The programme for the 58th BFI London Film Festival launched today, with Festival Director Clare Stewart presenting this year’s rich and diverse selection of films and events.
Berberian Sound Studio follows Gilderoy (played by the performance of the year, in my opinion, Toby Jones), a quiet sound engineer from Dorking who is hired to help out in the post production dubbing and sound mixing of an Italian horror film, The Equestrian Vortex. The director, Santini (Antonio Mancino) is making a film wholly based upon the ‘giallo’ horror of traditional Italian cinema, which follows a group of students who are haunted by witches and a “dangerously aroused goblin”.
The 15th Moët BIFA's (British Independent Film Awards) 2012 took place last night. The winners on the night were announced at the official BIFA ceremony at Old Billingsgate, hosted by The Hobbit actor James Nesbitt and attended by some of the biggest names in the business. Check below for the winners, and a round up video of the night.
Often, in films, what is unseen is far more terrifying or powerful than what is seen. The shark in Jaws is scary right up until you see it flopping plastically on the deck of the boat. In Japanese cinema a deat... Read More...