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Programme Announced for We Are One: A Global Film Festival

After the announcement came that 21 worldwide festivals—including the Berlin Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival and Venice Film Festival—had teamed up for We Are One: A Global Film Festival, hype was palpable. The line-up has finally been unveiled, and although it may not be stuffed full of exciting premieres like a physical film festival, it […]Read More

London Film Festival Review: Knives Out

From its opening shots, you might be tricked into thinking that Knives Out is going to be your standard whodunnit. Isolated mansion in unspecified location? Check. A score replete with screeching strings? Check. Various creepy trinkets, dolls and weird paintings on the walls? Check. And yet, director Rian Johnson perfectly satirizes this Agatha Christie-esque setting […]Read More

London Film Festival Review: The King

Tonally confused and accidentally hilarious, David Michôd’s big-budget Medieval caper The King is an unbelievably silly film – and only half the cast seem to be aware of it. Starring Timothée Chalamet as King Henry V and Joel Edgerton as Falstaff, we follow King Henry/Prince Hal as he goes from binge-drinking to the battlefield, navigating […]Read More

London Film Festival Review: By The Grace of God

For François Ozon to make a topical clergy-drama after cultivating the moniker ‘monsieur extreme’ was quite an unexpected turn for the man behind films such as 8 Women and Young & Beautiful. Known for his erotic dramas, his move to a fact-driven contemporary film was met head-on and without teething problems, showcasing the undeniable range […]Read More