LFF2010 Tag Archive

Film Festival

LFF2010: Over Until Next Year

The London Film Festival has been over for four days now, I’ve finished my reviews, caught up on some sleep and now feel I’m in the right frame of mind to

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Film Festival, Live Action

LFF2010: 127 Hours

Danny Boyle’s latest film 127 hours is based on the true story of Aron Ralston, an American canyoneer who was trapped by a boulder in John Blue Canyon,

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Documentary, Film Festival

LFF2010: Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields

Songwriter Stephin Merritt is hailed to many as the Cole Porter of his generation. Writing alongside his band The Magnetic Fields, he writes memorable,

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Film Festival, Live Action

LFF2010: Dear Doctor

Dear Doctor for me, was one of the surprise favourite films of the festival. Almost missing it, I was advised by a friend to fit it in and I’m glad I did.

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN LFF2010: Special Treatment – Jeanne Labrune

Alice (Isabelle Huppert) is a luxury prostitute in her fortys, our main protagonist throughout the film, she’s intelligent, strong and getting fed up with

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN LFF2010: Malavoglia – Pasquale Scimeca

Based on the famous novel by Giovanni Verga, Malavoglia is a film about a family of fisherman that live in a house known as ‘The Medlars House’ and

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Film Festival, Live Action

LFF2010: Winter Vacation

It’s frustratingly difficult to get hold of Hongqi Li’s previous films Routine Holiday and Hao Duo Da Mi, even in his native China, so I’m

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Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

DN LFF2010: Lemmy – Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski

I feel silly trying to write an introduction to a documentary film named “Lemmy,” I hope when you hear the title you instinctively think of the legendary

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Documentary, Film Festival

LFF2010: Ruhr

Those familiar with James Benning’s name would have known what to expect with his new film Ruhr; slow-cinema taken to its extreme ends. Benning’s work has

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN LFF2010: What I Love The Most – Delfina Castagnino

The first feature from Delfina Castagnino, What I Love The Most is a simple understated film about two friends who lack the ability to console each other.

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Film Festival, Live Action

LFF2010: The Kids Are All Right

Leaving Sundance as one of the most talked of movies in the festival and winning the best feature film award at the Berlin International Film Festival, The

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Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

DN LFF2010: Copacabana – Marc Fitoussi

Copacabana is the story of Babou (Isabelle Huppert), an individual, a mother who can shrug off jobs, friends, responsibilities, almost anything in the quest

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