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

London Film Festival

  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    BFI London Film Festival Diary Day 3: 'Nebraska,' 'Starred Up,' 'A Touch Of Sin' & More

    The big gala on the first Friday of the BFI London Film Festival was for Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" [D+], which heads up the LFF's Journey strand (last year's major innovation saw the festival split into multiple themed sections, mostly named after verbs for some reason—Laugh, Dare, Debate, Thrill...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    BFI London Film Fest Diary Day 1: 'Captain Philips,' 'The Congress,' 'Bertolucci On Bertolucci' & More

    Even with the New York Film Festival still ongoing for a few more days, the international festival circuit isn't pausing for breath: Wednesday saw the kick off of the 57th BFI London Film Festival across the pond. After a fairly rocky start under new director Clare Stewart last year, the U.K.'s bigg...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Shomshuklla's 'Sandcastle' tackles women's search for individuality in India

    Multifaceted Indian artist Shomshuklla, who has achieved success in the theater scene with her play We Draupadis and Sitas, as well as with her music and poetry, has now turned her passion for storytelling into the cinematic landscape with her debut feature Sandcastle.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    2013 BFI London Film Festival Unveils Full Lineup

    The programme for the 2013 BFI London Film Festival has been announced to great fanfare in Leicester Square. When it comes to women filmmakers, the news is as usual a bit scarce, but there are a few gems and intriguing inclusions.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    BFI London Film Festival Announces Full Lineup; 'Under the Skin' and 'Tracks' Among Additions

    Set to run October 9 through 20, the BFI London Film Festival has just revealed the full roster of cinematic selections that will be playing at the event, which is now in its 57th year and will play host to some 234 fiction and documentary features, including 22 world premieres. As previously announ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Spike Jonze's 'Her' To Close NYFF & 'Saving Mr. Banks' To Cap London Film Festival

    We have more big festival announcements today for two movies expected to make waves in the coming months. And no, they don't involve the already stellar line up at TIFF, but instead, they find two more fests nabbing some pretty big titles for their closing slots.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Potential Oscar Heavyweight 'Saving Mr. Banks' Closing London Fest

    "Saving Mr. Banks" -- John Lee Hancock's detailing of how "Mary Poppins" was brought to the big screen -- is set to close the 57th BFI London Film Festival, it was announced today.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Captain Phillips' to Open BFI London Film Festival; Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass to Attend

    The BFI London Film Festival announced today their 57th event will open with Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips." Starring Tom Hanks as the titular captain whose vessel is threatened by Somali Pirates, the true story is expected to be a major player this awards season. Both Greengrass and Hanks are ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    23

    London Film Festival Awards Night: 'Rust and Bone' Wins Best Film, Americans Burton, Gibney and Zeitlin Collect Prizes

    The BFI London Film Festival announced its prize-winners tonight at a dinner ceremony in Banqueting House, Whitehall, a neo-classical architectural gem that was the site of the 1649 execution of Charles I, the art-loving British king who commissioned the magnificent Rubens paintings adorning the cei...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    BFI London Film Fest: Full Program Launches First Competition Plus Rolling Stones Doc "Crossfire Hurricane'

    The 56th BFI London Film Festival will screen a total of 225 fiction and documentary features, 111 live action and animated shorts, including 14 World Premieres, 15 International Premieres, and 34 European Premieres. Tim Burton's 3-D animated "Frankenweenie" will open the festival and Mike Newell's...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • EVENT: Chuck Jones Festival September ...Animation Scoop
  • TV's Elisabeth Moss & Michelle Dockery ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Judd Apatow, Lena Dunham and Norman ...Thompson on Hollywood