BFI London Film Festival 2011: ‘360’

★★☆☆☆ Messy, disorganised and far from an ideal way to start a film festival – this statement could as easily be applied to the scenes of furious construction currently taking place in London’s Leicester square as it can to the 55th BFI London Film Festival’s Opening Night Gala film, Fernando Continue Reading


Film Review: ‘Albatross’

★★★☆☆ Niall MacCormick’s British coming of age drama Albatross (2011) eloquently portays the collision between Emelia, a charming wayward teen played by Jessica Brown Findlay and the dysfunctional Fischer family, headed up by Julia Ormond and Sebastian Koch. The film also stars rising British actress Felicity Jones. LOVEFiLM hosted a Continue Reading

Film Review: ‘Real Steel’

★★★★☆ Everything about Real Steel (2011) reeks of epic failure. The trailer is horrific, Hugh Jackman hasn’t made a decent film since Christopher Nolan’s supremely underrated The Prestige (2006) and as for director Shawn Levy, his CV is stained by the likes of The Pink Panther (2006) and Night at Continue Reading