LFF 2020: Kajillionaire – Review

Release Date – Friday 9th October 2020, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 45 minutes, Director – Miranda July A family of desperate small-time crooks/ cons need to raise $1,500 in a matter of days in order to pay their rent, bringing in a new, opinion-splitting, member (Gina Rodriguez) to the group Often whenContinue reading “LFF 2020: Kajillionaire – Review”

LFF 2020: The Painter And The Thief – Review

Release Date – 30th October 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 47 minutes, Director – Benjamin Ree A painter forms a friendship with one of the thieves who stole one of her best paintings from an art exhibition Can you truly pinpoint the moment when a friendship begins? A genuine closely-bonded friendship. ItContinue reading “LFF 2020: The Painter And The Thief – Review”

LFF 2020: Mogul Mowgli – Review

Release Date – 30th October 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 29 minutes, Director – Bassam Tariq On returning home to see his family for the first time in two years a rapper (Riz Ahmed) finds himself hospitalised with an autoimmune disease, just before he’s apart to embark on a potentially career-changing tourContinue reading “LFF 2020: Mogul Mowgli – Review”

LFF 2019: A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood – Review

Release date – 31st January 2020, Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 48 minutes, Director – Marielle Heller Cynical journalist Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys) is sent to meet iconic television personality Mr Rogers (Tom Hanks) for a piece of heroes. “It’s a beautiful day in this neighbourhood, a beautiful day for a neighbour. WouldContinue reading “LFF 2019: A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood – Review”

LFF 2019: Burning Cane – Review

Release date – 6th November, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 17 minutes, Director – Phillip Youmans A Mother (Karen Kaia Livers) tries to deal with the impact that alcohol is having on both her son (Dominique McClellan) and the priest (Wendell Pierce) of the church that she attends There are many things thatContinue reading “LFF 2019: Burning Cane – Review”

LFF 2019: Give Me Liberty – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 50 minutes, Director – Kirill Mikhanovsky A coach driver (Chris Galust) working for a firm that transports people with disabilities puts his job at risk when he finds himself taking a group of pensioners to a funeral, taking other passengers along with them. VicContinue reading “LFF 2019: Give Me Liberty – Review”

LFF 2019: First Love – Review

Release date – 14th February 2020, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 48 minutes, Director – Takashi Miike A young boxer (Masataka Kubota) runs in with a drug addict (Sakurako Konishi), and soon finds himself involved in a deadly drug-smuggling operation which includes corrupt cops, assassins and the yakuza. Cult Japanese director Takashi MiikeContinue reading “LFF 2019: First Love – Review”

LFF 2019: Uncut Gems – Review

Release Date – January 2020, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 2 hours 15 minutes, Directors – Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie A New York jewellery dealer (Adam Sandler) makes a number of high-stakes bets that could lead him to a huge windfall, however if won he must get around a number of forces to get theContinue reading “LFF 2019: Uncut Gems – Review”

LFF 2019: Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool – Review

Release Date – 13th October 2019, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 55 minutes, Director – Stanley Nelson Documentary looking at the life of jazz musician Miles Davis “For him, not playing is like not playing anymore” says a friend of Miles Davis, arguably one of the most influential jazz musicians of all time,Continue reading “LFF 2019: Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool – Review”

LFF 2019: La Belle Époque – Review

Release date – 22nd November, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 55 minutes, Director – Nicolas Bedos An ageing man (Daniel Auteuil) goes through an experience that takes him back to the day he met his now distanced wife (Fanny Ardant) La Belle Époque may very well be one of the best time travelContinue reading “LFF 2019: La Belle Époque – Review”