October 2010 archives

London Film Festival Epilogue

London Film Festival Epilogue

The highs and lows of a mere one-quarter of the films on show at the 54th London Film Festival.

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Mammuth review

Mammuth

Gerard Depardieu and his support play mad characters in bizarre situations brilliantly but the film is a little too rough around the edges.

3 / 5 | Read

Heartbeats review

Heartbeats

Repugnant characters are matched by eye-rolling direction that arrogantly parades as super-artistic. A pretentious waste of 97 minutes.

1 / 5 | Read

Another Year review

Another Year

Mike Leigh directs a fine cast in a very believable, entertaining, moving, and funny film.

4 / 5 | Read

Leap Year review

Leap Year

A dark, depressing, very explicit tale, this is a clever, intelligent piece of filmmaking and a London Film Festival highlight.

4 / 5 | Read

Never Let Me Go review

Never Let Me Go

The opening film of the London Film Festival doesn't get proceedings off to the best of starts...

2 / 5 | Read

The American review

The American

Kicking off our London Film Festival coverage, Anton Corbijn directs George Clooney in an attractive but unfortunately predictable thriller.

3 / 5 | Read

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps review

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Gordon Gekko's back in an over-the-top sequel that lacks substance but it still probably better than expected.

3 / 5 | Read