LFF 2020: African Apocalypse – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 28 minutes, Director – Rob Lemkin Student Femi Nylander travels to Niger to discover both his roots and those of French colonialist Captain Paul Voulet, whose acts are still having effect on modern generations. One of the most engaging things about African Apocalypse isContinue reading “LFF 2020: African Apocalypse – Review”

LFF 2020: Delia Derbyshire: The Myths And Legendary Tapes – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 38 minutes, Director – Caroline Catz Docudrama blending discovered tapes and recreations of influential, experimental sound designer and musician Delia Derbyshire (Caroline Catz) as she works in the BBC basement. Delia Derbyshire is perhaps best known for creating the iconic theme to Doctor Who.Continue reading “LFF 2020: Delia Derbyshire: The Myths And Legendary Tapes – Review”

LFF 2020: The Salt In Our Waters – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 46 minutes, Director – Rezwan Shahriar Sumit A young artist (Titas Zia) finds a small fishing village turning against him, his creations and most of all his modern-world views and knowledge. The picturesque sights, sounds and colours of the Bangladeshi fishing village that youngContinue reading “LFF 2020: The Salt In Our Waters – Review”

LFF 2020: Limbo – Review

Release Date – 30th July 2021, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 43 minutes, Director – Ben Sharrock A group of asylum seekers try to make their way in a remote area of Scotland, unsure as to whether they will be granted asylum or not, or what is happening to their families back home.Continue reading “LFF 2020: Limbo – Review”

LFF 2020: After Love – Review

Release Date – 4th June 2021, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 29 minutes, Director – Aleem Khan On finding out that her husband (Nasser Memarzia) was having an affair, Mary (Joanna Scanlan) travels across the English Channel to France to learn more about his second life. We see very little of Mary (JoannaContinue reading “LFF 2020: After Love – Review”

LFF 2020: Nomadland – Review

Release Date – 30th April 2021, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 47 minutes, Director – ChloĆ© Zhao After her husband passes away and work appears to instantly vanish from around her, Fern (Frances McDormand) turns to living life roaming around America in her new home, her van. As with her previous feature, 2018’sContinue reading “LFF 2020: Nomadland – Review”

LFF 2020: Ammonite – Review

Release Date – 26th March 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Director – Francis Lee A struggling palaeontologist (Kate Winslet) forms a relationship with a city wife (Saoirse Ronan) who she finds herself looking after on the Lyme Regis coast after tragedy strikes her. Despite the sound of the crashing tide,Continue reading “LFF 2020: Ammonite – Review”

LFF 2020: Rose: A Love Story – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 26 minutes, Director – Jennifer Sheridan Sam (Matt Stokoe) and Rose (Sophie Rundle) live in isolation in the hills above a small town, hiding a dark secret in their small cabin. Director Jennifer Sheridan makes her feature debut with Rose: A Love Story, aContinue reading “LFF 2020: Rose: A Love Story – Review”

LFF 2020: Another Round – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Director – Thomas Vinterberg Four teachers decide to conduct an experiment to see whether a theory about keeping a blood-alcohol level of 0.05% will improve their everyday and working lives, however overtime they decide to increase this mark. Binge drinking. It’s traditionContinue reading “LFF 2020: Another Round – Review”

LFF 2020: Bad Tales – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 38 minutes, Directors – Fabio D’Innocenzo, Damiano D’Innocenzo In the heat of the Italian summer family rifts are caused as a group of parents begin to act out in anger against their children, who themselves are discovering more of the world and themselves. TheContinue reading “LFF 2020: Bad Tales – Review”