The Best of Genre and Cult: London Film Festival 2015
Saturday 17th, 1.15pm @ NFT2
Wednesday 14th, 9pm @ Vue Islington
Saturday 17th, 12.45pm @Cine Lumiere
Wednesday 14th, 8.45pm @ Hackney Picturehouse
Thursday 15th, 8.45pm @ Picturehouse Central
Friday 16th, 6.10pm @ Curzon Mayfair
Ultra-stylish, visionary, suspenseful crime thriller from Germany.
Tuesday 13th, 1.15pm @ NFT3
Friday 16th, 9.15pm @ Picturehouse Central
Claustrophobic urban chiller, reminiscent of Roman Polanski’s horror films.
Saturday 17th, 12.30pm @ Vue West End
Sunday 18th, 3pm @ Cineworld HaymarketInventive and stylish thriller from the Middle East, set in the confines of a jail.
Friday 16th, 9pm @ Vue Islington
Johnny Depp is almost unrecognisable as a ruthless Irish gangster who becomes an informant for the FBI, in this crime thriller from director Scott Cooper, of Crazy Heart (2009) fame.
Tuesday 13th, 6pm & 6.30pm @ Vue West End
Thursday 15th, 6.15pm @ Ritzy
All-star absurdist fantasy, set in a future dystopia, involving animal transformations and other witty weirdness, from director Yorgos Lanthimos, of Dogtooth and Alps fame.
Wednesday 14th, 6pm & 6.30pm @ Vue West End
Thursday 15th, 2.45pm @ Odeon Leicester Square
Sunday 18th, 1pm @ Curzon Mayfair
Jonás Cuarón (son of the more famous Alfonso Cuarón, director of Gravity) creates a taut, edge-of-the-seat thriller, concerning immigration and racism, set in the borderlands of Mexico.
14) One Floor Below
Wednesday 14th, 12.45pm @ NFT2Gripping, low-key Romanian thriller, involving a possible murder.
16) The Assassin
Tuesday 13th, 12pm @ Vue West End
Friday 16th, 6.15pm @ Cine Lumiere
Hao Hsiao Hsien’s martial arts spectacular, set in 9th century China, won the Best Director award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
17) Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere
Saturday 17th, 6.15pm @ Ritzy
Sunday 18th, 6.15pm @ Curzon Soho
Magical realism meets abstract horror in this odd, affecting drama revolving around teenage pregnancy.
18) Gold Coast
Tuesday 13th, 6.30pm @ Vue Islington
Thursday 15th, 12pm @ Vue West EndRedolent of Werner Herzog’s surreal epics of colonial adventure set in far-off lands, this is a dreamlike, historical drama.
Wednesday 14th, 6pm @ Curzon Mayfair
Sunday 18th, 2pm @ NFT1
E.A. Dupont’s German Expressionist-inflected silent masterpiece tells the story of a circus acrobat whose life spirals out of control after an adulterous affair. Don’t miss this wonderful restoration.