BFI London Film Festival 2011: ‘The Descendants’

★★★★☆ It’s been a seven year wait for a new film from US director Alexander Payne (his last, Sideways, was in 2004), but fortunately his latest effort The Descendants (2011) doesn’t disappoint in any shape or form. Featuring an Oscar-worthy central performance from BFI London Film Festival favourite George Clooney, Continue Reading

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BFI London Film Festival 2011: ‘Dragonslayer’

★★★☆☆ Director Tristan Patterson’s award-winning documentary Dragonslayer (2011) (SXSW Grand Jury Prize for best documentary feature) documents the life of Josh ‘Skreech’ Sandoval, a jaded skateboarding veteran living in the sun-drenched, extreme sports-loving town of Fullerton, California.Skreech’s skateboarding career has almost grounded to a complete halt and despite his local Continue Reading