• wander1

    Thursday, January 15, 2015 ·

    The Bronx, 1963. Geographically close, but in reality we’re a long way from WEST SIDE STORY and its rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks…

    The Wanderers

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  • clueless

    Sunday, January 11, 2015 ·

    Jack Stocker reviews BEYOND CLUELESS, an experimental documentary which describes itself as “part adolescent fever dream, part roving visual essay”.

    Beyond Clueless

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  • porky's

    Saturday, January 10, 2015 ·

    PORKY’S virtually re-invented the teen-sex comedy genre, and it holds up remarkably well 35 years later, writes Wyndham Wise.

    Porky’s

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  • hammu

    Friday, January 9, 2015 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to Hammudi Al-Rahmoun Font about his entertaining and provocative Catalan adaptation of OTHELLO, screened at CFF2014

    Font’s Othello

  • agirl2

    Thursday, January 8, 2015 ·

    Ana Lily Amirpour’s A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT is a trope up-ended, with results at once gleeful and grisly, writes Ann Linden.

    A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

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  • CL

    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 ·

    Toby Miller speaks to Charlie Lyne, the Bertolt Brecht/David Attenborough of the teen movie genre, about his documentary BEYOND CLUELESS.

    Interview with Charlie Lyne

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  • kat1

    Friday, January 2, 2015 ·

    Student writer Jeremiah Humphries reviews the latest instalment of the HUNGER GAMES series, in which Lawrence’s performance is consistently amazing but Haymitch is sadly sidelined.

    THG: Mockingjay Part 1

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  • BOTFA featured

    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 ·

    Robert Weatherall has a problem or two with THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES.

    The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

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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.