Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

BFI London Film Festival

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Björk: Biophilia Live' Heads Up BFI London Film Festival Sonic Program

    Björk wants to blow your mind, onstage and onscreen.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Sets European Premiere At BFI London Film Festival, But Who Will Get The World Premiere?

    With the Toronto International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival solidifying their lineups this week and the Venice Film Festival kicking off later this month, you might think that there are no more surprises left to come in the fall festival season. You would be wrong.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    29 comments
    tweet
    0

    Weinstein Co. Awards Plans Come Into Focus: What Are Their Oscar Frontrunners?

    Dating a film says a lot about a distributor's plans. So the later the film comes out--in the thick of the most congested season of the year-- the more willing the company is to step up and promote. It means they have skin in the Oscar game. There's no other reason to put out a limited-release movie...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    How Did 'Birdman,' 'Gone Girl,' 'Inherent Vice' and 'Imitation Game' Land Key Fall Festival Slots?

    Everyone in Hollywood reads the industry tea leaves, the probable truth behind every announcement and its attendant spin. As the awards season takes shape, three major releases are jockeying for position: "Gone Girl," "Inherent Vice" and "Birdman." The Hollywood studios, indie distributors, Oscar ca...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Pixel Market: Deadline July 10th!

    Power to the Pixel is now accepting applications to The Pixel Market, the prestigious cross-media project finance market taking place during the annua lPower to the Pixel: Cross-Media Forum 7-10 October, in association with the BFI London Film Festival.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: Thompson Triumphs in 'Saving Mr. Banks,' which Adds Spoonful of Sugar to Backstage 'Mary Poppins' Tale (TRAILER)

    For 20 years, Walt Disney avidly pursued the film rights to "Mary Poppins," and for 20 years, author P.L. Travers rebuffed the mogul's tenacious advances, fearing the ways he might maul her beloved book and character. This is the tale that "Saving Mr. Banks," which had its world premiere at the BFI ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    The 5 Best Films Of The 2013 BFI London Film Festival

    With AFI and Rome the only major festivals left in the calendar, the close of the 57th BFI London Film Festival last night with the world premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks" signals the winding down of festival season. I'm starting to just about recover from a twelve-day binge of movies (although thanks ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    BFI London Film Festival Diary Day 8: '12 Years A Slave,' 'The Past,' 'Only Lovers Left Alive' & More

    I'm a defender of the Oscar season in general—it's a rare chance to shift the conversation away from superheroes and talking cartoon animals, and onto films made for actual grown-up human beings. But it does also have the unfortunate side-effect of often framing the movies as nothing but competitors...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    BFI London Film Festival Winners Include Pawlikowski's 'Ida,' Newcomer Scribe Jonathan Asser for 'Starred Up' and More

    The BFI London Film Festival wrapped this weekend, announcing its top prizes. UK-based Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida," a drama centered on a Catholic nun exploring her Jewish roots, nabbed the fest's top award for Best Picture, while Best British Newcomer went to Jonathan Asser for his sc...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    BFI London Film Festival Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' With Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson

    Though the general public doesn't always share their enthusiasm, Hollywood loves making movies about itself. Whether fictional or based in reality, it's rare for a year to pass without some kind of film about filmmaking, from classics like "Sunset Boulevard" and "Mulholland Drive" to, uh, not-classi...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • WATCH: Astonishing 'Winter Sleep' Trailer ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Children of War: Dir. János Szász on ...SydneysBuzz
  • 15 Must-See Modern Noirs (CLIPS)Thompson on Hollywood