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Trevor Davis
London
London-based enthusiast for strategy, innovation, sustainability....oh, and movies, comics and cycling too
Interests: strategy, innovation, design, sustainability, movies, comics, cycling, poetry, reading
Recent Activity
Read this review of “Two Lovers and a Bear” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
Read this review of “The Giant” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “Spaceship” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
Read this review of “What's in the Darkness” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “The Lives of Therese” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
Read this review of “Neruda” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “Lady Macbeth” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “Your Name” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “The Ghoul” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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A subtle family drama in which a father ties to pull his family together a long time after the highs of winning a prestigious literary award. Since the award he has taken a job as a private detective, but spends much of his earnings on gambling, the little left over going as alimony (sometimes) and gifts for his son (who tries not to encourage his father to spend too much). The story revolves around the events leading up to and just after a typhoon (but dont expect US style drama), with the father dealing with his gambling debts, bonding with his son and his mother's attempts to bring his broken family back together. Its a simple story, with complexity in characterisation, action and dialogue. All the trademark Koreeda tropes are here - father and sons, food and preparation of meals etc. Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “Una” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “Boundaries” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
Read this review of “Kills on Wheels” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “The Eagle Huntress” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
Read this review of “The Bacchus Lady” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
Read this review of “The Worthy” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “Daughters of the Dust” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
Read this review of “Rara” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Read this review of “Frantz” at the BFI 60th London Film Festival Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
Quick preview of our first 9 films in LFF2016 Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
The 60th London Film Festival has an extraordinary list of great films to go and see. Hard to find a poor choice. But choices do need to be made, so here are our choices for this year in no particular order. Let us know if you've seen any of them, and what you thought. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at The iCurious Blog
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Ratter is another innovative film at the festival this year. A 'ratter' is a hacker who infiltrates the infrastructure of our consumer devices, and in this film that means the mobile phone, PC, Xbox etc owned by Emma (played by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2015 at The iCurious Blog
This French drama, directed by the Jacques Audiard, is the story of a family of Tamil refugees who flee the Civil War in Sri Lanka and have come to France. The film won the Palme d'Or at Cannes deservedly so... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2015 at The iCurious Blog
The Office, what can I say! The Office is a 3-D musical set in an office and is directed by the Hong Kong crime director Johnnie To. Not a gunfight to be seen in this one! It's highly stylised and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2015 at The iCurious Blog
Again Mamoru Hosuda has delivered for us one of our favourite films of the festival so far. The Boy and the Beast is a beautiful animated film about the relationship between a boy and a talking beast from a parallel... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2015 at The iCurious Blog