Reviews and interviews from the British Film Institute London Film Festival 2016.

Don’t Think Twice – BFI LFF – Review

October 17, 2016

Mike Birbiglia may be a more unfamiliar name to British audiences, but is a renowned comic and filmmaker in his native country of the USA. Don’t Think Twice is his follow up to his 2012 […]

Arrival – BFI LFF – Review

October 14, 2016

After making his mark with some gritty and dark indie titles such as Sicario and Prisoners,  Denis Villeneuve has his Sci-Fi moment with The Arrival. The world descends into chaos and a climate of fear […]

Paterson – BFI LFF – Review

October 12, 2016

A bus driver and poet is the latest of unassuming character portrayals from American auteur Jim Jarmusch. Presented over the course of a week, it portrays the life of Paterson, (Adam Driver), a bus driver […]

Houston We Have a Problem! – BFI LFF – Review

October 9, 2016

With classified documents now available for revision, director Ziga Viric looks at the Yugoslav Space Programme and how it created a time of prosperity under Tito’s reign after selling it to the American’s, yet may have […]

The Young Offenders – BFI LFF – Review

October 9, 2016

Based around the record cocaine seizure in Ireland in 2007, when bales of cocaine landed ashore, presenting a get a rich quick for anyone daring or stupid enough to risk going against the law, cue […]

King Cobra – BFI LFF – Review

October 4, 2016

Adapting from the real life story of the murder of porn producer Bryan Cochis, (Christian Slater) as Stephen in the film, after two rival low time producers Joe (James Franco) and Harlowe try to buy […]

A Dark Song – BFI LFF 2016 – Review

September 29, 2016

Grief-stricken, Sophia (Catherine Walker) rents a secluded estate home in the country, ensuring its privacy with a lot of cash. Believing she will find what she seeks via the dark arts, she enlists the help […]

The Red Turtle – BFI LFF – Review

September 23, 2016

Michael Dudok De Wit was apparently surprised after being asked by animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli if he would make a feature for them. Free from dialogue, The Red Turtle is a story of a cast […]

Down Under – BFI LFF – Review

September 22, 2016

  From the land that has brought cult comedy classics such as The Castle, Muriel’s Wedding, Kenny, writer director and actor Abe Forsythe makes his mark with the seemingly Four Lions Inspired, Down Under. Set in […]

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