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Looted (2019) – Film Review

Rene van Pannevis places the stark reality of the life of a young carer centre stage in his powerful film, Looted. In his debut feature, van Pannevis draws from his own life experiences with this Hartlepool set story. It tells of Rob,

LFF 2020 – Ammonite (2020)

This year's Closing Film at the BFI London Film Festival is Ammonite, Francis Lee's follow-up film to his 2017 drama God's Own Country. The film stars Kate Winslet as palaeontologist Mary Anning, who embarks on a relationship with

LFF 2020 – After Love (2020)

After Love is the directorial feature debut of Aleem Khan and stars Joanna Scanlan as Mary, an Englishwoman who converted to Islam for her husband Ahmed (Nasser Memarzia). While still reeling from his sudden death, she finds the identity

LFF 2020 – Cicada (2020)

Marking an ambitious feature film debut for Matthew Fifer, Cicada sees him take on the role of director, producer, co-writer and lead actor. Inspired by true events, the film focuses on Ben (Fifer), a bisexual who indulges in random

LFF 2020 – Supernova (2020)

Starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci, Supernova is the second feature by British actor and director Harry Macqueen. The drama revolves around couple Sam (Firth) and Tusker (Tucci) as they travel across England to meet up with friends and

LFF 2020 – Shirley (2020)

The winner of the US Dramatic Special Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Jacqueline Decker's latest feature Shirley stars Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg, Logan Lerman and Odessa Young. The film follows American horror

LFF 2020 – Mangrove (2020)

Starring Shaun Parkes, Letitia Wright and Malachi Kirby, Mangrove is the first instalment of Steve McQueen's Small Axe film series that highlights London's West Indian community between the 1960s and 1980s.  Mangrove focuses on the