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Record LFF ticket sales but who’ll remember 2013?

Record LFF ticket sales but who’ll remember 2013?

The BFI has hailed the success of Clare Stewart’s second London Film Festival at the helm, with last year’s record audience attendance being broken, with the figure passing the 150,000 mark for the first time. Sandwiched between two Tom Hanks films, the piracy drama Captain Phillips at t...

BFI Fellowship for Sir Christopher Lee

BFI Fellowship for Sir Christopher Lee

The BFI has announced that the veteran actor Sir Christopher Lee will be awarded a Fellowship of the British Film Institute at the awards ceremony towards the end of this year’s London Film Festival. The BFI’s Chief Executive Amanda Nevill said its Fellowship was awarded to those at the ...

LFF brings pick of the festivals to London

LFF brings pick of the festivals to London

Coming late in the year, the London Film Festival is continuing its modest streak of bringing some of the best films of the year’s other festivals – including Sundance, Cannes, Venice and Toronto – to Britain. Many festivals insist on screening the world premieres for their films, ...

How Cannes helps the underdogs

How Cannes helps the underdogs

With Cannes 2013 over, the festival award winners are slowly receding into the memories of those who were fortunate enough to see them, some of them possibly unlikely to see the light of day again. Anyone eager to see the second-prize Grand Prix winner, the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davies ...

BFI honours Burton and Bonham Carter

BFI honours Burton and Bonham Carter

The British Film Institute has used the London Film Festival to bestow Fellowships – its highest honour – on the London-based American director Tim Burton and his long-term partner, the British actress Helena Bonham Carter. Burton, whose new film Frankenweenie opened the 56th London Fil...

BFI launches £500m programme to help British film

BFI launches £500m programme to help British film

The BFI has announced details of its Film Forever programme, under which half a billion pounds will be invested in the UK film industry over the next five years. The biggest proportion of the funding, more than 40%, will go towards education people about film and ensuring that UK audiences have more...

London Film Festival announces new look line-up

London Film Festival announces new look line-up

The BFI has announced the full line-up of the 56th London Film Festival, kicking off with Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie on 10th October, ending with Mike Newell’s Great Expectations on 21st October and with more than two hundred and twenty more features and over a hundred shorts in between....

Shadow Dancer – Review

Shadow Dancer – Review

Director: James Marsh - Screenwriter: Tom Bradby - Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Clive Owen, Domhall Gleeson, Gillian Anderson, Bríd Brennan, Aiden Gillen, David Wilmot...

Burton to open London Film Festival 2012

Burton to open London Film Festival 2012

The BFI has picked Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie to open the 2012 London Film Festival. The screening, at the Odeon Leicester Square on 10th October this year, will be the European premiere of the film – and in a first for the festival, it will be shown simultaneously on thirty other screen...

Vertigo knocks Citizen Kane off critics top spot

Vertigo knocks Citizen Kane off critics top spot

For the first time in five decades, Citizen Kane has been toppled from the number one spot in Sight Sound magazine's ten-yearly critics' poll of the Greatest Films of All Time. The Orson Welles 1941 classic, based on the life of the newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst, has been the...

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