London Film Festival Diary, Day 8: El Mar La Mar, Untitled
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London Film Festival Diary, Day 8: El Mar La Mar, Untitled

Paddy Mulholland - October 19, 2017

A glimpse, a flicker, through the bars into the world outside, a world unknown. So begins a string of five documentaries scheduled consecutively (with one fiction film…

London Film Festival Diary, Day 6: The Wound, Let the Corpses Tan
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London Film Festival Diary, Day 6: The Wound, Let the Corpses Tan

Paddy Mulholland - October 13, 2017

By their very nature, every edition of every film festival is different from every other. The locations, the time of year, even the general clientele may remain…

London Film Festival Diary, Day 5: Montparnasse Bienvenue, Big Fish & Begonia, Le Fort des Fous
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London Film Festival Diary, Day 5: Montparnasse Bienvenue, Big Fish & Begonia, Le Fort des Fous

Paddy Mulholland - October 12, 2017

Art’s potential to shock and surprise will never not be an underrated quality. How easy it is to dismiss a work when one’s primary response is that…

London Film Festival Diary, Day 4: 120 Beats Per Minute, Western, Dark River
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London Film Festival Diary, Day 4: 120 Beats Per Minute, Western, Dark River

Paddy Mulholland - October 12, 2017

Onwards and outwards with the 2017 London Film Festival at a rate of 120 beats per minute and no less! I’ll get to it, then, as day…

London Film Festival Diary, Day 3: A Fantastic Woman, How to Talk to Girls at Parties
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London Film Festival Diary, Day 3: A Fantastic Woman, How to Talk to Girls at Parties

Paddy Mulholland - October 9, 2017

Just because I’m at a film festival doesn’t mean that I’m not willing to spend my valuable spare time and money on going to the cinema for…

London Film Festival Diary, Day 2: Tonsler Park, Lean on Pete
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London Film Festival Diary, Day 2: Tonsler Park, Lean on Pete

Paddy Mulholland - October 8, 2017

Blame thy Oscar-watching overladies and overlords not – the tardiness of the appearance of my first #LFF2017 diary was anyone’s fault but theirs. And by ‘anyone’s’, I…

London Film Festival Diary, Day 1: The Mærsk Opera
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London Film Festival Diary, Day 1: The Mærsk Opera

Paddy Mulholland - October 7, 2017

Day one at the BFI London Film Festival, and I’d normally have a lot more to report to you. Naturally, you already know that I’m now situated…

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Paddy Mulholland - September 28, 2017

As we Northern-Hemisphereans descend into the damp, darkening heart of another autumn, those of us in cold enough climes observing the leaves taking their annual turn into…