With brilliant performances from Rampling and Courtenay, Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years is an intense observation of a lifetime of marriage unravelled in one week.
A bombastic wannabe epic about desert explorer Gertrude Bell, not even Kidman and Franco can save Werner Herzog’s The Queen Of The Desert.
Turning the camera upon himself for the third time, Jafar Panahi’s Taxi is a moving portrait of the politics of filming and the filming of politics.
A mesmerising portrait of the loneliness of the beautiful, Lírio Ferreira’s Blue Blood is an enigmatic blend of circus, ballet and cinema.
Shifting the story from polar explorer Peary to his wife, Isabel Coixet’sNobody Wants The Night offers a distinctly female slant on colonisation.
Every dog will have his day – and at the LFF 2014, they did. Several days. And very many dogs, as those who saw White God can confirm.Read More
Bookended by battle stages of the Second World War, the 58th London Film Festival takes the sound and the fury to the home front, as human relationships come under fire.Read More
Fury by Alexa Dalby Brad Pitt stars in a gruesome Second World War movie with an ultra-high body count scripted and directed by David…Read More
The Face Of An Angel by Mark Wilshin Fictionally based on the trial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of Meredith…Read More
Far From Men Freely adapted from Albert Camus’ The Guest, David Oelhoffen’s Far From Men stars Viggo Mortensen as the pied noir schoolteacher and…Read More
Winter Sleep by Mark Wilshin With a credit list that includes Chekhov, Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky and Voltaire, it’s no surprise that Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Winter…Read More
Elegant, beautiful, magical and affecting, Tomm Moore’s Song Of The Sea is a touchstone for the continued importance of hand-drawn animation.
Son Of A Gun by Mark Wilshin As 19-year old first-time prisoner JR, Brenton Thwaites is so pretty it’s no wonder he’s terrified of…Read More
Jauja Filmed in a stunning 4:3 aspect ratio with rounded corners, Lisandro Alonso’s Jauja creates an intriguing story of Danish engineer Captain Dinesen travelling…Read More