BFI #LFF 2015: TRUMBO Review

TRUMBO

Director Jay Roach steps out of his comfort zone with TRUMBO, a biographical drama film starring Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren

Three years after THE CAMPAIGN, Director Jay Roach returns to the big screen with TRUMBO, an American biographical drama film starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Elle Fanning, John Goodman and Helen Mirren.

Based on the biography by Bruce Alexander Cook, TRUMBO tells the incredible true story of Dalton Trumbo, a successful Hollywood screenwriter who is blacklisted in...

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BFI #LFF 2015: Writer John Hodge talks THE PROGRAM

John Hodge attends the 'The Program' screening, during the BFI London Film Festival, at Vue Leicester Square on October 10, 2015. Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI.

John Hodge attends the ‘The Program’ screening, during the BFI London Film Festival, at Leicester Square on October 10, 2015. Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI.

Frankly My Dear talks to Writer John Hodge about THE PROGRAM

One film causing quite a stir at the 59th BFI London Film Festival is THE PROGRAM, a biographical drama about infamous pro cyclist Lance Armstrong who came back from testicular cancer to win the Tour de France seven times before finally confessing to using performance...

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BFI #LFF 2015: Danny Stack talks WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG?

Danny Stack (L) attends the 'Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?' red carpet during the BFI London Film Festival at Cineworld Haymarket on October 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for BFI)

Danny Stack (L) attends the ‘Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?’ red carpet during the BFI London Film Festival at Cineworld Haymarket on October 10, 2015. Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for BFI

Frankly My Dear caught up with writer/director Danny Stack at world premiere of WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG?

With 240 film screenings in 12 days, it takes a special kind of film to stand out from the crowd at the 2015 BFI London Film Festival...

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BFI #LFF 2015: ELEPHANT DAYS Review

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ELEPHANT DAYS is a spirited exploration of the streets and people that populate Elephant and Castle

Making its world premiere at the 59th BFI London Film Festival on October 12 is a feature length film commissioned by acclaimed Mercury nominated British band The Maccabees.

ELEPHANT DAYS is a documentary film about Elephant and Castle, the underappreciated area of London which houses The Maccabees studio and inspired their fourth album, the number 1 selling Marks To Prove It.

Directed by James C...

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BFI #LFF 2015: THE PROGRAM Review

THE PROGRAM

Stephen Frears directs THE PROGRAM, a biographical drama about infamous pro cyclist Lance Armstrong

Two years after MUHAMMAD ALI’S GREATEST FIGHT (2013), director Stephen Frears returns to the world of sport with his latest film, THE PROGRAM, a biographical drama about infamous pro cyclist Lance Armstrong who came back from testicular cancer to win the Tour de France seven times before finally confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs.

The film kicks off in early 1990s with young cyclis...

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BFI #LFF 2015: WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG? Review

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WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG? is a funny, enjoyable family film with an intriguing twist

In a summer short of live action family movies, Tim Clague and Danny Stack come to the rescue with WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG?, a new family adventure film which makes its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on 10 October as part of the Family strand.

WHO KILLED NELSON NUTMEG? tells the story of four misfit kids who while on their annual summer holiday to Nelson’s Retreat, suspect that the holiday park...

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BFI #LFF 2015: Director Luca Guadagnino talks A BIGGER SPLASH and SUSPIRIA

Director Luca Guadagnino attends the screening of A Bigger Splash, during the BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 9, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI)

Director Luca Guadagnino attends the screening of A Bigger Splash, during the BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 9, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for BFI)

Six years after his sprawling and florid 2009 melodrama I AM LOVE, Italian Director Luca Guadagnino returns to the big screen with A BIGGER SPLASH, a starry remake of the French detective film LA PISCINE. 

A BIGGER SPLASH tells the story of a high profile couple whose vacation is disr...

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BFI #LFF 2015: HIGH-RISE Review

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Modern, edgy and deliciously dark, Ben Wheatley meets JG Ballard head-on in this savage and utterly brilliant adaption

As a fan of JG Ballard’s classic novel, I had high expectations for Ben Wheatley’s highly-anticipated adaptation of HIGH-RISE. Ballard’s cautionary tale of dystopia and societal collapse has taken nearly 40 years to make it to big screen. Thankfully, it was worth the wait.

Set in 1975, HIGH-RISE tells the story of Dr...

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BFI #LFF 2015: INGRID BERGMAN – IN HER OWN WORDS Film Review

INGRID BERGMAN

Stig Björkman directs fascinating documentary feature about one of cinema’s brightest stars

Seven time Academy Award nominee and three time Academy Award winner Ingrid Bergman was one of the most talented actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age of Cinema with performances in films such as CASABLANCA (1942), GASLIGHT (1944) and AUTUMN SONATA (1978)...

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BFI #LFF 2015: TAKE ME TO THE RIVER Film Review

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Dark, ambitious and utterly compelling, Matt Sobel makes an impressive feature debut with TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

Matt Sobel makes an impressive feature debut with TAKE ME TO THE RIVER, a haunting and menacing drama about a family reunion gone wrong.

En route to a family celebration in Nebraska, LA teen Ryder (Logan Miller) is asked by his mother (Robin Weigert) to keep his homosexuality secret from their conservative family...

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