LFF: “Out of Blue”or a crime story about connections

Based on Martin Amis novel Night Train, this poignant mix of crime movie and drama is the new creation by surprising director Carol Morley whose passion for eerie stories and female characters already emerged with her previous The Falling.  Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is investigating on the mysterious death of an astrophysicist (Mamie Gummer). Her research will soon try to get…

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62nd BFI LFF: Lenny Abrahamson announced as Jury President, and another first: the public will be invited to the award presentation at a special screening of the winning film.

The 62nd BFI London Film Festival just announced the ten contenders for the Official Competition: Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra Destroyer by Karyn Kusama Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) by Alice Rohrwacher Happy New Year, Colin Burstead. by Ben Wheatley In Fabric by Peter Strickland Joy by Sudabeh…

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…

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…

RoboCop: World Première, London

Perhaps it was the choice of a different place from other major world premières (the BFI IMAX rather than the Odeon Leicester Square) but Robocop World Première was definitely, artistically speaking, below expectations. Two Robocop(s) walked along the blue carpet taking pictures with the fans while two life-size replicas guarded the BFI entrance. No signs…