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TIFF 2016 – Pyromaniac (2016)

It may look like the background to a Norwegian tourist board advert but do not be sucked in by sweeping forests and glittering lakes. This land is not without its demons. What won’t surprise, given the title, is the nature of the trouble.…

59th BFI London Film Festival

The BFI London Film Festival hits the capital once again in October, highlighting the films anticipated to do well in the upcoming awards season.  The UK’s largest film festival, the 12-day event will showcase 238 films across 16 venues in…

Scalarama Preview

Scalarama, the dizzyingly eclectic cross-country repertory exhibit which overruns every UK cinephile’s September calendar, is about to launch its fifth year in appropriately bad taste, with a BFI retrospective of Baltimore’s Pope of Trash,…

The Lobster (2015)

If you could turn into any animal, what would you choose? An academic question where we come from, in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ universe it’s a practical matter requiring careful consideration. In his surreal dystopian romantic…