Posts tagged "Jake Gyllenhaal"

BFI London Film Festival: The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers Directed by Jacques Audiard Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal and Riz Ahmed Screening at LFF October 19th, 20th and 21st 2018 by Joanna Orland With ‘The Western’ being an enduring staple of cinema, you’d think it’d be hard to do a refreshing take on the genre. But The Sisters […]

BFI London Film Festival: Wildlife


Wildlife Directed by Paul Dano Starring Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ed Oxenbould, and Bill Camp Screening at LFF October 13th, 14th and 15th 2018 by Joanna Orland Small-town America in the 1950’s promised a certain lifestyle for families, with the man working to provide while the woman would tend to the home and children. For […]

BFI London Film Festival: Stronger


Stronger Directed by David Gordon Green Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany and Miranda Richardson Screening at LFF October 5th, 6th, 8th Watch on iTunes or [amazon_link asins=’B0785KX8MM’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’loolip-21′ text=’Amazon’ marketplace=’UK’ link_id=’0cc47a07-e40d-11e7-8122-4390250c19bd’] by Joanna Orland On paper, Stronger seems like perfect Oscar-bait: Based on a true story of overcoming tragedy in the aftermath of the […]

Canada Now 2017

Canada Now Film Festival

Canada Now At Curzon Soho, London June 15-18, 2017 In Cinemas and On Demand from July 1, 2017 The best of new Canadian Cinema descended upon London on June 15th with the inaugural Canada Now film festival. Nine films played across four days at the Curzon Soho cinema, and then from July 1st (Canada […]

Donnie Darko 15th Anniversary Re-Release


Film, News | by — November 20, 2016

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Cult film darling Donnie Darko will once again be released in UK cinemas.  To celebrate its 15th anniversary, the film will have a 4k Restoration, screening at BFI from December 16th with a nationwide release from the 23rd.  The Director’s Cut which has been newly remastered will also be available for screenings.  

Venice Film Festival: Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals Directed by Tom Ford Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Karl Glusman, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Andrea Riseborough and Michael Sheen Watch on iTunes by Laura Patricia Jones Visually stunning cinematography, witty and gripping script, fast-paced narrative – it’s hard to know where to begin with fashion designer turned […]

Festival de Cannes 2015 Preview

The 68th Festival de Cannes is less than one month away, and exciting details have emerged regarding what the festival-going audience can expect. The biggest news is the Cannes 2015 jury lineup which sees seven key figures of world cinema joining the two Jury Presidents Joel and Ethan Coen.  The jury’s task will be to […]


Directed by Denis Villeneuve Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Sarah Gadon, Isabella Rossellini, Stephen R Hart, Jane Moffat and Mélanie Laurent In UK Cinemas January 2nd, 2015 Watch on iTunes by Joanna Orland No plot spoilers will be revealed in this review, but commentary on the ending’s tone will be given, each time pre-empted by a spoiler […]

Source Code

A film by Duncan Jones In Cinemas April 1st (appropriate) by Joanna Orland You may know of Duncan Jones by his reputation as the offspring of David Bowie and director of the high calibre Sci-Fi film MOON. With such an excellent outing as a first-time director, expectations were high for Source Code. For his new […]

Love & Other Drugs

In Cinemas December 29 by Fitzy Since I appreciate good-looking naked people as much as the next Swede, the Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway-vehicle “Love and Other Drugs” was not wasted on me. Telling the story of a handsome layabout (both lazy and a ladykiller) from an overachieving family who finds success and “twue wuv” […]