Tag: LFF 2018

LFF 2018: Roma

Year: 2018 Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón Starring: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta, Marco Graf, Daniela Demesa, Nancy García García, Verónica García Written by Sarah Buddery ‘Roma’ may just be Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece. A bold way to start any review, but ‘Roma’ is a bold […]

LFF 2018: Colette

Directed by: Wash Westmoreland Cast: Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Eleanor Tomlinson, Fiona Shaw Screening at LFF: 11th & 12th UK Release Date: 25th January, 2019 Written by Sarah Buddery A very personal project for Director Wash Westmoreland (Still Alice), Colette was the final film that he and his partner Richard […]

LFF 2018: Widows

Year: 2018 Directed by: Steve McQueen Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Daniel Kaluuya, Colin Farrell Written by Dave Curtis Back in 2011, I was a runner in a post-production house in London. At the same time, an up and coming director had finished filming […]

LFF 2018: Thunder Road

Directed by: Jim Cummings Starring: Jim Cummings, Kendall Farr, Nican Robinson Screening at LFF: 10th, 11th, 12th, 20th UK Release Date: Not yet announced Written by Sarah Buddery Sometimes going into a film with little prior knowledge results in the biggest of surprises, and that was very much […]

LFF 2018: The Hate U Give

Year: 2018 Directed by: George Tillman Jr. Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith Screening at LFF: 20th & 21st UK release: 22nd October Written by Sarah Buddery If Spike Lees’ BlacKkKlansman was the powerful, resonating and necessary film for adults in 2018, then […]

LFF 2018: After The Screaming Stops

Year: 2018 Directed by: Joe Pearlman, David Soutar Genre: Documentary Written by Dave Curtis From what I remember when I was a young boy, “Bros” were the biggest band in the UK. They were always on ‘Going Live‘ with Phillip Schofield and Sarah Green on a Saturday morning. […]

LFF 2018: Lizzie

Year: 2018 Directed by: Craig William Macneill Starring: Kristen Stewart, Chloë Sevigny, Fiona Shaw Written by Sarah Buddery  A story that will no doubt be familiar to fans of true crime, the infamous Lizzie Borden who murdered her father and step-mother is now the subject of this film, […]