LFF 2021: Encounter – Review

Release Date – 3rd December 2021, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 48 minutes, Director – Michael Pearce Former Marine Malik (Riz Ahmed) takes his two sons (Lucian-River Chauhan, Aditya Geddada), in the middle of the night, on a trip through the desert plains of America to escape a body-consuming alien invasion. Perhaps theContinue reading “LFF 2021: Encounter – Review”

LFF 2021: The Power Of The Dog – Review

Release Date – 19th November 2021, Cert – 12, Run-time – 2 hours 7 minutes, Director – Jane Campion Patronising rancher Phil (Benedict Cumberbatch) finds his home-life disturbed when his far less domineering brother George (Jesse Plemons) marries boarding-room owner Rose (Kirsten Dunst), bringing her son (Kodi Smit-McPhee), who Phil also torments, along with them.Continue reading “LFF 2021: The Power Of The Dog – Review”

LFF 2021: Petite Maman – Review

Release Date – 19th November 2021, Cert – U, Run-time – 1 hour 12 minutes, Director – Céline Sciamma When her mum suddenly leaves one morning, eight-year-old Nelly (Joséphine Sanz) discovers Marion (Gabrielle Sanz), a young girl who looks exactly like her, in the woods outside of her late grandmother’s house, and her mum’s childhoodContinue reading “LFF 2021: Petite Maman – Review”

LFF 2021: King Richard – Review

Release Date – 19th November 2021, Cert – 12, Run-time – 2 hours 24 minutes, Director – Reinaldo Marcus Green Richard Williams (Will Smith) does everything he can to help train his daughters, Venus (Saniyya Sidney) and Serena (Demi Singleton), become the most successful tennis stars in the world, despite anything, and everything, that mightContinue reading “LFF 2021: King Richard – Review”

LFF 2021: ear for eye – Review

Release Date – 16th October 2021, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 23 minutes, Director – debbie tucker green Three vignettes looking into the experiences of Black Britons and Americans in modern society. Adapted from her stage-play of the same name, writer-director debbie tucker green brings a stage-like quality to the screen adaptation ofContinue reading “LFF 2021: ear for eye – Review”

LFF 2021: Mothering Sunday – Review

Release Date – 12th November 2021, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 36 minutes, Director – Eva Husson While her employers (Colin Firth, Olivia Colman) spend the day with, long-distant since World War One ended, friends to celebrate an engagement, maid Jane (Odessa Young) spends Mothering Sunday in an affair with future-groom Paul (JoshContinue reading “LFF 2021: Mothering Sunday – Review”

LFF 2021: Bull – Review

Release Date – 5th November 2021, Cert – 18, Run-time – 1 hour 28 minutes, Director – Paul Andrew Williams Having been believed to be dead for 10 years, Bull (Neil Maskell) returns to exact revenge on those who suddenly turned against him all those years ago. “Your family was put on this earth toContinue reading “LFF 2021: Bull – Review”

LFF 2021: Spencer – Review

Release Date – 5th November 2021, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Director – Pablo Larraín 1991, feeling increasingly repressed, Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart) spends a brief yet tense Christmas with the royal family at Sandringham House. Spencer is very much a film not just concerned with restrictions faced by Princess Diana (KristenContinue reading “LFF 2021: Spencer – Review”

LFF 2021: Last Night In Soho – Review

Release Date – 29th October 2021, Cert – 18, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Director – Edgar Wright New-to-London fashion student Eloise (Thomasin McKenzie) finds herself transported to 1960’s Soho at night, observing the gradually darkening life of aspiring singer Sandie (Anya Taylor-Joy) as the past begins to echo into the present. We’ve becomeContinue reading “LFF 2021: Last Night In Soho – Review”

LFF 2021: The Harder They Fall – Review

Release Date – 22nd October 2021, Cert -15, Run-time – 2 hours 17 minutes, Director – Jeymes Samuel Outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) recruits a crew to kill Rufus Buck (Idirs Elba), the man who murdered his parents and, after being freed from imprisonment, is taking over a small town. To start with co-writer (withContinue reading “LFF 2021: The Harder They Fall – Review”