In the interests of full disclosureÂ (and because everyone loves a list, right?), here are the films and folk that I nominated for this year’s London Film Critics’ Circle (LFCC) awards. The list of actual collective nominations – bearing practically no relation – can be found here. FILMS OF THE YEAR 1. The Forbidden Room 2….
Footnote first published by EyeforFilm Joseph Cedar’s previous feature Beaufort (2007) used the true story of an Israel Defence Forces-occupied fortress in Lebanon to allegorise the bunker mentality of the beleaguered Israeli state – and this follow-up both expands and domesticates that film’s themes. As in Beaufort, a fortress will play a pivotal role in the plot…