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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.

    Nightcrawler

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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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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Duke Of Burgundy

Lepidopterism and lesbianism abound in Peter Strickland’s new feature, writes Jack Toye at the BFI London Film Fest.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

Silent horror classic back from the dead!

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Goodbye to Language 3D

Where does philosophy live in a world where we are saying goodbye to language? Perhaps it lies in the re-emergence of 3D in cinema?

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

National Gallery

Spend three hours in the National Gallery and there is absolutely no way you will cover as many of the goings-on as Wiseman’s documentary offers.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Fincher Retrospective: Class, Revolution and The Social Network

Edd Elliott considers the class connotations underlying David Fincher’s THE SOCIAL NETWORK.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Spark: A Burning Man Story

SPARK: A BURNING MAN STORY’s enthusiasm begins delightful and ends sour, according to Arjun Sajip.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Come Back, Africa

COME BACK, AFRICA is a historical document worth remembering and re-watching, according to Arjun Sajip.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

We All Want What’s Best For Her

Mar Coll and Nora Navas have crafted a sympathetic and human portrait of a woman in crisis, writes Rebecca Naughten.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

West

Christian Schwochow’s 1970s-set period drama explores the Cold War division of the country, whose legacy is still felt within Germany today.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

CFF Shorts: Twins 2

From familial concerns in LA ISLA to alien invasion in THE LANDING: Emma Wilkinson looks at the value and dexterity of short filmmaking showcased at CFF2014.