London film festival opens, Rolling Stones to star

The London film festival opens on Wednesday with the European premiere of Tim Burton’s stop-motion 3D animation drama ‘Frankenweenie,’ kicking off the 12-day cinema showcase where more than 220 movies and documentaries will be screened. It closes on October 21 with another European premiere, Mike Newell’s adaptation of the classic Dickens novel ‘Great Expectations’ starring Ralph Fiennes as Abel Magwitch and Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham.