LFF 2017 Highlights Part 1

It is just about half way through the BFI London Film Festival, and there have been some great films shown. Here are some LFF 2017 highlights from the first week of screenings… LFF 2017 Highlights – Unmissable Call Me By Your Name Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name is undoubtedly one of the most romantic films of the year. […]

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Film Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

With The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Noah Baumbach delivers another great comedy drama. Strong performances and excellent writing combine to generate a absorbing picture.  Harold Meyerowitz is a retired sculptor and a dysfunctional father. His adult children try to organise an exhibition of his work, but are hindered by their relationships with each other, Harold’s wife Maureen, and Harold himself… Writer-director […]

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London Film Festival 2014 – Preview of Coming Attractions

The full programme for the BFI London Film Festival 2014 was announced today, and it is brimming with fascinating artifacts. A total of 245 fiction and documentary features, including 16 World Premieres, are being screening during the twelve day festival, as well as 148 shorts. Opening the London Film Festival 2014 is The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. […]

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Film Review: Blended

There is something about Drew Barrymore that makes casting Adam Sandler opposite her bearable. Blended does not recapture the charm of The Wedding Singer but, but fans should know what to expect. On their first blind date for years, both Jim and Lauren decide quickly that they do not want to see each other again. However, when chance throws the […]

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Stuff To Look At

Plenty of pre-Christmas visual treats this week, including the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes trailer, 22 Jump Street, How To Train Your Dragon 2 and more… A New York Winter’s Tale A New York Winter’s Tale is a upcoming fantasy starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay. The film is the directorial debut of screenwriter Akiva Goldsman, who […]

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Film Review: Zookeeper

Zookeeper is pretty much what you would you would expect from a film starring Kevin James and produced by Adam Sandler. It is mildly entertaining fare, and not as funny as it should be. Griffin is a zookeeper at Franklin Park Zoo. Five years ago, he had his heart broken by Stephanie when she turned down his marriage proposal. She […]

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Film Review: Just Go With It

A rom-com starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston sounds appealing to only the sickest members of society. Just Go With It isn’t terrible, but it isn’t highly recommended either. Plastic surgeon Danny wears a fake wedding ring in order to bed women without the complication of relationships. When he meets the beautiful Palmer, Danny decides he wants to date her. As […]

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