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    Thursday, November 20, 2014 ·

    Álex de la Iglesia returns to the mayhem and excess of his cinematic roots with WITCHING AND BITCHING.

    Witching and Bitching

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    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 ·

    The artistic highlights of Turner’s career writ large on the cinema screen in flesh and blood make this a cinematic delight, writes Mark Liversidge.

    Mr Turner

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    Monday, November 17, 2014 ·

    What, who and why female Ghostbusters?

    Ghostbustresses

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    Sunday, November 16, 2014 ·

    This inspiring and heartwarming documentary charts the recovery of much-loved musician Edwyn Collins from a double stroke in 2005.

    The Possibilities are Endless

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    Saturday, November 15, 2014 ·

    We speak to Professor Roger Graef OBE about storytelling, creative freedom and the documentary he “literally fled” from.

    Interview with Roger Graef

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    Friday, November 14, 2014 ·

    GONE TOO FAR! is a light-hearted comedy and a breath of fresh air for portrayals of London’s black communities, according to Stephen Watson.

    Gone Too Far!

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    Thursday, November 13, 2014 ·

    Hiu Chan reviews the remastered and digitalised silent classic, THE GODDESS, which premiered this year as part of the London BFI Film Festival.

    The Goddess

  • winter2

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 ·

    A former actor turned hotelier, Aydin casts himself as a Shakespearean figure in his own life story. Rebecca Naughten reviews WINTER SLEEP.

    Winter Sleep

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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Interview: Lamprecht’s elegant realism

Toby Miller speaks to BFI silent cinema curator Bryony Dixon on the Gerhard Lamprecht films playing at CFF34.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

The Distance

Caballero finds glimmers of human truth and dark comedy among the freakish, but if his goal was to entertain, it’s one he’s achieved admirably, writes Mark Liversidge.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Peter De Rome Grandfather Of Gay Porn

De Rome’s love is infectious and convincing; we need pornography as much as we need novels, writes Ben Dalton.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Ida

Pawlikowski’s IDA is intuitive and intelligent and courageous, and it is hard to ask for more, writes Diana Leca

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Friday, September 5, 2014

People to Each Other

PEOPLE TO EACH OTHER proves an uneven piece of social commentary, according to Stephen Watson.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Violette

Emmanuelle Devos’ performance is at the heart of VIOLETTE, according to Hannah Clarkson.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

In Order of Disappearance

IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE is a strong thriller with a streak of dark comedy, according Liam Woodcock.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Joy of Man’s Desiring

The factory of JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING is other worldly, its insights almost post-human, according to Ben Dalton.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Faut souffrir pour être belle

The tl;dr version of this Editor Blog is: we love you and we hope we’re helping you enjoy your voyage of discovery through the festival programme as much as we are.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Monica Z

MONICA Z is good, but maybe an opportunity missed, according to Stephen Watson.