Posts tagged "LFF"

BFI London Film Festival: Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Mystify: Michael Hutchence

Mystify: Michael Hutchence Directed by Richard Lowenstein Screening at LFF October 4th and 5th 2019 by Alex Plant Many remember Michael Hutchence not only for his effortless charisma and raw sexuality as the frontman of Aussie rock sensations INXS, but unfortunately also for how his life became a tabloid circus as his dirty laundry was […]

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: You Don’t Nomi

You Don’t Nomi

You Don’t Nomi Directed by Jeffrey McHale Screening at LFF October 2nd and 3rd 2019 by Alex Plant When it came out in 1995, Showgirls was a critical bomb that baffled and offended punters and critics alike. In the years following its release it found an audience at midnight movie screenings, becoming a cult phenomenon […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon Directed by Michael Schwartz and Tyler Nilson Starring Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson and Zack Gottsagen Screening at LFF October 3rd, 4th and 11th 2019 by Alex Plant The debut feature from writer/director team Michael Swartz and Tyler Nilson promises a Mark Twain-esque journey of friendship and self-discovery between a pair of […]

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 […]

BFI London Film Festival: Little Monsters

Little Monsters

Little Monsters Directed by Abe Forsythe Starring Lupita Nyong’o, Josh Gad and Alexander England Screening at LFF October 5th, 7th & 8th 2019 by Alex Plant Fifteen years ago when Shaun of the Dead first came out it was a revelation. It certainly wasn’t the first zom-com, but it definitely helped the zombie genre claw […]

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, […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult and Joe Alwyn Screening at LFF October 18th, 19th and 21st 2018 by Joanna Orland In early 18th century Britain, England is at war with France, while an ailing Queen Anne (Colman) relies heavily on her devoted friend Lady Sarah […]

BFI London Film Festival: Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie Directed by Jon S. Baird Starring Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Nina Arianda, Shirley Henderson and Danny Huston Screening at LFF October 21st 2018 by Richard Hamer It’s 1953, and the world-famous comedy double act Stan Laurel (Steve Coogan) and Oliver Hardy (John C. Reilly) have entered into the final phase of […]