A treat for attendees of the BFI London Film Festival this year: Rian Johnson's eagerly awaited whodunnit, Knives Out, has been announced as the festival's American Express Gala.
As Disney's four-pronged assault on UK audiences continues, why not consider some counter-programming from among these rare delights, screening in and around London next month?
As well as the long-awaited UK releases of Vox Lux, Woman at War and High Life (oh, and Godzilla is BACK), May is going to be a great month for catching rare and underseen pics on the big screen in London. It's a good time to be alive.
Here are three highlights from a stacked list of rare films being screened in London over the month of March. In fact, these three will all be screened from 35mm prints! In the post-Brexit wasteland, when anything flammable will quickly be burned for fuel, we'll miss watching movies this way.
When your regular plans have been rained off, it's a joy to spend a day in a darkened room being transported to another world - indifferent to the dreariness of the world outside. With that in mind, enjoy these specially selected films to lift those February blues.
To see you through this bleak midwinter, here's my selection of cinematic treasures for your viewing pleasure - each one the equivalent of sitting by a warm fire with a cup of hot cocoa - which can be found across London's independent cinemas this January. * Rembrandt (BFI Southbank, Tuesday 22nd January @ 8:30 PM)... Continue Reading →