London Film Festival 2021: Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

It’s an accomplishment for any filmmaker to be able to showcase their work at London Film Festival; however, for Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, he has two films showing at this year’s festival. With his adaptation of Drive My Car sweeping awards at Cannes Film Festival (you can read my review here), his second film Wheel… Read More London Film Festival 2021: Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

London Film Festival 2021: Language Lessons

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking place all over the world, recent years have seen new innovative ways of filmmaking to accommodate the restrictions that came with. The result has seen an abundance of films released that utilise the use of screen recording where we see characters interact over social media and chat programs such as… Read More London Film Festival 2021: Language Lessons

London Film Festival 2021: The Harder They Fall

When it comes to showing a film at a festival, there are few honours more impressive than being the opening night selection for the entire festival. The honour at this year’s London Film Festival goes to Jeymes Samuel’s feature film debut, The Harder They Fall which chronicles a fictional story about real black cowboys in… Read More London Film Festival 2021: The Harder They Fall

London Film Festival 2021: Memory Box

This year’s London Film Festival has officially begun and the first film on my watchlist was French-Arabic drama, Memory Box. Directed by acclaimed directors Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Memory Box tells the story of French-Canadian teenager Alex (Paloma Vauthier) who feels disconnected from her mother, Maia (Rim Turki) who seems to keep her daughter… Read More London Film Festival 2021: Memory Box