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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Sx_Tape: London Review

    1:07 pm PDT 10/10/2013
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    "Candyman" director Bernard Rose and "Paranormal Activity" producer Steven Schneider team up on this nerve-jangling “found footage” shocker. READ MORE

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  10. Teenage: London Review

    8:38 am PDT 10/10/2013
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    This rich historical documentary chronicles the emergence of the teenager as a distinct social and cultural group. READ MORE

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  11. Weekend of a Champion: London Review

    10:26 am PDT 10/09/2013
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    Roman Polanski dusts off his long-lost screen portrait of motor racing champion Jackie Stewart, newly restored and expanded with contemporary footage. READ MORE

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  12. Screen Legend Christopher Lee to Receive BFI Fellowship

    2:43 pm PDT 10/07/2013
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    The British Film Institute's highest accolade will be dished out during this year's BFI London Film Festival awards ceremony; festival organizers also reveals juries for high-profile awards. READ MORE

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  13. BFI London Film Festival Outlines Major Industry Events

    10:41 am PDT 10/04/2013
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    The upcoming shindig will include a keynote address from producer Alison Owen, who mounted the event's closing film, "Saving Mr. Banks," starring Tom Hanks. READ MORE

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  14. BFI London Film Festival Opener 'Captain Phillips' to Screen Across the U.K. and in Ireland

    9:40 am PDT 10/03/2013
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    The Tom Hanks-starring, true-story-inspired Somalian-pirate drama will be simulcast the evening of its European premiere. READ MORE

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  15. Ralph Fiennes, Catherine Breillat and Alfonso Cuaron Lined Up for London Film Festival Events

    8:30 am PDT 09/18/2013
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    The filmmakers will be on hand as part of a slew of special events during this year's shindig. READ MORE

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  16. Abuse of Weakness (Abus de faiblesse): Toronto Review

    5:43 pm PDT 09/09/2013
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    French auteur and provocateur Catherine Breillat casts Isabelle Huppert as herself in an autobiographical film that co-stars rapper Kool Shen. READ MORE

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  17. Stephen Frears' 'Philomena' to Get Gala Screening at London Film Fest

    7:37 am PDT 08/30/2013
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    The movie, starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, will be shown during the festival's 57th edition in October. READ MORE

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  18. Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' to Close BFI London Film Festival

    7:00 am PDT 08/08/2013
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    The film stars Emma Thompson as the author of "Mary Poppins" and Tom Hanks, who is also in the fest's opening night film "Captain Phillips," as Walt Disney. READ MORE

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  19. Paul Greengrass' 'Captain Phillips' to Open BFI London Film Festival

    8:00 am PDT 08/01/2013
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    The movie, starring Tom Hanks, will mark its European debut heralding the start of the 57th British capital movie shindig. READ MORE

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  20. What Richard Did: Film Review

    9:55 pm PST 11/12/2012
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    Lenny Abrahamson's classy Irish suspense drama explores the aftershocks of a lethal act of violence on Dublin's gilded youth. READ MORE

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  21. The Road: A Story of Life and Death: London Film Festival Review

    7:13 pm PDT 10/29/2012
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    Disjointed documentary meets a broad range of immigrants living alongside one of Britain’s longest roads. READ MORE

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