morrone, Kyle Mooney, Aristotle Abraham II, Joel Allen and Ashley Amos by Joanna Orland Teenaged girlfriends Angela (Mitchell) and Jessie (Morrone) are highschool dropouts working thankless waitressing jobs just to make rent, living with Jessie’s brother Dustin in a house deep in the heart […]

Sundance Film Festival London 2018: Programme Announced

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Sundance Film Festival London has announced its programme for 2018. As always, the London version of the festival brings highlights from its parent festival in Utah. This year’s lineup includes some of the festival’s most acclaimed films, as well as bringing Idris Elba’s directorial debut Yardie back home to London. The Sundance London Film Festival […]

Sundance London 2017

Sundance London

Sundance London Picturehouse Central June 1-4, 2017 by Joanna Orland Sundance Film Festival has once again descended upon London, bringing with it highlights from this year’s Utah lineup. With high profile indie films including Beatriz at Dinner, The Big Sick and A Ghost Story, one thing that stood out from this year’s festival was the […]

Sundance London: Crown Heights

Crown Heights

Crown Heights Directed by Matt Ruskin Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Bill Camp, Nestor Carbonell, and Nnamdi Asomugha by Joanna Orland The story of Crown Heights is all too familiar – the justice system in America fails the black community and those who cannot afford a proper defense. This is the true story of Colin Warner, wrongfully […]

Sundance London: A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story Directed by David Lowery Starring Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham, Sonia Acevedo, Rob Zabrecky and Liz Franke Screening at Sundance London June 4th, 2017 In UK cinemas August 11th, 2017 Watch on iTunes or [amazon_link asins=’B074XKXB1K’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’loolip-21′ marketplace=’UK’ text=’Amazon’ link_id=’1cb72c35-fa0b-11e7-ab8a-3daba33183fe’] by Joanna Orland It’s impossible to avoid the pun of […]

Sundance London: Marjorie Prime

Marjorie Prime

Marjorie Prime Directed by Michael Almereyda Starring Jon Hamm, Geena Davis, Lois Smith and Tim Robbins Screening at Sundance London June 2nd & 4th, 2017 by Joanna Orland Based on Jordan Harrison’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play of the same name, I can imagine Marjorie Prime is quite profound on the stage, and if the film cast […]