#LFF15: Suffragette To Open 59th BFI London Film Festival


Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep star in extraordinary drama about the fight for equality

Opening the 59th BFI London Film Festival is the European Premiere of SUFFRAGETTE starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne-Marie Duff, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw and Meryl Streep.

Set during the early feminist movement, SUFFRAGETTE tells the story of the ordinary British women in 1912 and their fight for the right to vote...

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42 years after he shot to fame with his hit single The Show Must Go On, British singer-songwriter and 70s music legend Leo Sayer returns to the UK for a rare and much anticipated tour in support of his latest album Restless Years.

With 16 hit albums and 26 hit singles to his name, Leo Sayer is one of the most successful acts the UK has ever produced. Best known for his army of hits including One Man Band (1974), Long Tall Glasses (1974),...

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Avicii Makes Directorial Debut with Pure Grinding & For A Better Day


AMA-winning producer/DJ Avicii is riding high at the moment. Following the success of hit singles Wake Me Up and Waiting for Love, the Swedish DJ makes his directorial debut today with the with the worldwide premiere of his videos for For A Better Day and Pure Grinding, the new double single from his upcoming album Stories.

Avicii, best known for his epic live performances, certainly makes a bold move in his directorial debut...

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Stage and Screen Legend Dame Angela Lansbury Honoured In New Show Looking for Lansbury

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Fiona Jane Weston pays tribute to showbiz legend Dame Angela Lansbury in new show

Stage and screen legend Dame Angela Lansbury turns 90 years old on 16th October and there is no better way to celebrate the life and work of this remarkable woman than with a show.

Written by Fiona Jane Weston and Patrick Lambe, Looking for Lansbury looks back at the life of stage and screen icon Dame Angela Lansbury. From Auntie Mame to Murder She Wrote, Dame Angela Lansbury has graced our screens for over 60 yea...

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We Just Keep Going opens at Hen & Chickens Theatre

We Just Keep Going

We Just Keep Going starts its three week run at the Hen & Chickens Theatre in Islington this week, starring Elle van Knoll, Hilary Tones, Sam Parks and Scott Westwood.

Written and produced by Elle van Knoll, We Just Keep Going is a touching play about love, family and the fraught relationship between mother and daughter. Watching her daughter Ruby (Elle van Knoll) grow into a young adult, Susan (Hilary Tones) must find a way to forge their fragile relationship before it’s too late...

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Film Review: MLE (My Little Eye)

MLE Chase

Following its award-winning festival run, the kickstarter funded indie film MLE (My Little Eye) will be screened in selected UK cinemas next month.

Based on a true story, MLE tells the tale of Julie Robert (not Julia Roberts as she corrects on a daily basis) a Canadian actress who has just lost her only gig. Stranded in London with no money, no agent and no return flight, Julie finds herself accepting the job of private spying for a rich family...

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Film Review: Hitting The Apex


You’ll be hard pressed to find a more exhilarating, exciting and dangerous motorsport than MotoGP. MotoGP is the oldest of all motorsport World Championships and the second largest motorsport in the world, reaching more than 233 million households worldwide. No surprise then that the sport inspired Faster and Fastest director Mark Neale to make a new film.

Presented by MotoGP super fan Brad Pitt, Hitting the Apex tells the inside story of six of the fastest MotoGP racers of all time – Val...

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Film Review: No Escape


Due for release in UK cinemas this Friday is American action thriller No Escape starring Owen Wilson, Lake Bell and Pierce Brosnan.

No Escape tells the story of an American family caught up in a war zone. The story starts with Jack Dwyer (Owen Wilson), his wife Annie (Lake Bell) and their two daughters travelling on a plane to an unnamed Southeast Asian country for Jack’s new job...

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2015 BFI London Film Festival Line-Up Announced



The full line-up for the 59th BFI London Film Festival has finally been announced and boy does it look good!

The BFI London Film Festival is one of the world’s oldest film festivals and this year’s programme is stronger than ever with a total of 238 fiction and documentary features including 16 World Premieres, 8 International Premieres, 40 European Premieres and 11 Archive films including 5 Restoration World Premieres.

The 201...

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Fear the Walking Dead – Episode One Review

Fear The Walking Dead

Cliff Curtis as Travis, Kim Dickens as Madison, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia and Frank Dillane as Nick in AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead” on BT TV – Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Blood…Flesh…Blue Eyes…Beware!

Set in the same universe as The Walking Dead, new series Fear the Walking Dead is a companion drama that follows the undead apocalypse through the eyes of a broken family...

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