Film & TV

Toby Jones, Mark Hix, Henry Holland: This Is SohoCreate 2016

Toby Jones, Mark Hix, Henry Holland: This Is SohoCreate 2016

Talks, workshops, parties and open house tours make up this year's festival. | By Zoe Craig
Rooftop Film Club Is Back With A New Venue

Rooftop Film Club Is Back With A New Venue

And we have tickets to give away. | By Londonist
See Londoners Who Are High

See Londoners Who Are High

Dizzy heights of the big screen. | By Londonist Staff
Alice In Wonderland Comes To Fortnum & Mason

Alice In Wonderland Comes To Fortnum & Mason

Famous shop chooses Alice for its first themed window display. | By Zoe Craig
Naomie Harris On Corruption, Bond And Female Directors

Naomie Harris On Corruption, Bond And Female Directors

Moneypenny chats about her new spy film. | By Stuart Black
Imogen Poots Tells Us About Growing Up And Going Out In London

Imogen Poots Tells Us About Growing Up And Going Out In London

Actor hates pedestrians who suddenly stop for no reason. | By Tabish Khan
Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

A celebration of magic of the movies and cinema’s most stunning scores. | By Zoe Craig
Discover The Switzerland You Didn't Know Existed At Zürich Meets London Festival

Discover The Switzerland You Didn't Know Existed At Zürich Meets London Festival

From Dadaism to EDM. | Sponsor
London Gets Trashed In Trailer For New Independence Day Movie

London Gets Trashed In Trailer For New Independence Day Movie

Look what they did to Tower Bridge. | By Londonist Staff
What Would You Do To Save Your Flat From Property Developers?

What Would You Do To Save Your Flat From Property Developers?

New film Hot Property is is an anarchic satire for generation rent. | By Londonist Staff
Kids' TV Show Knightmare Comes To The South Bank

Kids' TV Show Knightmare Comes To The South Bank

Helmet of Justice at the ready. | By Londonist Staff
Secret Cinema’s 28 Days Later Lacks Bite

Secret Cinema’s 28 Days Later Lacks Bite

Immersive horror screening isn’t scary enough. | By Londonist ★★★☆☆
Laugh It Up With This Exclusive Short From LOCO Film Festival

Laugh It Up With This Exclusive Short From LOCO Film Festival

Rest Stop tells the tale of a wayward tourist. | By Ioanna Karavela
Scandimania Comes To South London

Scandimania Comes To South London

Dulwich Picture Gallery exhibition goes out with a bang. | By Laura Reynolds
The Regal Best And Dirty Worst Of Dame Helen Mirren

The Regal Best And Dirty Worst Of Dame Helen Mirren

From Roman orgies to her royal highness. | By Stuart Black
Film Review: Kevin Costner Gets Criminal In "Romantic" Deptford

Film Review: Kevin Costner Gets Criminal In "Romantic" Deptford

Silly sci-fi hokum in London. | By Stuart Black ★★☆☆☆
Be Very Afraid As The BFI Unleashes 100 Public Information Films

Be Very Afraid As The BFI Unleashes 100 Public Information Films

And you thought the Tweenies were scary. | By Stuart Black
Benedict Cumberbatch In Action As Superhero Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch In Action As Superhero Doctor Strange

Now that’s magic. | By Stuart Black
Summer Of Stan: Kubrick Exhibition Coming To London

Summer Of Stan: Kubrick Exhibition Coming To London

And Barry Lyndon is re-released. | By Stuart Black
Meet The Man Behind The Waterloo Bridge Book Market

Meet The Man Behind The Waterloo Bridge Book Market

1000 Londoners speaks to Gareth. | By Laura Reynolds
Take Your Pooch To The Pictures

Take Your Pooch To The Pictures

Dog-friendly film screening coming to Picturehouse Central. | By Laura Reynolds
Fancy Watching Jaws From A Dinghy In Brockwell Lido?

Fancy Watching Jaws From A Dinghy In Brockwell Lido?

