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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First Announcement from the Santa Barbara Film Festival, US Premiere of Desert Dancer
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First Announcement from the Santa Barbara Film Festival, US Premiere of Desert Dancer

The Santa Barbara Film Festival is sending out announcements. That must mean it’s Oscar season…

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Closing Out Toronto Film Fest, Jordan’s Best of the Fest
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Closing Out Toronto Film Fest, Jordan’s Best of the Fest

As we reach the final stretch of what has been a decidedly divisive film fest,…

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The State of the Race: In the Heat of the Season
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The State of the Race: In the Heat of the Season

The Best Picture lineup of 2014 has one more pit stop before it reveals itself.…

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Tiff: It’s the Performances
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Tiff: It’s the Performances

The performances keep getting the attention at the fest. Last year “12 Years a Slave”…

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Toronto Report as it Stands
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Toronto Report as it Stands

So far the Toronto International Film Festival has been more about the performances than the…

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Tiff 2014 – Come from the Hype, Stay for the Movies
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Tiff 2014 – Come from the Hype, Stay for the Movies

The Toronto Film Festival always brings the big names. Maybe that’s the problem and the…

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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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Telluride Diary: Glory in the Hour
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Telluride Diary: Glory in the Hour

One of the best things about going to Telluride is meeting up with people I…

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Telluride Diary Day One – Two Days, Four Corners, One Abandoned Dog
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Telluride Diary Day One – Two Days, Four Corners, One Abandoned Dog

We had no way of knowing that our two day drive to Telluride would eventually…

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Toronto 2014: Bang Baby Bang Trailer
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Toronto 2014: Bang Baby Bang Trailer

The plot: A small town teenager in the 1960s believes her dreams of becoming a…

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41st Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Lineup
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41st Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Lineup

41st edition plays host to 25 new feature films in its main program Tribute programs…

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Spitballing Telluride Lineup
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Spitballing Telluride Lineup

Michael Patterson has been dutifully keeping track of the buzz and checking the temperature for…

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A Brief Recent History Telluride and How It’s Become So Influential in the Oscar Race
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A Brief Recent History Telluride and How It’s Become So Influential in the Oscar Race

Two weeks from today the Telluride Film Festival begins. It is an exciting time of…

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Jessica Lange to Receive Kirk Douglas Award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival
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Jessica Lange to Receive Kirk Douglas Award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival

The first big announcement coming out of the Santa Barbara Film Festival is that Jessica…

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Venice Lineup Announced
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Venice Lineup Announced

Variety listed the Venice films upcoming. A Lisa Cholodenko film called Olive Kittredge, playing out…

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