Month: October 2018

John Carpenter 4K restoration special screenings (Oct 26-31)

In anticipation of select John Carpenter films getting a snazzy 4K bluray re-issue this autumn, select cinemas will be screenings the movies themselves on October 26 and 31st. Following that, the films can be bought at retailers. THE FOG will receive its restoration premiere at The London Film Festival on October 15. From October 26, THEY LIVE and PRINCE OF DARKNESS will screen as […]

London Film Festival 2018 Review: Jinn

Director: Nijia Mumin 1h 32min | Drama | 11 March 2018 (USA) Playing London Film Festival 2018 RATING: ★★★★☆ Young actress Zoe Renee gives an impassioned and very believable performance as Summer, a 17-year old carefree black girl in LA keen on dance, parties and keeping her Instagram feed fresh, whose world is turned upside […]

London Film Festival 2018 Review: They Shall Not Grow Old

Director: Peter Jackson 15 | 1h 39min | Documentary , History , War | 16 October 2018 (UK) RATING: ★★★☆☆ On the centenary of the First World War, Academy Award-winner and Lord of the Rings maestro Peter Jackson finally presents his long-gestating project made in collaboration with both 14-18 Now and the Imperial War Museum: […]

London Film Festival 2018 Review: The Old Man and the Gun

Director: David Lowery PG-13 | 1h 33min | Comedy , Crime , Drama | 7 December 2018 (UK) Playing London Film Festival 2018 RATING: ★★★★☆ I don’t know if actor Robert Redford had told director David Lowery he was retiring from acting before signing on to The Old Man and Gun, but this charming, graceful […]

Film Review: First Man

Director: Damien Chazelle  12A | 2h 21min | Biography , Drama , History | 12 October 2018 (UK) RATING: ★★★★☆ The directing and star duo of acclaimed movie musical La La Land – Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling – swap the vivid streetlights and jazzy showtunes of Hollywood for the cold outer reaches of space, […]

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