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BFI #LFF 2015: BROOKLYN Film Review

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Intimate, romantic and visually stunning, BROOKLYN is a sure-fire contender for this year’s Academy Awards

John Crowley’s superb adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s novel BROOKLYN certainly caused a stir at the BFI London Film Festival when it made its gala premiere on 12 October and rightly so.

BROOKLYN tells the story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young girl who departs from her home in Ireland for the shores of New York City...

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BFI #LFF 2015: STEVE JOBS Review

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Since his death in 2011, Steve Jobs has been the focus of a biopic starring Ashton Kutcher, a documentary directed by Alex Gibney and two prominent biographies. The first of these biographies, written by Walter Isaacson and authorised by Jobs himself, is the inspiration for the film for Danny Boyle’s new film STEVE JOBS.

Directed by Boyle and adapted for screen by Aaron Sorkin, STEVE JOBS takes a look at the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late co-founder and CEO of Apple, Ste...

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BFI #LFF 2015: TRUMBO Review

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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: 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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