Category: Leeds Film Festival


Take Shelter Film Review

Few films are as successful at placing the audience inside the heads of their protagonists as Take Shelter, the second feature from Jeff Nichols (Shotgun Stories). That’s especially impressive since the character in question is Curtis LaForche (Michael Shannon), a man…

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Film review: Shame at Leeds Film Festival

Since its debut last month at the London Film Festival the buzz around Steve McQueen’s second directorial outing Shame  (the first being 2008’s Hunger) has been impossible to avoid. Following Brandon’s (Michael Fassbender) struggle with sex addiction and complicated relationship with…


Paul Merton’s Silent Clowns at Leeds Film Festival

With a pitch currently underway to convert Charlie Chaplin’s work into 3D for multiplex release causing debate around the blogosphere, Silent Clowns was a timely piece of programming at Leeds Film Festival. The programme consisted of extracts from Snub Pollard, Charlie…


Film Review: Wuthering Heights

It’s interesting to think that the new version of Wuthering Heights started out life as a Hollywood prestige picture starring Natalie Portman, and at another point in its development was meant to star Michael Fassbender – who went on to…

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Leeds 25th International Film Festival 2011 – Programme Launch Announced

Leeds International Film festival is one of our most anticipated events of the year and is taking place 3rd-20th November and will showcase some of the best and most thought provoking films from around the world. In the run up to the festival, here at TQS we’ll be keeping you up to date with all the latest news/information as well as hopefully covering as many films as we can when the season actually begins.