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Top 5 from London Film Festival 2014

Top 5 from London Film Festival 2014

Of all the 248 films showing at the 58th London Film Festival I managed 37. Some I’d anticipated from the beginning of the year, some I curiously waltzed in on after being caught up in the current of hype, and some, I’ll admit, I watched as I didn’t want to be the only one in … Continue reading

Dear White People

Dear White People

Black face. It wasn’t ok then and it’s not ok now. So hearing that the ‘blacking up’ past time is still used for ‘bantz’ in some American high schools is woefully tragic. But rather than get angry, writer and director Justin Simien has responded with a satirical sledgehammer of a movie – Dear White People. … Continue reading

Parkland Q&A with director Peter Landesman

Parkland Q&A with director Peter Landesman

Peter Landesman’s first stab at directing surely won’t be his last. Not with new film Parkland on the top of his IMDB page. The dramatic film on the assassination of JFK, spins the well-told tale with a refreshing panache and left the audience at the London Film Festival premiere in need of a good sit down … Continue reading