Saturday, December 10, 2016

London Film Festival

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Writer-director Kelly Reichardt's spare and subtle Montana drama "Certain Women" won the best-picture prize Saturday at the London Film Festival, while "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen received a major career award.

A jury headed by Greek director Athina Rachel Tsangari praised...

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

The London Film Festival opens Wednesday with a movie about race, class and love — set in the 1940s but still entirely timely.

Amma Asante's "A United Kingdom" stars David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike in the true story of an interracial romance between a Botswanan prince and a London office...

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015

Greek director Athina Rachel Tsangari's comedy of manhood "Chevalier" was named best picture at the London Film Festival on Saturday, during a ceremony that honored Cate Blanchett with a major career award.

It was a fitting finale to a festival that...

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

The London Film Festival opens Wednesday with "Suffragette," the story of British women who fought for the right to vote — a milestone on a journey to equality that many believe is still unfinished.

It's a fitting choice for a festival determined to...

Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2015

The lineup for the 59th BFI London Film Festival--slated for Oct. 7-18--has been set with a total of 238 fiction and documentary features, including 16 World Premieres, 8 International Premieres, 40 European Premieres and 11 Archive films including 5 Restoration...

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Brad Pitt was bringing the London Film Festival to a storming conclusion Sunday with "Fury," David Ayer's mud- and blood-splattered tale of a tank crew in the closing days of World War II.

The film offers a brutal depiction of combat, but Pitt says...