“We made the film to be shown on the big screen," says Soul's co-director Pete Docter.
This is a particular problem for British silent movies, for both their lack of sound and the way celluloid film is made.
Rian Johnson’s whodunit, “Knives Out,” has been named the London Film Festival‘s centerpiece American Express Gala film.
Peter Jackson reveals the most surprising thing he learned about World War I while making new documentary 'They Shall Not Grow Old'.
Lenny Abrahamson, London Film Festival's Official Competition jury president, says he's looking for a movie that incites passion.
The Fog, Escape From New York, Prince of Darkness, and They Live have all been lovingly restored in 4K using the original camera negatives giving audiences a chance to see the films looking better than ever.
'Happy New Year, Colin Burstead' will receive a brief theatrical run, before it airs on BBC Two this Christmas.
The film marks a return to the festival for Wheatley after closing the 2016 festival with the European Premiere of Free Fire.
Love story “Breathe,” Andy Serkis’ directorial debut, is set to open the BFI London Film Festival with its European premiere. The “Lord of the Rings” actor’s production company The Imaginarium made the movie, which is based on the story of Imaginarium co-founder Jonathan Cavendish’s parents. It follows Robin Cavendish, played by Andrew Garfield (“Hacksaw Ridge”),... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/andy-serkis-breathe-london-film-festival-1202481595/" title="Read Andy Serkis’ ‘Breathe’ to Open London Film Festival">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
Nate Parker, the director, writer and star of “The Birth of a Nation,” will be among the guests at the 60th BFI London Film Festival, threatening to inject a note of controversy into the October event. The announcement Thursday of Parker’s participation comes amid a heated debate in the U.S. concerning an allegation of rape... <a href="http://variety.com/2016/film/global/nate-parker-bfi-london-film-festival-the-birth-of-a-nation-1201849933/" title="Read Nate Parker to Attend BFI London Film Festival with ‘The Birth of a Nation’">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
The 59th London Film Festival kicks off in the capital tonight, giving movie buffs a chance to see some of the best unreleased films, classics, documentaries, shorts and world cinema. Among this year’s hot tickets is screenwriter Abi Morgan’s ‘Suffragette’, which launches the festival with a celebrity gala tonight, including appearances from Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw and Sam West. Telling the story of the struggle for women’s suffrage at the turn of the 20th century, it stars also Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham Carter.
The full line-up for this year’s London Film Festival has been released and it’s already looking like a star-studded event to remember. Taking place across London on 7-18 October, the 59th BFI London Film Festival boasts new films from Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, and Cate Blanchett and will open with the European premiere of period drama ‘Suffragette’. The European premiere of Danny Boyle’s ‘Steve Jobs’ will close the festival. Based on the best-selling Walter Isaacson biography of the tech guru, ‘Steve Jobs’ stars Michael Fassbender in the title role alongside Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels.