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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Village at the End of the World: London Review

    8:38 pm PDT 10/28/2012
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    Sarah Gavron's affectionate, engaging documentary centers on the residents of a remote Arctic backwater. READ MORE

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  18. Punk: London Film Festival Review

    11:07 pm PDT 10/27/2012
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    Director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire's portrait of a troubled French teenager hits all the right notes but lacks a tune. READ MORE

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  19. Made in Ash (Az do mesta As): London Film Festival Review

    2:02 am PDT 10/22/2012
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    The potential Oscar contender paints a bleak picture of economic migration and sexual exploitation. READ MORE

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  20. Mike Newell's 'Great Expectations' Closes BFI London Film Festival

    12:40 pm PDT 10/21/2012
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    The movie's red-carpet premiere brings the 11-day fest to an end with Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes. READ MORE

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  21. Painless (Insensibles): London Film Festival Review

    5:40 pm PDT 10/20/2012
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    The impressive horror fantasy debut combines a contemporary thriller plot with flashbacks to the Spanish Civil War. READ MORE

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