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Final Thoughts on the 2019 London Film Festival

Every year for the London Film Festival, I either see a whole load of films, or I basically don’t see any at all. This year was in the...

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LFF: The Irishman

I saw The Irishman at one of the satellite screenings that the BFI has tended to organise for the closing film. I didn’t come...

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LFF: La Belle Epoque

La Belle Epoque is a high-concept romantic comedy with a top-notch cast.   Daniel Auteil is Victor, an aging...

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LFF: Official Secrets

Official Secrets could easily be paired with The Report, in that it tells the true story of someone who helped reveal state...

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LFF: Earthquake Bird

The Earthquake Bird of this film’s title is said to be the bird sound you hear after an earthquake, when all is still and aside...

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LFF: Uncut Gems

The London Film Festival has a tradition of showing a surprise film each year. They normally frame it as something they’d have liked to...

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LFF: Luce

Luce is a really interesting piece. Luce (Kevin Harrison Jr) is a High School superstar. He gets great grades, gives...

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LFF: The Report

The Report is a film that tells the story of how Daniel J Jones and the US Senate Intelligence Committee examined the CIA’s...

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LFF: The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse feels like it’s one of the more important films in the London Film Festival. I went into, as with most of the films...

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Joker

Breaking up the run of London Film Festival titles, Joker is a new film from Todd Phillips and has been anticipated for a while,...