London Film Festival, Day Ten: Lunar Kingdom, Burgundy, Gatwick, Belfast
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London Film Festival, Day Ten: Lunar Kingdom, Burgundy, Gatwick, Belfast

Checking out of the hostel prior to 10:00 left me in a peculiar predicament: not…

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London Film Festival Day Nine: Far, Further, Furthest
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London Film Festival Day Nine: Far, Further, Furthest

I arrive back in Belfast tomorrow night, hopefully some time before 23:00. Fourteen hours later,…

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Girlhood trailer and London Film Festival Q&A
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Girlhood trailer and London Film Festival Q&A

Director Céline Sciamma talks about her film Girlhood at which received an honorary commendation at…

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London Film Festival, Day Eight: Foxcatchers and Sea Monsters
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London Film Festival, Day Eight: Foxcatchers and Sea Monsters

I woke up with a Cannes-do attitude. Sorry about the pun, but I’ve got to…

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London Film Festival, Day Seven: La Bete Humaine
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London Film Festival, Day Seven: La Bete Humaine

Sorry, Thomas. People who stay in hostels tend to be of a select few varities,…

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London Film Festival, Day Six: Basements and Bodies
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London Film Festival, Day Six: Basements and Bodies

It was the day I hadn’t been looking forward to. Isn’t it a shame that…

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London Film Festival, Day Five: Silvered Water, Neon Lights
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London Film Festival, Day Five: Silvered Water, Neon Lights

The pleasure of being able to relax, the quality of the films and the plain…

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London Film Festival, Day Four: Dearest Disappointment
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London Film Festival, Day Four: Dearest Disappointment

The process of selecting my programme when attending the London Film Festival, though I’m only…

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London Film Festival, Day Three: Education and Effluvia
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London Film Festival, Day Three: Education and Effluvia

Though the two films that I saw today both edged three hours, they could barely…

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London Film Festival, Day Two: Before and After
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London Film Festival, Day Two: Before and After

I hate opinions sometimes. Coming from me, that’s a slightly ridiculous statement to make –…

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58th BFI London Film Festival Announces Full 2014 Programme
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58th BFI London Film Festival Announces Full 2014 Programme

London, Wednesday 3 September 2014: – The programme for the 58th BFI London Film Festival…

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London Film Festival Wrap-up: The Last of the Unjust
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London Film Festival Wrap-up: The Last of the Unjust

Cor, I stink. And my nails are shockingly long. They enter the room before I…

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London Film Festival: 12 Years a Slave
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London Film Festival: 12 Years a Slave

I saw Steve McQueen’s Hunger on opening weekend in 2008. The UK was one of…

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London Film Festival: The Past & Stranger by the Lake
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London Film Festival: The Past & Stranger by the Lake

It’s my day off, kind of. I’m still seeing two films, and actually they’re both…

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London Film Festival: Night Moves & Blue is the Warmest Colour
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London Film Festival: Night Moves & Blue is the Warmest Colour

London Film Festival: Eastern Boys & The Selfish Giant
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London Film Festival: Eastern Boys & The Selfish Giant

My stay here in London has so far been comprised of long stretches of business,…

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London Film Festival: Inside Llewyn Davis
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London Film Festival: Inside Llewyn Davis

London Film Festival: Norte, the End of History
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London Film Festival: Norte, the End of History

London knew I was coming. They knew I knew how to handle weather like this.…

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57th BFI London Film Festival slate announced
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57th BFI London Film Festival slate announced

(thanks again to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen) Official Competition The sophomore Official Competition line-up, recognising inspiring,…

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London Film Festival announces UK premiere of Stephen Frears’ Philomena
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London Film Festival announces UK premiere of Stephen Frears’ Philomena

(Press Release) London, 30th August, 2013: – The 57th BFI London Film Festival in partnership…

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