As press screenings begin, and the official start of this year’s New York Film Festival (NYFF) is only days away, Film at Lincoln Center has dropped a tantalizing sizzle reel with some of their most anticipated offerings.
The Chicago International Film Festival has announced their full lineup for this year’s event, taking place in theaters, drive-ins, and virtually, from October 13—24, 2021.
Just in time for the 2021 London Film Festival, the British Film Institute (BFI) has launched their very own Letterboxd HQ page!
Lise pays attention to the youngest performers at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.
Longtime TIFF locals Jonathan and Lise go virtual at their beloved Toronto International Film Festival, taking in Aloners, Earwig, “I’m doing a thing” cinema and more.
King Richard, Spencer, and the newly anointed TIFF People’s Choice winner Belfast are just some of the films you’ll be able to see at the 30th Anniversary of the Heartland International Film Festival, which has announced its full slate.
From men you shouldn’t fall for to nannies you shouldn’t have hired, Festiville correspondent Dominic Corry encounters human fragility and fallibility at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
“There was nothing that came easily with this job.” TIFF 2021 Tribute Award recipient Benedict Cumberbatch joined programmer Robyn Citizen for a conversation about his career. He described the many lengths he went to in order to embody Phil, the lead in Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog.
Festiville editor Mitchell Beaupre gets on the line with director Jean Luc Herbulot for a chat about mushrooms, Westerns, and the first West African film to play in TIFF’s Midnight Madness program.
Whether you’re attending this year’s Toronto International Film Festival virtually or in-person, there are plenty of films to go around. To make the festivities even more entertaining, TIFF has launched the first-ever Letterboxd Scavenger Hunt.
Festiville correspondent Brian Formo rides the gondola down to the North American premieres for the new films from Pablo Larraín, Jane Campion, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Céline Sciamma and Paul Schrader.
Coming from all over the globe, filmmakers will arrive at the 46th Toronto International Film Festival with their first features, ready to make a mark on the cinematic landscape. Joining a league of illustrious greats that have come before them, TIFF gives these new voices their time in the spotlight.
Festiville correspondent Brian Formo returns to the mountains to experience new films from Mike Mills, Joe Wright, Kenneth Branagh and Reinaldo Marcus Green, along with a bespoke archival selection from Telluride bestie Barry Jenkins.
The lineup for the 48th annual (except for last year, because Covid) Telluride Film Festival has dropped, and it’s a typical mountain mix of awards season buzz, previous festival highlights, fall previews and starry tributes.
A pair of false teeth in a pint glass, students in his house on Saturdays, building it “bit by bit”. As Fantasia honors him with a Lifetime Achievement award, stop motion master Phil Tippett tells animation correspondent Kambole Campbell what it took to bring his 30-year Mad God vision to life.
Letterboxd editor-at-large Dominic Corry finds his stomach for gruesome movies does almost have a limit, thanks to stop motion legend Phil Tippett, plus more gory, saucy and tense delights from the 25th Fantasia Film Festival.
Mitchell Beaupre visits haunted houses, meets super-powered clones, and boxers who can glimpse the future at the 25th Fantasia International Film Festival.
Aaron Yap wades into a thick gloop of anxiety while surveying the menu of thrillers and horrors at the 25th Fantasia Film Festival.
Letterboxd’s editor in chief Gemma Gracewood focuses on shorts and features with women in leading roles at the 25th Fantasia Film Festival.
Alicia Haddick chats with influential Japanese filmmaker Shunji Iwai on the occasion of his Career Achievement Award at the 25th Fantasia Film Festival.
Letterboxd’s animation correspondent Kambole Campbell reports on the legends and newcomers in Fantasia’s 2D, anime and stop-motion offerings, from Phil Tippett and Satoshi Kon to Cryptozoo, The Deer King and The Spine of Night.
With the hybrid 20th New York Asian Film Festival in full swing, we asked the programming team to guide us through their huge 2021 lineup.
Diving into the Japanese films at ファンタジア 2021, Alicia Haddick finds several movies that are bending industry traditions, highlighting modern socio-sexual politics, and making mapo tofu sexy.
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The unique, curious and fantastic Fantasia Festival celebrates its 25th edition this year. As the beloved genre fest kicks off, Festiville correspondent Dominic Corry gets a preview of the 2021 lineup from programmer Ariel Esteban Cayer.
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After a day at the beach, our Festiville correspondent Brian Formo enters the awards vortex, and is swept up by Jury President Spike Lee’s enthusiasm for announcing prizes out of order.
On his second-to-last day in Cannes, our Festiville correspondent and jury-of-one Brian Formo announces his personal winners, is transported by Memoria, and troubled by Nitram.
Festiville correspondent Brian Formo leaves his tuxedo in the cupboard and takes in an early morning screening of “a classic Baker”.
Our Festiville correspondent Brian Formo dismisses ‘screener vs in-person’ criticisms, as a Letterboxd review of a Cannes film sends him on an unexpected journey.
A week into the 74th Festival de Cannes, our Festiville correspondent Brian Formo notes a ’weird pregnancy’ theme, and pours out the adjectives for Julia Ducournau’s Titane.