Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Saturday 9th October

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on Love London Love Culture… Review of Spencer, London Film Festival: we have spent a bit of time this week covering the BFI London Film Festival and that has included attending the screening of this new Princess Diana biopic, starring Kristen Stewart. In our review,… Read More

REVIEW: Last Night in Soho, BFI London Film Festival

Edgar Wright’s new film is gripping, thrilling and will linger long in the mind after it’s over. Stylish, bold and utterly unnerving, this latest film from director Edgar Wright is consistently intriguing to watch unfold – as the audience is taken on a dark journey that explores what happens when dreams and ambitions go unfulfilled.… Read More

Interview With…Brian Lawes

Emma Clarendon chatted to director Brian Lawes about his short film Lost Kings, which is being considered for an Oscar in 2022 and will soon be screened as part of the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Hi Brian – could you tell me a little bit more about what Lost Kings is about? Our film… Read More

REVIEW: Bantú Mama, BFI London Film Festival

This surprisingly heartfelt and thoughtful film draws the audience in through compelling methods. Written and directed by Iván Herrera, you are never quite sure what to expect from his latest film Bantú Mama which although has all the makings of an intense drama through the way it is filmed. But turns out to be a… Read More

REVIEW: Spencer, BFI London Film Festival

Director Pablo Larraín has once again created a stylish film that explores a famous female personality being weighed down by her sense of duty and having all aspects of her life being controlled. Following on from his acclaimed film Jackie, which looked at the life of Jackie Kennedy in the aftermath of her husband’s assasination,… Read More

REVIEW: The Harder They Fall, BFI London Film Festival

This is a gritty and compelling Western film that is compelling to watch from start to finish. With his full length feature debut, director and screenwriter (along with Boaz Yakin) Jeymes Samuel has created a bold and engaging film that certainly challenges what a Western film can be in contrast to the many classic Western… Read More

NEWS: STX Films Announce UK Release Date For Spencer

The film, which is set to star Kirsten Stewart as Princess Diana is set to be released in November. It has been confirmed that the new film based around the final months of Princess Diana and Prince Charles’s marriage will be released in UK and Ireland cinemas on the 5th November. The film, which had… Read More

Review Round Up: No Time To Die

We round up the reviews for Daniel Craig’s final outing as James Bond. The Guardian: ***** “it is very enjoyable and gleefully spectacular – Craig and Seydoux and Malek sell it very hard and you can see the pleasure everyone takes in this gigantic piece of ridiculously watchable entertainment which feels like half its actual… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announce Details of Edgar Wright’s London After Dark Season

The season of films curated by Edgar Wright in celebration of his new film Last Night in Soho will be screened from the 18th October until the 29th November. The BFI have confirmed details of Edgar Wright’s London After Dark, a new season curated by the film director to coincide with the release of his… Read More

NEWS: Teaser Trailer and Images Released for Spencer

The film is set to be released later this year, after premiering at Venice Film Festival on the 3rd September. A new trailer and images have been released for the upcoming film based on the later years of the marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles. The film is directed by Pablo Larraín, the Chilean… Read More