TOP 20 FILMS OF 2021

In a year that’s somehow simultaneously gone in a flash and dragged on forever, I have managed to see a record number of new release films for fivethreeninety, majorly surpassing my goal of hitting a hundred for the first year thanks to a new Limitless membership, Film Independent screeners courtesy of Jamie from When the […]

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TV, BOOKS & THEATRE OF 2021

Another year done, and I’m doing like Obama and dropping a list of all the television, books, video games and theatre shows I saw, read and played in 2021. TeleVision Schitts Creek S1-6 Wandavision  RuPaul’s Drag Race UK S2 & S3 The Queen’s Gambit Falcon & the Winter Soldier Loki Ted Lasso S2 Bobs Burgers […]

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BEST FESTIVE FILM

’Tis the season to be spreading festive cheer for all to hear; and so I’ve roped together some lovely people to tell me about their favourite Christmas films. To me, the most endearing quality of Christmas movies is how so many of us have a small selection dear to our heart that have become tradition […]

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FREAKY

We’re close to the end of another year of Month of Spooks by Markus at themarckoguy, and before I wrap things up as one of his little spookers, I’m revisiting my favourite horror film of the year. From Happy Death Day director Christopher Landon who writes alongside Michael Kennedy; Freaky is about a young, unpopular high schooler who […]

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LFF: LANGUAGE LESSONS

In addition to seeing big releases much earlier than their wide release, the best element to film festivals is the opportunity to take a chance on unexpected screenings and find new favourites. At this year’s London Film Festival, that film is Language Lessons. Language Lessons has a simply premise: Adam receives a gift of one […]

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LFF: THE FRENCH DISPATCH

After a year of delays Wes Anderson’s tenth feature film is finally getting a worldwide release at the end of the month – and fivethreeninety has an early review courtesy of London Film Festival. Anderson directs a huge ensemble cast of many Hollywood’s finest in a film centred around the final issue of a magazine […]

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LFF: MASS

The number one film I was hopeful for at this year’s London Film Festival was Mass, and though I originally thought I wasn’t going to be able to get tickets I secured a seat at BFI Southbank for the UK premiere on Monday evening. Mass is the debut film from Fran Kranz as both writer […]

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LFF: LA MIF

My final online screening of London Film Festival as we head into it’s final week come courtesy of Fred Bailiff. La Mif (which translates to ‘The Fam’) is about a residential home for teenagers who need to be placed under social care creating an unchosen ‘family’ with each other and their care workers under one […]

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LFF: LAST NIGHT IN SOHO

There’s few greater champions of British cinema than Edgar Wright, and after a pandemic where his love of the big screen became a voice of hope in the wake of fear for cinema’s future; it’s fitting for his long delayed film to show now at London Film Festival. Last Night in Soho follows a young […]

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LFF: SPENCER

One of the most anticipated films of this year’s London Film Festival is Spencer. And even before seeing it, you can sense how special it is. Spencer is a fictionalised look at Princess Diana’s Christmas holidays with the royal family, where she decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles. Pablo Larraín directs Kristen Stewart […]

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