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BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 16, 2017

The 4th of October this year saw the start of the world’s most accessible major international film festival, as filmmakers and media from across the globe joined the great British public in the West End and beyond for 12 days of film promotion and appreciation at the 61st London Film Festival (LFF), brought to us […]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 22, 2017

Review 141min Genre:       Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:    Matthew Vaughn Cast:         Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore…and more Writers:     Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman, Mark Millar… and more -Synopsis- After being virtually wiped out by a shadowy organisation, ‘Eggsy’ and the remnants of ‘Kingsman’ join forces with the talented and well-funded folks at their brash American counterpart […]

The Limehouse Golem (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 1, 2017

Review 109min Genre:       Drama, Mystery, Thriller Director:    Juan Carlos Medina Cast:         Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth…and more Writers:     Peter Ackroyd & Jane Goldman -Synopsis- Before ‘Jack the Ripper’ stalked the seedy streets of London, another brutal and mysterious spectre plied its sinister trade in the East end— the infamous and mythical ‘Limehouse Golem’—preying on […]

Hampstead (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 23, 2017

Review 102min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama, Romance Director:   Joel Hopkins Cast:        Brendan Gleeson, Diane Keaton, James Norton…and more Writer:     Robert Festinger -Synopsis- An American widow in London forms an unexpected connection with a man living wild and in a makeshift shack on Hampstead heath, as they take on the property developers intent on evicting him […]

Indie Spotlight- The White Room

Posted by Gui on June 21, 2017

In an ongoing effort to help aspiring filmmakers and promote independent films, particularly those struggling with distribution and releases, we periodically feature films in our ‘Indie Spotlight’ series for your consideration. The White Room (2017) (English & Spanish Language) 87min Genre:      Drama, Thriller Director:   James Erskine Cast:        Óscar Jaenada, Kae Alexander, Velibor Topic…and more […]

BAFTA Film Award Nominations 2017

Posted by Gui on January 10, 2017

The 12th of February 2017 will signal the biggest night in British cinema with British Academy of Film and Television Arts acknowledging the greatest achievements in film over the last 12 months, with the BAFTAs being awarded in London. Although we can endlessly debate subjectively over who should win and disagree with the nominations, and […]

BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 16, 2016

The 5th of October signalled the start of 12 days of appreciation for the art of filmmaking with the 60th edition of the London Film Festival (LFF), brought to us by the British Film Institute (BFI). As usual the LFF was a more egalitarian affair than its prestigious European counterparts (Cannes, Venice), with members of […]

The Girl With All the Gifts (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 22, 2016

Review 111min Genre:       Drama, Horror, Thriller Director:    Colm McCarthy Cast:         Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine…and more Writer:      Mike Carey -Synopsis- In a dystopian future where most of humanity is wiped out by a fungal infection which turns people into mindless cannibals; a group of surviving British scientists and soldiers embark on a dangerous journey […]

The BFG (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 23, 2016

Review 117min Genre:      Family, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Steven Spielberg Cast:        Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton…and more Writers:    Melissa Mathison and Roald Dahl… and more -Synopsis- An English orphan girl forms an unlikely bond with a friendly outcast giant who refuses to eat people like the rest of his kind, together they embark on a […]

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 2, 2016

Review 91min Genre:     Comedy Director:  Mandie Fletcher Cast:       Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Saunders, Julia Sawalha…and more Writer:    Jennifer Saunders -Synopsis- The hugely popular British TV comedy finally gets the big screen treatment as the legendarily ladies hop from the glitz of high society London to the glamour of the French Riviera after a celebrity scandal, now […]

The BAFTAs 2016

Posted by Gui on February 14, 2016

Love was in the air this Sunday the 14th of February as both Valentine’s day and the biggest night in British cinema arrived at the Royal Opera House in London as the BAFTAs rolled into town, the usual red carpet scramble was here for everyone to see and actor/writer/comedian extraordinaire Stephen Fry returned as host […]

High-Rise Teaser Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on January 7, 2016

Dystopian action/drama about an isolated London society in a state-of-the-art high-rise building where a rigid hierarchy and fractured class system descends into decadence and anarchy for the residents, a commentary on class division and the corruptive nature of modern urban living. Directed by Ben Wheatley and starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons and Sienna Miller among […]

The BFG Teaser Trailer

Posted by Gui on December 9, 2015

An English orphan girl forms an unlikely friendship with a friendly outcast giant who refuses to eat children like the rest of his kind, together they embark on a perilous adventure across distant lands and dreams in this lavish Disney adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl novel, directed by the great Steven Spielberg. Directed by […]

Victor Frankenstein (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 5, 2015

Review 110min Genre:     Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi Director:  Paul McGuigan Cast:       Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay…more Writers:   Max Landis and Mary Shelley -Synopsis- Modern re-telling of the classic 19th century cautionary tale and monster story, told from the perspective of Frankenstein’s assistant and confidant “Igor” as he helps the gifted but obsessed medical […]

The Lady in the Van (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 13, 2015

Review 104min Genre:      Fact-based, Comedy, Drama Director:   Nicholas Hytner Cast:        Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent…and more Writer:     Alan Bennett -Synopsis- British film adaptation of the autobiographical play by Alan Bennett, starring Maggie Smith as an eccentric and ornery transient elderly lady who lived in a battered van on his driveway and with whom he […]

Burnt (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 7, 2015

Review 101min Genre:      Comedy, Drama Director:   John Wells Cast:        Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl…and more Writers:    Steven Knight, Michael Kalesniko -Synopsis- Bradley Cooper stars as a former fast-living celebrated prima donna chef, now reformed and trying to resurrect his career with a re-location to London and the goal of revitalizing a top restaurant while […]

Spectre (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 27, 2015

Review 148min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Mystery Director:  Sam Mendes Cast:       Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux…and more Writers:   John Logan, Neal Purvis , Robert Wade…and more -Synopsis- Following the events of ‘Skyfall’, MI6 and its agents are under threat from the power of a new British government surveillance agency, while Bond scours the globe to […]

BFI London Film Festival 2015

Posted by Gui on October 19, 2015

The 7th of October saw the beginning of this year’s London Film Festival (LFF) brought to us by the British Film Institute (BFI). A smaller counterpart to the larger and more established European film festivals like Cannes and Venice, but with a slightly stronger focus on showcasing movies of all description and promoting their filmmakers […]

Legend (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on September 10, 2015

Review 131min Genre:     Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:  Brian Helgeland Cast:       Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, David Thewlis…and more Writers:   Brian Helgeland & John Pearson Stylish and darkly comic British gangster biopic/drama starring Tom Hardy as the Kray twins Ronnie & Reggie, infamous British gangsters who terrorized the streets of London in the 50’s and 60’s while […]

The BAFTAs 2015

Posted by Gui on February 9, 2015

Sunday the 8th of February 2015 saw the biggest night in British cinema come to the Royal Opera House in London with the BAFTAs rolling into town, the usual red carpet scramble was here for everyone to see and actor/writer/comedian extraordinaire Stephen Fry returned for the 10th time to host. As usual the so-called “race” […]