Luna Cinema is back. | By Laura Reynolds
Coming Soon: More Everyman Cinemas For London

Coming Soon: More Everyman Cinemas For London

Boutique chain plans 25 new sites for here and the south east. | By Stuart Black
Blue Plaque For Blue Movie Star

Blue Plaque For Blue Movie Star

Mary Millington's life commemorated on site of famous cinema. | By Ben Venables
What The Heck Is Canary Wharf Station Doing In The New Star Wars Film Rogue One?

What The Heck Is Canary Wharf Station Doing In The New Star Wars Film Rogue One?

Trailer shows stormtroopers running to catch Jubilee line train! | By Stuart Black
David Brent Is Cumin (Apparently) In Life On The Road: New Trailer

David Brent Is Cumin (Apparently) In Life On The Road: New Trailer

Ricky Gervais brings back The Office joker for movie. | By Stuart Black
Croydon's Rooftop Cinema Is Back

Croydon's Rooftop Cinema Is Back

But hurry - they're demolishing the car park! | By Will Noble
Ticket Alert: Rooftop Film Club Is Back

Ticket Alert: Rooftop Film Club Is Back

Book your deckchair now. | By Laura Reynolds
London On The Box: Anna Friel In Marcella And Adrian Lester In Undercover

London On The Box: Anna Friel In Marcella And Adrian Lester In Undercover

Two promising London-set TV thrillers. | By Stuart Black
Bond Brunches: Live And Let Dine

Bond Brunches: Live And Let Dine

No Mr Bond, I expect you to have more bacon. | By Stuart Black
Essential Film Festivals In London This April

Essential Film Festivals In London This April

No more Netflix. | By Stuart Black
History Boy Becomes Douglas Adams’s Detective Dirk Gently

History Boy Becomes Douglas Adams’s Detective Dirk Gently

Samuel Barnett stars in new BBC adaptation. | By Stuart Black
Londony Films To Watch In April

Londony Films To Watch In April

Including Alan Rickman's swansong. | By Ruth Sloss
Renee Zellweger Returns To London To Have Bridget Jones’s Baby

Renee Zellweger Returns To London To Have Bridget Jones’s Baby

Watch the new trailer. | By Stuart Black
Batman’s Batman: Posh Knob Or Cockney Hardman?

Batman’s Batman: Posh Knob Or Cockney Hardman?

The evolution of Alfred the butler. | By Stuart Black
How You Can Run Your Own Free Film Festival

How You Can Run Your Own Free Film Festival

A step-by-step online guide is now live. | By Stuart Black
Film Review: The Pass Tackles Football’s Dirty Secret

Film Review: The Pass Tackles Football’s Dirty Secret

A strike against homophobia. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
How London Leads The World In Movie Visual Effects

How London Leads The World In Movie Visual Effects

Soho-based teams have won last three Oscars. | By Stuart Black
Film Review: High-Rise Is A Fecund Orgy Of Excess

Film Review: High-Rise Is A Fecund Orgy Of Excess

Ben Wheatley does JG Ballard via Doctor Who. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
Selling Out: The Secrets Of London's Shop Workers

Selling Out: The Secrets Of London's Shop Workers

1000 Londoners hosts film night about shopping. | By Londonist
See Vintage Photos Of Caine, Jagger, Moore And More

See Vintage Photos Of Caine, Jagger, Moore And More

Iconic images to buy. | By Londonist Staff
Film Review: Every Parent’s Nightmare In The Ones Below

Film Review: Every Parent’s Nightmare In The Ones Below

Creepy directorial debut from The Night Manager writer. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Film Review: Hitchcock/Truffaut Dissects The Directors

Film Review: Hitchcock/Truffaut Dissects The Directors

Solid documentary about two great filmmakers. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
London Has Fallen Is The Worst Film About Our City Ever

London Has Fallen Is The Worst Film About Our City Ever

Gerard Butler sinks in a high tide of pigswill. | By Stuart Black ☆☆☆☆☆
Ticket Alert: Secret Cinema Announces 28 Days Later

