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  1. Edward Snowden Doc to Get U.K. Premiere at London Film Festival

    2:00 am PDT 09/17/2014
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    The film by Laura Poitras will world premiere at the New York Film Festival a week earlier READ MORE

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  2. Soda Pictures Takes 'Phoenix' for U.K.

    3:35 am PDT 09/16/2014
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    The period drama from Christian Petzold debuted at the Toronto Film Festival READ MORE

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  3. 'Kung Fu Jungle' to Get World Premiere at London Film Festival

    2:23 am PDT 09/16/2014
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    The Teddy Chen film features action star Donnie Yen and Michelle Bai READ MORE

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  4. 'Second Coming': Toronto Review

    5:26 pm PDT 09/08/2014
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    Idris Elba lends his star power to this low-key psychodrama about a London woman who becomes pregnant by unexplained, possibly divine forces READ MORE

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  5. London Film Festival Packs Schedule With Cannes Favorites

    3:04 am PDT 09/03/2014
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    'Whiplash,' 'Leviathan' and 'Winter Sleep' join 'The Imitation Game' and 'Foxcatcher' in the lineup READ MORE

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  6. London Film Festival Pins 'Foxcatcher' for U.K. Premiere

    4:00 am PDT 08/29/2014
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    Director Bennett Miller is set to attend alongside stars Steve Carell and Sienna Miller READ MORE

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  7. Bjork to Present 'Biophilia Live' Concert Film at London Film Festival

    4:00 am PDT 08/20/2014
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    The film will return to the city where it was recorded last year READ MORE

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  8. Brad Pitt Bringing His 'Fury' to London Film Festival

    4:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    The WWII tank drama, directed by David Ayer, is revealed as the festival's closing night film READ MORE

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  9. 'The Imitation Game' With Benedict Cumberbatch to Open BFI London Film Festival

    7:00 am PDT 07/21/2014
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    The 58th edition of the event in the British capital will kick off on Oct. 8 with the European premiere of the drama about a British code breaker during WWII, which also stars Keira Knightley. READ MORE

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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