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 […]

Land of Mine – BFI LFF Review

September 26, 2015

There are not many badges of quality in the film industry, but quite often, the Danish Film Institute is one such badge you can have faith in. As subject matters go, World War Two has […]

The Here After – BFI LFF 2015 Review

September 24, 2015

There’s an excellent and daring premise to the Swedish debut feature The Here After from writer director Magnus Von Horn. A young male teen released from a correctional facility for a heinous crime we are […]

Grandma – BFI LFF 2015 Review

September 24, 2015

With a steady catalogue of comedy films that includes American Pie and About A Boy, director writer Paul Weitz has looked to an experienced head to drive and star in his latest body of work. […]

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