Pairs of new royal costume dramas, ensemble heist movies, derivative thrillers and downbeat animations marked this year’s Korean crop, found Anton Bitel.
The entries and the winners of our competition for wannabe film interviewers, 15-22.
Gary Thomas remembers the distinctive British pop animator.
Good old suburban-teen angst and small-town abductions won the night against supermarket sharks, alternate-universe zombies and motel torture, recalls FrightFest survivor Anton Bitel.
The winner of the Berlinale Golden Bear (for 2010’s Honey (Bal)) sets out the seeds of his filmic meditations – from the pure cinema of Tarkovsky, Hitchcock and Weerasethakul to Sufism, Turkish village life and the Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul.
This year’s LFF showcased two different northern features that blossomed from 2007-vintage short films. Dylan Cave talked double takes with their makers.