LIFF 2015 – Part 1: Sunset Over a White Witch in a Brooklyn Taxi
Festivals

LIFF 2015 – Part 1: Sunset Over a White Witch in a Brooklyn Taxi

Leeds International Festival, now in its 29th year, runs for two weeks following the hoo-ha of Bonfire Night and during the first rumblings of Christmas-onset delirium. Placed near the end of the yearly festival cycle, LIFF cherry-picks a small handful of some of the year’s most lauded offerings from bigger festival fishes, whilst making ample room for … Continue reading

London Film Festival Diary, Part 8: FOXCATCHER, EDEN, JAUJA, THE TRIBE, WINTER SLEEP
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London Film Festival Diary, Part 8: FOXCATCHER, EDEN, JAUJA, THE TRIBE, WINTER SLEEP

Keen followers of my filmic musings (no one) will have recently noticed one small inconsistency between the slated films in my morning tweet and those covered in the ensuing blog post. To cut a long story short, I missed out on Gregg Araki’s White Bird in a Blizzard, and I’ll lay part of the blame on … Continue reading

London Film Festival Diary, Part 7: HORSE MONEY, LI’L QUINQUIN, MOMMY
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London Film Festival Diary, Part 7: HORSE MONEY, LI’L QUINQUIN, MOMMY

In my previous post I touched briefly on the unique capacity of art to aid us in a greater understanding of ourselves, our home planet and its many cultures and histories. Film especially has the property of displaying certain events transpiring in a certain place, in real-time, and can take us from extreme opposing climes … Continue reading