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W London – Leicester Square draws back the curtain on the new film files service

Bespoke service offers guests a unique library of movies curated by four renowned film industry insiders

W London – Leicester Square has teamed up with four leading film industry experts to create W Film Files – a curated library of films available in the hotel’s luxurious suites, giving guests a glimpse inside the minds of some of cinema’s most revered insiders. .

W Film Files comprises a selection of movies handpicked by four of the most prominent names in the world of cinema; Mike Newell, Director of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and iconic romantic comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral; Abi Morgan, award-winning Screenplay Writer behind The Iron Lady and gripping drama Shame; Producer Gareth Unwin known for his work on The Kings Speech and the gritty 2014 war film Kajaki; and renowned Costume Designer Jany Temime, whose designs take centre stage in Oscar winning Gravity, Harry Potter and the hotly anticipated James Bond: Spectre.  

Guests can browse the W Film Files library, with each section featuring seven  favourite films, handpicked by the industry insiders, with a short background on the reason for the selection. The service will be available for guests staying at W London to browse at the touch of a button, via the TVs in the suites. Guests are invited to take a visual trip to Rome with Jany Temime’s La Dolce Vita, laugh out loud at The Apartment chosen by Abi Morgan for having the best closing line of any romantic comedy, or sit back and enjoy Gareth Unwin’s ‘guilty pleasure’, the 1975 hit Jaws.  

The on-demand W Film Files library allows guests to enjoy a fantastic cinema experience in the comfort of their room. Available in W London’s suites, including the Extreme WOW Suite and three start of the art Screening Suites, W Film Files opens up a host of exciting cinema gems to guests.  

Coen Van Niersen, General Manager of W London – Leicester Square said of the new service, “With our prime location in the heart London’s ‘Filmland’, W London has always been passionate about celebrating film. We are constantly looking for new ways to provide guests with insider access to the movie world, so are delighted to be collaborating with four influential names in cinema. Having published a luxury coffee table book last year celebrating the rich film heritage of the Leicester Square area, the W Film Files service is the next step in our commitment to bringing unique film experiences to our guests”.  

The W Film Files service will launch to coincide with The Oscars – 87th Academy Awards on February 22nd, 2015 and will be available to guests staying in a suite at W London – Leicester Square.

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