LFF in The Midlands: A Review

Since 2010 the London Film Festival (LFF) has been expanding its showings across the country to allow a wider array of film enthusiasts and general audiences to experience new voices and early access to hundreds of films, be they shorts or full-length features. This year was the first I was able to watch just a …

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End of Year Review 2021: The 10 Worst Films of the Year

Its been a good long while since I thought about sitting down and writing something and there is a good reason for that. My last piece, a tiny look at Disney's Jungle Cruise was all the way back at the end of August and since then the thought of writing about film, or more specifically …

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The Power of Perception in Saint Frances

Ramona Edith Williams and Kelly O'Sullivan in Saint Frances 2020's Indie darling Saint Frances is a film that only comes along once in a while. Prescient of the time its being made and what it wants to convey, Director Alex Thompson's film, working off a script by Kelly O'Sullivan is utterly charming and quiet but …

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End of Year Review Part 4: The 25 Best Films of 2020 (10-1)

The cream of the crop this year varies from a stark drama about the foster care system to a horror comedy but each set themselves apart in many different ways and unlike last year where I could point to one film and the year before when two films were equally great and deserving of the …

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End of Year Review Part 3: The 25 Best Films of 2020 (20-11)

This year I watched more documentaries and that shows in this latest section of my list as I cover numbers 20-11 so without delay, lets get into it. 20. The Whistlers Vlad Ivanov and Catrinel Marlon in The Whistlers Romanian crime thriller The Whistlers is a story of gangsters and corrupt cops and the various …

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End of Year Review Part 2 – The 25 Best Films of 2020 (25- 21)

Every year I put up the disclaimer that my list is subjective, its off the UK release schedule and some of the 2020 oscar contenders are in there because of this fact but ultimately I want to start with another disclaimer. 2020 was a good year for movies. It wasn't a good year, plenty was …

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End Of Year Review Part 1: The 10 Worst Films of 2020

Although you would be forgiven for thinking that 2020 only really had three months of notable film releases before everything went to hell in a handbasket, the movie industry took to the internet with most of their releases to varying levels of success with many studios selling their films to the various streaming giants from …

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