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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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Friday, September 19, 2014

Student Review: Before I Go To Sleep

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP is a well-structured, skilfully acted thriller which loses its effectiveness after it places its cards on the table, writes Elliot Wright.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Student Review: Palo Alto

Although amusing and thought provoking at times, Gia Coppola’s directorial debut drives toward style over substance, writes Katrina Smith.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Shadows

John Cassavetes’ semi-improvised debut film still has an immediacy and realism that outpaces many modern indies, writes Jim Moore.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

In anticipation of the BFI’s forthcoming Sci-Fi season, Gavin Midgley looks back at a landmark British entry in the genre.

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Crossing Points

CROSSING POINTS explores the memory of space and its atmosphere, according to Hannah Clarkson.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

The View From Our House

THE VIEW FROM OUR HOUSE is as much about what is unseen, as what is depicted, according to Hannah Clarkson.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

We Are Many

WE ARE MANY gives a new perspective on the 2003 protests, but could maybe do with a bit more balance, according to James Walpole.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Last Emperor 3D

THE LAST EMPEROR 3D is a worthy conversion that enhances the film thematically as well as visually, according to James Walpole.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Amour Fou

AMOUR FOU sends its audience into contortions with its stifling uneasiness, according to Edd Elliott.

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Short Fusion: Connection

The CONNECTIONS strand of shorts at CFF explored the links and bonds between families; strangers; the person someone was and the one they may become.