Film Festivals

White God Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

White God opens with a tracking shot of a young girl as she rides through…

Court Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

At the centre, as you might expect from a film titled Court, lies a trial.…

Men, Women & Children Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

The opening image is a striking one; that of the Voyager spacecraft sailing out into…

The Imitation Game Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

Everyone knows that we won the Second World War, but many are unlikely to realise…

Camp X-Ray Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

Endless repetition marks Camp X-Ray, the directorial debut of Peter Sattler. Guards pace in never-ending…

The Dead Lands Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

The Dead Lands hits the ground with a running man, the camera jolting through the…

Metamorphoses Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

No one can accuse Christophe Honoré of lacking ambition. Since the turn of the millennium,…

Bypass Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

The tug of war between style and substance sweats and strains only briefly in Bypass.…

Thou Wast Mild and Lovely Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

The naïve and sexually adventurous farmer’s daughter, the mysterious stranger stopped by for the season…

Self Made Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

Identities merge, memories disintegrate, roles switch, the smallest action has devastating consequences and no one…

French Riviera Review – BFI London Film Festival Special

A real life incident evocatively dubbed “casino wars” glimmers with cinematic promise. Set on the…

London Film Festival 2014: What To Look Out For

For the British cinephile, there is perhaps no greater annual event than the London Film…