SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 07.01.19

RADIANT CIRCUS is your handcrafted guide to London’s DIY, indie & alternative movie nights, film events & gallery screenings. Our DAILY UPDATE helps you find great films in London today*.

Find films in London today by: SINGLE-O EXHIBITS (one-off attractions) // MUSEUM SHOWS (several exhibits under one roof – seasons & festivals) // GRIND SHOWS (a selection of regular runs).


Featured attraction:

I USED TO BE NORMAL: A BOYBAND FANGIRL STORY + Skype Q&A with director Jessica Leski at BFI Southbank (07 JAN 18:10):

  • “To paraphrase the immortal words of Harry Styles, ‘who’s to say that a teen girl’s musical taste is any less valuable than that of a 30-year-old hipster?’ In her documentary feature debut, Jessica Leski doesn’t focus on the boybands themselves, but the adoration they inspire in women.”

FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: THAT SUMMER at Barbican (07 JAN).
Films in London today: THAT SUMMER at Barbican (07 JAN).

Films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: LATE SPRING at Close-Up (07 JAN).
Films in London today: LATE SPRING at Close-Up (07 JAN).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT at BFI Southbank (03 to 31 JAN):

CELEBRATING PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN at The Prince Charles (06 JAN to 15 JUL):

  • TWISTER 35mm (07 JAN 20:45 – £1 PCC Members Screening).

CLOSE-UP ON JASUJIRō OZU at Close-Up (until 13 JAN):

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI: CONFRONTING THE MODERN WORLD WITH STYLE at BFI Southbank (JAN to FEB):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

We don’t think there are any film festivals in London today…


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: THE FAVOURITE at ArtHouse Crouch End (04 to 10 JAN).
Films in London today: THE FAVOURITE at ArtHouse Crouch End (04 to 10 JAN).

THE FAVOURITE at ArtHouse Crouch End (07 JAN 12:40, 15:20, 18:00 & 20:40):

  • A triple threat of acting talent drives this acid period drama of courtly scheming. Olivia Colman is Queen Anne, a capricious and sickly ruler led by the nose by Rachel Weisz’s courtier Lady Sarah. Abigail (Emma Stone) is a disenfranchised noblewoman who quickly sets about regaining her position by wheedling her way into the Queen’s favours.

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD aka Kamera o tomeru na! at The Prince Charles (07 JAN 15:50 & 18:05):

  • The film opens in a run-down, abandonad warehouse where a film crew are making a zombie film… Yet, this is no ordinary warehouse. It’s been said that it’s the site of military experiments… Out of nowhere, real zombies arrive and terrorize the crew!

THE PASSENGER aka Professione: Reporter at BFI Southbank (07 JAN 14:30, 18:05 & 20:25):

  • When David Locke (Jack Nicholson) impulsively exchanges identities with a businessman he finds dead in a North African hotel room, he believes he’s starting anew. But passing himself off as someone else doesn’t mean he’s escaping the past…

More films in London this week (A – Z):


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