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    Thursday, October 30, 2014 ·

    Jack Toye provides a sample of life at The London Film Festival 2014.

    BFI LFF Diary #2

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    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 ·

    Jack Toye speaks to Mary Davies, the Buyers and Sellers Facilitator at the BFI London Film Festival, about the sink-or-swim excitement of the market.

    BFI Interview: Buyers and Sellers

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    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 ·

    News media satire NIGHTCRAWLER makes an antihero out of a sociopathic supernerd, writes Andrew Nickolds.


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    Monday, October 27, 2014 ·

    Shonali Boses’s stereotype-busting, coming-of-age feature is a sensitive arthouse tale with a unique cross-cultural appeal, writes Jack Toye.

    Margarita, with a straw

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    Sunday, October 26, 2014 ·

    Edd Elliott discusses Hacked Off Films and the complexity of Immersive Cinema.

    Editors’ Blog: Hacked Off Films

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    Friday, October 17, 2014 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to Dunstan Bruce about his doc which follows The Levellers on a trip down memory lane via squids, folk-punk mayhem and the Battle of the Beanfield.

    A Curious Life

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    Friday, October 17, 2014 ·

    It’s hard to go far wrong with a star-led courtroom drama, writes Andrew Nickolds, but THE JUDGE has a pretty good try.

    The Judge

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    Friday, October 17, 2014 ·

    Maps To The Stars is a Cronenberg special of oddity and cool inspection, according to Kayleigh Barnes.

    Maps To The Stars

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Editors’ Blog – Thursday 28th August: Day 1

The daily dose from the editors. Edd Elliott’s 5 picks for the days ahead.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Interview with Toby Froud

We spoke to Toby Froud, whose puppet fairytale LESSONS LEARNED is one of our favourite short films at CFF this year.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The White City

THE WHITE CITY: a complex, sharply observed character study of two young Americans abroad, with the focus firmly on the journey, not the destination.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Interview: The Canal

Ivan Kavanagh talks about his new film, THE CANAL, with Edd Elliott.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sea Child

Part thriller, part surreal dreamscape, SEA CHILD explores ideas of narrative and memory; of the elements and of time, and most of all, of innocence and imagination.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In A Mirror

IN A MIRROR slides artfully in and out of opaque and insightful, muses Hannah Clarkson.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Glitterball

Knowing self-deprecation is the calling card of THE GLITTERBALL, according to Sarah Dillon.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Under The Lantern

UNDER THE LANTERN is less concerned with social issues as some of Lamprecht’s other titles, but does highlight the vulnerability of women in the face of male dominance.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Children of No Importance

CHILDREN OF NO IMPORTANCE was part of the series of Enlightenment films produced in Weimar Germany.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Introducing Gerhard Lamprecht

Lamprecht’s newly-restored films are causing a celluloid stir – from a retrospective at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival in 2013 to a season at this year’s CFF.