Ticket Alert: Secret Cinema Announces 28 Days Later

Danny Boyle's zombie film returns to London. | By Laura Reynolds
A Melee Of March Film Festivals In London

A Melee Of March Film Festivals In London

Your month’s cinema sorted. | By Stuart Black
London-y Films To Watch In March

London-y Films To Watch In March

Including one where they destroy our fair city. | By Ruth Sloss
14 Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month In London

14 Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month In London

Comedians, scientists, rebels, musicians, engineers and more. | By Zoe Craig
Inside Secret Cinema (Sssshhh)

Inside Secret Cinema (Sssshhh)

We visit their new immersive screening. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
Londoner Sam Smith Dedicates Bond Oscar To LGBT Community

Londoner Sam Smith Dedicates Bond Oscar To LGBT Community

Plus other winners from the capital. | By Stuart Black
London Goes Gothic For Tom Hardy's Taboo And Penny Dreadful Trailers

London Goes Gothic For Tom Hardy's Taboo And Penny Dreadful Trailers

TV shows eschew period stylings for steampunkerama. | By Stuart Black
Oscars Events In London This Week

Oscars Events In London This Week

How to get in on the awards season action. | By Londonist Staff
007 Suggestions For The Next James Bond

007 Suggestions For The Next James Bond

Craig’s list for replacements. | By Stuart Black
Spook Central: John Le Carré’s London

Spook Central: John Le Carré’s London

How the great spy novelist has spun our city. | By Stuart Black
See The New Batmobile In Leicester Square This Weekend

See The New Batmobile In Leicester Square This Weekend

Dinner, dinner, dinner, dinner... | By Stuart Black
Mary Poppins 2: What Can We Expect?

Mary Poppins 2: What Can We Expect?

Hopefully none of this. | By Will Noble
Watch Bafta Shorts 2016 On The Big Screen

Watch Bafta Shorts 2016 On The Big Screen

Terrific work well worth a cinema trip. | By Stuart Black
Behold The Latest Face Of Jack The Ripper

Behold The Latest Face Of Jack The Ripper

In an American time travel TV show no less. | By Stuart Black
Gay Football Flick To Kick Off BFI Festival

Gay Football Flick To Kick Off BFI Festival

The Pass will be opening night gala at Flare LGBT. | By Stuart Black
The Bloody Best And The Whiny Worst Of Tim Roth

The Bloody Best And The Whiny Worst Of Tim Roth

From Mr Orange to Chronic. | By Stuart Black
Start Your Engines: London's Drive-In Cinema Is Back

Start Your Engines: London's Drive-In Cinema Is Back

Watch films in the grounds of Alexandra Palace. In your car. | By Laura Reynolds
Ticket Alert: Secret Cinema Returns This Week, But With Which Film?

Ticket Alert: Secret Cinema Returns This Week, But With Which Film?

We think we can guess. | By Londonist Staff
Dead On Arrival: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Reviewed

Dead On Arrival: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Reviewed

Film of the book of the joke is a dud. | By Stuart Black ★★☆☆☆
Meet The Brains Behind Zom-Rom-Com Nina Forever

Meet The Brains Behind Zom-Rom-Com Nina Forever

We talk to the Blaine Brothers about getting bloody. | By Stuart Black
Forget Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, These Are The Mash-Ups We Want To See

Forget Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, These Are The Mash-Ups We Want To See

Patience vs Migraine. | By Stuart Black
Enjoy A Unique Valentine's Day On London's South Bank

Enjoy A Unique Valentine's Day On London's South Bank

The perfect place to make a romantic statement. | By Londonist
 How Anti-Communist Witch-Hunts Drove US Filmmakers To London

How Anti-Communist Witch-Hunts Drove US Filmmakers To London

Hollywood reds under London beds. | By Stuart Black
Martin Freeman To Star In Film Of West End Smash Ghost Stories

