Reviews and interviews from the British Film Institute London Film Festival 2015.

The End Of The Tour – BFI LFF Review

October 19, 2015

In 2008, one of the most heralded writers in recent times succumbed to the pain of depression and committed suicide. The dearest fans of David Foster Wallace will no doubt feel cautious and anxious at […]

A Perfect Day – BFI LFF Review

October 19, 2015

In an unspecific village somewhere in the Balkans in the infant stages of the end of the war, seasoned gung-ho aid worker B, Tim Robbins, attempts to raise a dead fat man spoiling the village’s […]

Green Room – BFI LFF Review

October 16, 2015

In 2013, Jeremy Saulnier’s Blue Ruin was one of the year’s biggest independent film successes, with a revenge thriller that catapulted Saulnier as a director of interest. Green Room is his third feature but unlike […]

The Lobster – BFI LFF Review

October 13, 2015

With one of this year’s most absurdist concepts threatening to break into mainstream territory is director Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Lobster, set in a world whereby single people must find partners or be turned into an […]

Black Mass – BFLI LFF Review

October 13, 2015

In the seventies and eighties, James Whitey Bulger was a ruthless crime figurehead who ruled over ‘Southey’ Boston and more after liaising with the FBI in bringing down the Italian based Mafia north of the […]

James White – BFI LFF 2015 Review

October 6, 2015

Josh Mond, producer of Martha Marcy May Marlene delivers his first debut feature about a young wreck less adult James White, played by Christopher Abbot, who has failed to venture past a life of sex […]

Lost In Munich – BFI LFF 2015 Review

October 1, 2015

In 1938, the French President Edouard Daladier, reneged on his promise and treaty with Czechoslovakia that saw them having to surrender the Sudetenland to Germany known as the Munich Treaty, rendering their relationship to France […]

Taxi – BFI LFF 2015 Review

October 1, 2015

Unlike most films, you really have to be aware of some of the context behind Taxi to appreciate it for what it is. Iranian director, Jafar Panahi, was arrested by the Iranian government in 2010 […]

Beasts Of No Nation – BFI LFF 2015 Review

September 29, 2015

As is the usual case when Africa becomes the setting for a major film, heavy drama is to ensue. Adapted from the novel of the same title by Uzodinma Iweala, director and screenwriter Cary Joji […]

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