LFF 2019: Knives Out – Review

Release date – 27th November 2019, Cert – 12, Run-time – 2 hours 10 minutes, Director – Rian Johnson A private investigator (Daniel Craig) tries to find the true cause of a wealthy writers death by making his way through every member of his extended family “A whodunnit like no one has ever dunnit” ranContinue reading “LFF 2019: Knives Out – Review”

LFF 2019: Greed – Review

Release date – 21st February 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 44 minutes, Director – Michael Winterbottom A British retail tycoon (Steve Coogan) takes over almost all of a Greek resort to host an extended party for his 60th birthday. Sir Richard “Greedy” McCreadie is a name devised specifically for a villain. ItContinue reading “LFF 2019: Greed – Review”

LFF 2019: Nocturnal – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 26 minutes, Director – Nathalie Biancheri A man in his 30’s (Cosmo Jarvis) begins to form a close bond and relationship with a schoolgirl (Lauren Coe) The basis of Nathalie Biancheri’s narrative feature directorial debut is a rather simple one. A man in hisContinue reading “LFF 2019: Nocturnal – Review”

LFF 2019: The Painted Bird – Review

Release date – 27th March 2020, Cert – 18, Run-time – 2 hours 49 minutes, Director – Václav Marhoul A young Jewish boy (Petr Kotlar) must fend for himself in the hostile landscape of World War 2 Eastern Europe. Writer-director Václav Marhoul has claimed about his latest feature – his first for 11 years –Continue reading “LFF 2019: The Painted Bird – Review”

LFF 2019: Le Mans ’66 – Review

Release date – 15th November, Cert – 12, Run-time – 2 hours 32 minutes, Director – James Mangold Race car designer Carol Shelby (Matt Damon) and driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) battle the lead figures of Ford to create a car that will beat Ferrari at the 24 hour Le Mans race. Ford Vs FerrariContinue reading “LFF 2019: Le Mans ’66 – Review”

LFF 2019: Vivarium – Review

Release date – 27th March 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 37 minutes, Director – Lorcan Finnegan A young couple (Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg) find themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses, forced by a never seen figure to live their lives in one. From the moment that young-couple Tom andContinue reading “LFF 2019: Vivarium – Review”

LFF 2019: The Disappearance Of My Mother – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 34 minutes, Director – Beniamino Barrese Once iconic model Benedetta Barzini has the intention of disappearing from the view of the world, however her son, Beniamino Barrese, decides to make one last film of her, despite her protests Benedetta Barzini has spent the majorityContinue reading “LFF 2019: The Disappearance Of My Mother – Review”

LFF 2019: The Aeronauts – Review

Release Date – 4th November 2019, Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 41 minutes, Director – Tom Harper A scientist (Eddie Redmayne) and a widowed adventurer (Felicity Jones) embark on a hot air balloon trip to go higher than any man has ever gone. 1862, the weather as we know can’t be predicted asContinue reading “LFF 2019: The Aeronauts – Review”

LFF 2019: Calm With Horses – Review

Release date – 13th March 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 40 minutes, Director – Nick Rowland Douglas (Cosmo Jarvis) is the tough enforcer for an Irish crime family, however he becomes increasingly torn between his crime life and his actual family, especially when asked to kill for the first time. “Violence isn’tContinue reading “LFF 2019: Calm With Horses – Review”

LFF 2019: The Valley – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 17 minutes, Director – Nuno Escudeiro Documentary following the communities who help migrants on the French-Italian border and the actions of the authorities that try to stop them. There’s a section of the dangerous mountain border of France and Italy where it seems thatContinue reading “LFF 2019: The Valley – Review”