Martin Freeman To Star In Film Of West End Smash Ghost Stories

Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman’s play gets an upgrade. | By Stuart Black
A Fiesta Of Film Festivals And Events In London This February

A Fiesta Of Film Festivals And Events In London This February

Beyond the multiplex. | By Stuart Black
London-y Films To Watch In February

London-y Films To Watch In February

It's awards season. | By Ruth Sloss
Bet You Don’t Know Which Language Renames London As Eine

Bet You Don’t Know Which Language Renames London As Eine

Sssh, it’s secret slang. | By Stuart Black
Michael Caine Twinkles At Twilight: Youth Reviewed

Michael Caine Twinkles At Twilight: Youth Reviewed

One of the London legend's greatest performances. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
8 Films To See At The Cinema For Just £8

8 Films To See At The Cinema For Just £8

Get your big screen fix for under a tenner. | By Partner
Film Knights: Ian McKellen And Ken Branagh Joust Over Shakespeare On Film

Film Knights: Ian McKellen And Ken Branagh Joust Over Shakespeare On Film

The actors are rival ambassadors for BFI and Film London. | By Stuart Black
Sleeping Rough In London Needn’t Mean It’s Game Over

Sleeping Rough In London Needn’t Mean It’s Game Over

Centrepoint’s short film challenges the stereotypes. | By Ioanna Karavela
Alexander McQueen On The Big Screen

Alexander McQueen On The Big Screen

Greenlight for fashion designer biopic. | By Stuart Black
Be Illuminated At London Transport Museum's Late

Be Illuminated At London Transport Museum's Late

Dazzling activities and talks. | By Londonist
Black London Actors Slam Oscar Whitewash And Call For Diversity

Black London Actors Slam Oscar Whitewash And Call For Diversity

Idris Elba and David Oyelowo call for diversity. | By Stuart Black
Mods And Shockers: An Immersive Quadrophenia Screening

Mods And Shockers: An Immersive Quadrophenia Screening

The Who's classic London drama on stage. | By Londonist Staff
The Non-Stop Life Of A Newspaper Man Scoops Londonist Short Film Prize

The Non-Stop Life Of A Newspaper Man Scoops Londonist Short Film Prize

Tal Amiran wins at London Short Film Festival. | By Londonist
In Search Of A Remedy For Grief And Insomnia

In Search Of A Remedy For Grief And Insomnia

Two worlds collide in this London Short. | By Ioanna Karavela
The Very Best And The Bloody Worst Of Sir Michael Caine

The Very Best And The Bloody Worst Of Sir Michael Caine

We know a lot that a lot of people don’t. | By Stuart Black
Drama Queens: Elizabeth Vs Victoria In Massive TV Face-Off

Drama Queens: Elizabeth Vs Victoria In Massive TV Face-Off

Watch the throne. | By Stuart Black
Watch David Bowie In Charity Screening Of Labyrinth

Watch David Bowie In Charity Screening Of Labyrinth

Held in the maze of tunnels under Waterloo. | By Londonist
Watch A Film About London's Beer Scene, In A London Brewery

Watch A Film About London's Beer Scene, In A London Brewery

New short released next month. | By Will Noble
Watch Brand New Dog-umentaries About London’s Top Canines

Watch Brand New Dog-umentaries About London’s Top Canines

Featuring Londonist’s four legged friend Toby. | By Londonist
Step Into The VAULT: Celebrated Festival Returns To Waterloo Tunnels

Step Into The VAULT: Celebrated Festival Returns To Waterloo Tunnels

Six weeks of magical miscellany. | By Lettie Mckie
Watch Short Documentaries About Great London Photographers

Watch Short Documentaries About Great London Photographers

Newborn Hackney babies to Oasis album covers. | By Stuart Black
The 12 Dodgiest London Accents You’ll Ever Hear

The 12 Dodgiest London Accents You’ll Ever Hear

It's all pony an' trap you marpet. | By Stuart Black
London-y Films To See In January

London-y Films To See In January

Lots of Oscar hopefuls among them. | By Londonist Staff