Category Archives: Reviews

The History of London Through Film: The King’s Speech (2010)

London has been featured in countless films since the birth of the cinema over a century ago and has allowed audiences worldwide to view the city through the eyes of film makers. From the Elizabethan times in Shakespeare in Love … Continue reading

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Review: Birdman (2014)

From Alejandro González Iñárritu, director of Babel and Biutiful, comes Birdman, a startling and captivating film following the story of one man’s madness, mystique and misery, and his twisted attempt at recovery.

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Review: Wild (2014)

Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallée brings Cheryl Strayed’s autobiographical novel to life with Wild, an inspiring tale of Strayed’s painful yet life-affirming solo journey of more than one thousand miles across North America.

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BFI London Film Festival: Robot Overlords (2014)

Jon Wright ambitiously set out to make a family-friendly British sci-fi film with the technical quality of Transformers, yet with more heart and a low budget, and after bringing together an impressive cast including acting veterans Ben Kingsley and Gillian … Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival: Margarita, with a Straw (2014)

Inspired by her personal understanding of cerebral palsy, the disability that her own sister had suffered from, director Shonali Bose brought to life a beautiful and consistently heartfelt story of the confusion, joys and wonders of growing up, conflicting with … Continue reading

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