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.
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.
The work of Alfred Hitchcock (as can currently be seen at the BFI Southbank here in London) attracts a great deal of attention from film theorists for his formalist technique, but it's not often for the complexity of his film work . Rather, it's his devastating simplicity. The great director knew exactly how the pieces... Continue Reading →