BFI London Film Festival 2018 Launch

Today saw the BFI London Film Festival 2018 launch. Now in its 62nd year, the festival is screening 225 feature films, including 21 world premieres. Here are some highlights from the festival programme… Headline Galas The Opening and Closing Gala films had already been announced. The BFI London Film Festival 2018 opens with Steve McQueen’s hotly anticipated Widows, starring Viola […]

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Film Review: Last Night

Massy Tadjedin’s Last Night is a commendable as directorial debut. The film is visually appealing but lacks the depth that a drama of this nature should have. Joanna and Michael Reed have been in a relationship for years, and married fairly recently. When they attend a party, Joanna notices that one of Michael’s colleagues is a very attractive woman. Joanna is jealous […]

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Film Review: Little White Lies

Guillaume Canet’s Little White Lies is an amusing and thought-provoking comedy drama. At 154 minutes however, the film feels overlong; half an hour could have been trimmed and the effect would still be the same. Restaurant-owner Max and his wife Véro invite their group of friends to their beach house for vacation; a yearly tradition. After their close friend Ludo […]

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