Ten films to catch at the London Film Festival that we’ve already seen and loved

The line-up for the London Film Festival was announced this past week and it’s another mix of high profile features and semi-hidden gems. You can find the full line-up online but it can be a little overwhelming to navigate. In a effort to help you pick a few films to prioritise, I have selected ten of the best … Read more

Robin Wright Shares Her Thoughts On The State Of Cinema At A Q&A For The Congress

Recalling a few similar points that Steven Soderbergh made in his State of Cinema address, Robin Wright shared some thoughts about the state of modern Hollywood during a Q&A at the London Film Festival last year. She began by talking about how she came to be involved in making The Congress before moving into some more general observations about … Read more

The Congress Review

  The split between live-action and animation in Ari Folman’s The Congress, his follow-up to Waltz With Bashir, is a bold choice but one that seems a little hard to understand. It appears motivated by the desire to show the contrast between two worlds, but this a point made that is so simplistic that one reaches for … Read more

Good Vibrations Review

Music biopics so often get it drastically wrong, from over enthusiastic hagiography to a complete lack of understanding of the subject of the film, the missteps often quickly mount up. Significant blunders in these films are far more common than redeeming qualities but, thankfully, Good Vibrations is one of the better ones. Focusing not on … Read more