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  1. Berlin: London Film Festival Sets 2014 Dates

    1:00 am PST 02/10/2014
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    The U.K.'s largest movie will run October 8 through 10 at venues across the British capital and opens its doors to submissions while talking up its position in the awards' season calendar. READ MORE

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  2. B for Boy: London Review

    1:58 am PDT 10/24/2013
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    This festival-friendly Nigerian drama tracks a middle class woman's desperation when her inability to produce a male heir threatens her marriage. READ MORE

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  3. Sarnos – A Life in Dirty Movies: London Review

    7:09 pm PDT 10/23/2013
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    This engaging but evasive documentary profiles a legendary New York couple who turned sexploitation cinema into high art. READ MORE

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  4. Blackwood: London Review

    5:39 pm PDT 10/21/2013
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    This supernatural murder mystery from debut director Adam Wimpenny scores on atmosphere but fails to reinvent creaky genre cliches. READ MORE

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  5. Saving Mr. Banks: London Review

    2:59 pm PDT 10/20/2013
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    Tom Hanks plays Walt Disney trying to convince Emma Thompson’s P.L. Travers to let him adapt "Mary Poppins" in this story inspired by Hollywood history. READ MORE

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  6. Tom Hanks Starrer 'Saving Mr. Banks' Closes BFI London Film Festival

    12:35 pm PDT 10/20/2013
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    The world premiere of the John Lee Hancock-directed tale of Walt Disney's struggle to bring P.L. Travers' "Mary Poppins" to the screen brings to an end 12 days of the festival. READ MORE

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  7. Drones: London Review

    4:58 pm PDT 10/19/2013
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    This tense little two-hander questions the morality of lethal drone attacks in the ongoing war against global terrorism. READ MORE

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  8. Johnny Depp Makes Surprise Appearance at BFI London Film Fest Awards Ceremony

    2:43 pm PDT 10/19/2013
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    The star lauds Christopher Lee as a friend and an inspiration and hands him the BFI Fellowship honor. READ MORE

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  9. La Paz: London Review

    1:10 pm PDT 10/19/2013
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    This challenging study of a dysfunctional family from Santiago Loza took Best Argentinian Film at Buenos Aires earlier this year. READ MORE

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  10. The Wishful Thinkers (Los ilusos): London Review

    1:14 pm PDT 10/18/2013
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    Jonas Trueba’s second film is a black and white homage to the movie-making dream, shot in the spirit and style of the French New Wave. READ MORE

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  11. Brit Producer Alison Owen Delivers Defense of Movies at BFI LFF Keynote

    10:25 am PDT 10/18/2013
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    "To my mind, it is crazy to say the Internet is going to kill off movies," she said, dishing up a humorous and passionate argument on the continuing power of film. READ MORE

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  12. Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois): London Review

    8:18 am PDT 10/18/2013
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    Older but only just a smidge wiser after their European adventures in "The Spanish Apartment" and "Russian Dolls," Romain Duris’ Xavier and his many friends discover America and beyond. READ MORE

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  13. Here Be Dragons: London Review

    7:29 pm PDT 10/17/2013
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    This low-budget documentary about Albania’s cultural heritage squanders a fascinating subject with too much directorial self-indulgence. READ MORE

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  14. London Film Fest: Sony Pictures Classics' Michael Barker Talks Day-and-Date Releases, Patience

    8:06 am PDT 10/16/2013
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    Kicking off the Film London Production Finance Market, the co-president also discusses a possible return of big studios to lower-budget fare and the importance of casting. READ MORE

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  15. Grand Piano: London Review

    7:16 pm PDT 10/15/2013
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    Elijah Wood stars in this Spanish-American co-production, a superior pulp thriller with overtones of Hitchcock and De Palma. READ MORE

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  16. The Last Impresario: London Review

    9:19 pm PDT 10/13/2013
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    A starry guest list adds extra zing to this warm-hearted documentary about London showbiz producer and party-loving playboy Michael White. READ MORE

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  17. Doll & Em: London Review

    8:22 am PDT 10/13/2013
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    Channeling versions of their real-life selves, Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells play a movie star and her best-friend assistant in a wry comedy that evokes "All About Eve." READ MORE

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  18. Half of a Yellow Sun: London Review

    12:12 pm PDT 10/11/2013
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    Stars Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor elevate this lush if fundamentally soapy tale of a family surviving the Nigerian civil war. READ MORE

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  19. Bertolucci on Bertolucci: London Review

    5:13 am PDT 10/11/2013
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    An essayistic survey of the sprawling career of Bernardo Bertolucci, all composed of archival footage of the legendary auteur telling it in his own words. READ MORE

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  20. All Cheerleaders Die: London Review

    7:30 pm PDT 10/10/2013
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    Horror auteurs Lucky McKee and Chris Sivertson remake their joint debut feature from 2001, with mixed results. READ MORE

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