Sundance 2020: ‘Jumbo’ Review – An Out of the Ordinary, Yet Niche Love Story

No other film this year will take you on an emotional ride like Jumbo- quite literally. One of Sundance 2020's more unaccustomed films, this is the first feature from Belgian director/screenwriter Zoé Wittock. This could not be a louder proclamation of a debut; Wittock has gravitas and is here to shake conventional filmmaking. Rooted in…

Jojo Rabbit, Waves review – London Film Festival 2019 Final Reviews

Overwhelmed with the sheer amount of films that played at the BFI London Film Festival 2019, I have decided to review them all in one go. So, below are reviews for all the films that have yet to go up on the site and in addition to the festival films, there are a few bonus…

Forget Endgame, This is the Superhero Story we Need – Editor Wyatt Smith Talks on ‘Harriet’ (Exclusive TIFF 2019 Interview)

With the countless amount of historical-figure biopics that are churned out each year, It’s baffling to think that the story of Harriet Tubman is only now being immortalised with a film adaptation. Harriet is directed by Kasi Lemmons (Talk To Me) and features a magnificent performance from British-star-on-the-rise Cynthia Erivo as the titular Harriet Tubman.…

Martin Scorsese on The Irishman and Marvel “Invading” Cinemas | London Film Festival 2019

Ending off the BFI London Film Festival 2019 was Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, the closing night gala, attended by Martin Scorsese himself, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Harvey Keitel. A couple of hours prior to it's glitzy Leicester Square premiere, the BFI London Film Festival held a special press conference with attending guests; Scorsese,…

Robert Eggers Working On New ‘Mythological-Like’ Film

Robert Eggers debuted into the film industry with The Witch, a film that is now regarded as one of the best horror films of this century so far. A surely impressive start and now he has his second feature film making the rounds at film festivals. That being The Lighthouse, a psychological film detailing two…

BFI London Film Festival 2019: Stacked Lineup includes The Lighthouse, The Irishman, The Lodge

The BFI London Film Festival was home to many of last year's roaring successes, including: The Favourite, Suspiria, Roma and 2018's surprise film, Green Book. The BFI has now revealed the stacked lineup for this October's festival run. As previously announced, The Personal History of David Copperfield will kick off things as the Opening premiere,…