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

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

REVIEW: Cicada, BFI London Film Festival

This powerful new film written and directed by Matthew Fifer is a compelling love story with dark undertones. It is rare to find a romantic drama film that effectively explores the two central character’s lives away from each other as well as their developing relationship – but with Cicada this is exactly what the audience… Read More

Interview With… Pete Murimi

Emma Clarendon chatted to the director about his debut film feature I Am Samuel playing as part of the BFI London Film Festival. Thank you so much for talking to me. Could you explain for those who don’t know what I am Samuel is about? I Am Samuel is a film about love. It’s a… Read More