LFF 2019: Marriage Story – Review

Release date – 15th November 2019, Cert – 15, Run-time – 2 hours 17 minutes, Director – Noah Baumbach A stage director husband (Adam Driver) and actor wife (Scarlett Johansson) go through a divorce and legal battle over their future family set-up. Back in 1979 Kramer Vs Kramer was first witnessed by audiences. In theContinue reading “LFF 2019: Marriage Story – Review”

LFF 2019 – This Is Not Berlin – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 55 minutes, Director – Hari Sama A teenager (Xabiani Ponce de León) attends a nightclub that has his eyes opened to a world of drugs, rebellion and sexual freedom. Earlier this year audiences were treated to the absolute delight that was Beats. Looking intoContinue reading “LFF 2019 – This Is Not Berlin – Review”

LFF 2019: The House Of Us – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A , Run-time – 1 hour 32 minutes, Director – Ga-eun Yoon A young girl (Kim Na-Yeon) tries to bring her warring parents together while escaping to worlds of imagination with her two new best friends. One of the most difficult things to do in a film is toContinue reading “LFF 2019: The House Of Us – Review”

LFF 2019: Jojo Rabbit – Review

Release date – 1st January 2020, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 48 minutes, Director – Taika Waititi A young boy (Roman Griffin Davis), who idolises Hitler to the point where he is his imaginary friend (Taika Waititi), discovers that his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their house.Continue reading “LFF 2019: Jojo Rabbit – Review”

LFF 2019: Wounds – Review

Release date – 18th October 2019, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 36 minutes, Director – Babak Anvari A bartender (Armie Hammer) begins to be haunted by unexpected demons and images after accepting a mysterious call from a phone left behind at his bar. Part way through the screening of Wounds at this year’sContinue reading “LFF 2019: Wounds – Review”

LFF 2019: Make Up – Review

Release date – 31st July 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 26 minutes, Director – Claire Oakley A young girl (Molly Windsor) goes to a holiday camp to live with her boyfriend (Joseph Quinn) for the summer, however she begins to suspect that he is cheating on her with another member of staff.Continue reading “LFF 2019: Make Up – Review”

LFF 2019: The Lighthouse – Review

Release date – 31st January 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 49 minutes, Director – Robert Eggers Two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) are left alone on a remote island for four weeks, however the isolation begins to play with one of their minds. Back in 2015 writer-director Robert Eggers madeContinue reading “LFF 2019: The Lighthouse – Review”

LFF 2019: Blackbird – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 37 minutes, Director – Roger Michell A family regather for one last time together to say goodbye to their terminally ill relative (Susan Sarandon). Almost every year during that patch between Boxing Day and the New Year, while all the big pre-Christmas blockbusters areContinue reading “LFF 2019: Blackbird – Review”

LFF 2019: The Unknown Saint – Review

Release Date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 40 minutes, Director – Alaa Eddine Aljem A thief (Younes Bouab) returns from jail to the hill on which he buried stolen money to discover that a monument has been placed on it for an unknown saint. The initial premise of Alaa Eddine Aljem’sContinue reading “LFF 2019: The Unknown Saint – Review”

LFF 2019: Cold Case Hammarskjöld – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 2 hours 8 minutes, Director – Mads Brügger Journalist Mads Brügger attempts to uncover the events behind the mysterious death of U.N. General Secretary Dag Hammarskjöld. “I’m a bit confused because there are a lot of names and many people here” says one of the twoContinue reading “LFF 2019: Cold Case Hammarskjöld – Review”