BFI London Film Festival 2021

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage serves up a strangely affecting superhero sequel

Weird humour and repetitive plot points aside, Tom Hardy’s monster cum-hero-duo of Eddie Brock and Venom creates a believable emotional core for this action-packed sub-franchise.

By Kim Newman

Venom: Let There Be Carnage serves up a strangely affecting superhero sequel
Then and now

London After Dark: the nocturnal 1960s films that inspired Edgar Wright... and how their locations look today

By Adam Scovell

London After Dark: the nocturnal 1960s films that inspired Edgar Wright... and how their locations look today
Reviews

Il Buco takes viewers on a meditative dive through the caves of Calabria

By Ben Nicholson

Il Buco takes viewers on a meditative dive through the caves of Calabria
Features

Sci-fi pioneer, German ‘James Bond’ and star of one of the world’s worst films: celebrating George Nader on his centenary

By Chloe Walker

Sci-fi pioneer, German ‘James Bond’ and star of one of the world’s worst films: celebrating George Nader on his centenary
Features

“You throw Black people in a western and it’s like sci-fi”: Director Jeymes Samuel on The Harder They Fall

By Christina Newland

“You throw Black people in a western and it’s like sci-fi”: Director Jeymes Samuel on The Harder They Fall
Reviews

Curse of The Chippendales explores the gender dynamics of stripping in the 1980s

By Rebecca Harrison

Curse of The Chippendales explores the gender dynamics of stripping in the 1980s
Where to begin

Where to begin with Małgorzata Szumowska

By Alex Ramon

Where to begin with Małgorzata Szumowska
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