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”

LFF 2019: The Father – Review

Release Date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 31 minutes, Directors –  Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov A grieving man (Ivan Barnev) must look after his recently widowed father (Ivan Savov) who tries to track down his recently deceased wife when he believes that she has somehow made contact As Ivan Barnev’sContinue reading “LFF 2019: The Father – Review”

LFF 2019: Saint Maud – Review

Release date – N/A, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 24 minutes, Director – Rose Glass A devout Christian nurse ( Morfydd Clark) becomes obsessed with saving the soul of her severely ill patient (Jennifer Ehle) From the opening scene of Rose Glass’ feature directorial debut the viewer is put on the edge ofContinue reading “LFF 2019: Saint Maud – Review”

LFF 2019: The Personal History Of David Copperfield – Review

Release date – 24th January 2020, Run-time – 1 hour 59 minutes, Cert – PG, Director – Armando Iannucci David Copperfield (Dev Patel) recounts his life from the poverty and rags of childhood to the struggles of adulthood. Over the past few years Armando Iannucci has made a name for himself through his often bitingContinue reading “LFF 2019: The Personal History Of David Copperfield – Review”