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: Drive My Car

One of the many films to captivate audiences at this year’s Cannes Film Festival was Drive My Car where it won three awards including Best Screenplay. Adapted from Haruki Murakami’s short story of the same name from his 2014 short story collection Men Without Women, Drive My Car follows stage actor YĆ«suke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima)… Read More London Film Festival 2021: Drive My Car

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