BFI London Film Festival

Review Movie A Hidden Life A Hidden Life (2019) Review - A war drama and true life story that combines the early narrative accomplishments of screenwriter-director Terrence Malick's earlier career with the visual motifs of his later work. Starring August Diehl. Joseph Wade's review.
Ema (2019) Review - "One of the most alive, bustling, energetic and effervescent movies of 2019", 'Ema' from 'Jackie' director Pablo Larraín, starring Gael Garcia Bernal is "a film of the year". Joseph Wade's review.
Waves Poster Landscape Waves (2019) Review - Trey Edward Shults' 'Waves' (2019) starring Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Taylor Russell "is a cautionary tale about lack of communication" with strong, potentially award earning performances. Pagan Carruthers reviews.
Honey Boy Film Review Honey Boy (2019) Review - "A moving reflection, perhaps even an exorcism" from the pen of Shia LaBeouf, directed by Alma Har'el and starring Lucas Hedges - our review from Pagan Carruthers.
Netflix The Irishman The Irishman (2019) Review - New Martin Scorsese film 'The Irishman', starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino, is "a thrilling, nostalgic and self-retrospective gangster movie" according to Joseph Wade in his review.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire Review Portrait of A Lady on Fire (2019) Review - New Céline Sciamma film 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' offers "some of the most extraordinary filmmaking this century" according to Joseph Wade in his review of the Queer Palm winning film.
BFI London Film Festival Announcement - The British Film Institute's London Film Festival has made a few important announcements including a £50,000 bursary for upcoming British filmmakers.
The Big Dare Preview - Read Kat Lawson's preview of the 'dare' strand of the BFI London Film Festival, here.



The Big Opening Night Preview - Tonight is the opening night of BFI's London Film Festival. Kat Lawson has previewed the opening night in her final preview piece for the festival, here.
The Big Treasures Preview - The 'treasures' strand of the BFI London Film Festival brings together some of the most treasured films from across the history of the art form. Read Kat Lawson's preview, here.