LFF 2021: The Lost Daughter – Review

Release Date – 17th December 2021, Cert – 15, Run-time – 2 hours 2 minutes, Director – Maggie Gyllenhaal When another woman’s (Dakota Johnson) child goes missing, while on holiday in Greece, Leda (Olivia Colman) begins to be taken back to her early and troubled years of motherhood. The Lost Daughter gradually opens its doorsContinue reading “LFF 2021: The Lost Daughter – Review”

LFF 2021: The Storms Of Jeremy Thomas – Review

Release Date – 10th December 2021, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 34 minutes, Director – Mark Cousins Director Mark Cousins looks back on the career and impact of producer Jeremy Thomas as the two take a road trip to the Cannes Film Festival. Through something as simple as a road trip director MarkContinue reading “LFF 2021: The Storms Of Jeremy Thomas – Review”

LFF 2021: Titane – Review

Release Date – 26th December 2021, Cert – 18, Run-time – 1 hour 48 minutes, Director – Julia Ducournau As exotic dancer Alexia (Agathe Rousselle) begins to act upon long-growing violent and murderous impulses an aging fire chief (Vincent Lindon) finds himself reunited with his decade-long missing son. Before its premiere at Cannes earlier thisContinue reading “LFF 2021: Titane – Review”

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”