Tag: LFF 2018

LFF 2018: Suspiria (2018)

Directed by: Luca Guadagnino Cast: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Doris Hick, Chloë Grace Moretz UK Release Date: November 16th, 2018 Written by Dave Curtis For a person that had never seen Dario Argento’s 1977 horror classic (or so I’m told) Suspiria, a viewing of the remake at the London Film Festival […]

LFF 2018: Green Book

Year: 2018 Directed by: Peter Farrelly Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Linda Cardellini, Mahershala Ali Written by Sarah Buddery To the surprise of everyone (who was able to avoid social media at least!) the surprise film at London Film Festival this year was Green Book; the Peter Farrelly (Yes, a […]

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 […]