atalie Portman Picture | Black Swan | Natalie Portman dancing
Freida Pinto | Mila | London Film festival
Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams | Blue Valentine
We've already caught the action from Cannes, Venice and Toronto and now some the biggest names in the film industry are coming to our capital, including Natalie Portman in her new thriller and Slumdog Millionare director Danny Boyle.
Two weeks of gala screenings, photocalls and press conferences will dictate next year's most-anticipated releases and cult performances.
Never Let Me Go kicked off proceedings to rave reviews, boasting the best in home-grown talent with Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan heading up the cast, and there's plenty more to come. Here are our ones to watch...
Screening next Monday, Miral stars Freida Pinto as an orphaned Palestinian girl who finds herself drawn into the conflict of the Arab-Israeli war.
The King's Speech sees Colin Firth in his most anticipated role since A Single Man, in a biopic of King George VI, and will screen on 21 October.
Black Swan has already been hyped for its racy thriller credentials and stars Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis as friends-turned-rivals of the dancing world, showing on 22 October.
Danny Boyle's latest masterpiece 127 Hours will close the festival on 28 October with a cast fronted by James Franco in a story of survival against the odds.
And, the Spiderman star has a busy schedule lined up as he'll also be showcasing his role in Howl - so-called after the poem by Allen Ginsberg - opposite Mad Men heartthrob Jon Hamm.
Michelle Williams will also be bringing an impressive catalogue of roles to the festival with Blue Valentine and Meek's Cutoff - which was the buzz of Venice - both staging events at the festival.
Phew! It's set to be a film-packed few weeks, so watch this space because we'll be bringing you all the action straight from the red carpet.
By Hayley Spencer