Life Itself: LFF Film Review

I love Dan Fogelman‘s TV creation, the emotional family drama This Is Us. Many people (particularly in the UK) have criticised it for being too sentimental but I love the story and characters and how moving it is. I never noticed how sappy it was watching an episode a week, but Fogelman’s love of the sentimental tearjerker was blindly obvious with Life Itself, which he wrote and directed.

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Q&A with Luke Davies and Felix Van Groeningen at the Beautiful Boy LFF premiere

I did really well for interviews at the Beautiful Boy LFF premiere – not only did I chat to Steve Carell and the real-life David Sheff (read those here), but I got to speak to screenwriter Luke Davies and director and co-writer Felix Van Groeningen. Here are my interviews.

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Q&A with Steve Carell and David Sheff at the Beautiful Boy LFF premiere

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of speaking to Steve Carell and David Sheff at the Beautiful Boy London Film Festival premiere – and here are the interviews.

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Beautiful Boy: LFF Film Review

I have been a huge fan of Timothee Chalamet since I saw Call Me By Your Name and I even championed him to win the Oscar for this performance (still believe he was robbed!) so obviously I was going to check out Beautiful Boy, which puts him firmly back in the Oscars race once again.

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Timothee Chalamet and Steve Carell at the Beautiful Boy LFF premiere: My pics

Tonight the stars of Beautiful Boy hit London’s Leicester Square for its London Film Festival premiere – and I have all the pics of Timothee Chalamet and Steve Carell right here.

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The Old Man and the Gun: LFF Film Review

Robert Redford recently announced that The Old Man and the Gun would be his last acting role, and while it remains to be seen if he sticks to his retirement plan, he can be happy in the knowledge that his final movie is one entertaining crime caper.

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Matt Bomer at the Papi Chulo LFF premiere: My pics

Tonight it was the premiere of indie movie Papi Chulo at London’s VUE Leicester Square and its stars Matt Bomer and Alejandro Patino and director John Butler hit the mini red carpet to chat about it.

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Michelle Rodriguez and Daniel Kaluuya at the Widows LFF premiere

Tonight the 2018 London Film Festival kicked off with Widows, its opening night gala, and to celebrate, director Steve McQueen hit the red carpet in London’s Leicester Square with castmembers including Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez and Daniel Kaluuya.

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Lucy Cohen talks about the difficulties in creating Kingdom of Us documentary

Lucy Cohen won the documentary prize for her feature Kingdom of Us at the BFI London Film Festival awards on Saturday, the day after the documentary was made available on Netflix.

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My top ten films from the BFI London Film Festival (LFF)

The London Film Festival is over for another year! I posted a lot of reviews from LFF over the past two weeks and it’s understandable if you missed some, so I’ve created a handy index with links to all my reviews, starting with my top 10!

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