65th BFI London Film Festival: Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog announced as 2021 American Express Gala

The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s American Express Headline Gala will be The Power of the Dog, directed by Oscar and Palme d’Or winning filmmaker Jane Campion. The film will receive its UK premiere on Monday 11 October with Campion expected to attend along with key cast.  Based on…

65th BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL: Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth to close 2021 London Film Festival

The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s closing night gala will be The Tragedy of Macbeth, written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Joel Coen. The film will receive its European premiere on Sunday 17 October with Joel Coen expected to attend. Written and directed by Joel Coen…

65th BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL: Opening Night Gala Announced

The 65th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year’s opening night gala will be Netflix’s The Harder They Fall, directed by Londoner Jeymes Samuel. The film will receive its world premiere on Wednesday 6 October at LFF gala venue the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, with Samuel expected to attend…

A faccia a faccia con Marco Bellocchio – 63rd BFI London Film Festival

Abbiamo incontrato Marco Bellocchio, a Londra, lo stesso giorno in cui a New York scroscianti applausi venivano regalati al termine della proiezione de Il Traditore annunciandone una distribuzione in 60 sale. Nel frattempo, anche nelle sale del London Film Festival 2019, la pellicola strappava consensi straordinari. Poco dopo, però, il mondo si è ritrovato in…

“The King” or A clash of icons

In 2008, British actor Robert Pattinson, after a small but pivotal role in the “Harry Potter” movies,  became the new romantic sensation thanks to Edward Cullen, the vampire of the “Twilight” saga. Ten years later, teenage-faced Timothee Chalamet, moved and enchanted the audiences and awards committees (including the Academy) with his unforgettable turn as Elio…

London Film Festival Afternoon Tea: incontro con Pietro Marcello

Un uomo che pensa di potersi riscattare grazie alla scrittura e all’amore; ma che finisce per inabissarsi nelle proprie illusioni in una strada senza via d’uscita. Il Martin Eden di Jack London è una storia che parla dell’uomo come individuo, un dramma sulla fame di conoscenza che porta l’animo umano alla disperazione. Nella sua rivisitazione…

The 61st BFI LFF programme now revealed

The 61st BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® today announces its full programme, featuring a diverse selection of 242 feature films from both established and emerging talent. GALAS   OPENING & CLOSING NIGHT GALAS As previously announced  https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fdriveinmagazine%2Fposts%2F662783893926217&width=500” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>on our Facebook page here, the Festival opens with the European Premiere of BREATHE, the…

La Meccanica delle Ombre con Alba Rohrwacher: intervista al regista Thomas Kruithof

Monsieur Duval (Francçois Cluzet – Quasi Amici) viene licenziato dall’ufficio per cui lavora alla soglia dei 60 anni. Inizia a bere e in breve è costretto a iscriversi a un gruppo di sostegno per alcolisti. Non sa che in pochissimo tempo la sua vita è destinata a cambiare radicalmente. Quell’esistenza maniacalmente abitudinaria viene stravolta prima…

BFI 60TH London Film Festival Programme Revealed with huge Italian movies

Revealed this morning the full programme for the 60th BFI London Film Festival: 245 features from 74 countries. In addition to already announced Opening Night Gala A United Kingdom and Closing Night Gala Free Fire by High Rise director Ben Wheatley (check here our coverage from LFF 2015) and starring last year star Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy (now on…