So we’re counting down to London Film and Comic Con next weekend. We’ll be setting up shop at Olympia on Friday and Saturday spreading the word about Disconnected Vol. 1 and Lost: Boys. To get ourselves in the mood for London Film and Comic Con, we got to thinking about films and comics set in London.

Here are five London films that Disconnected Press can’t help but recommend:

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels – Because life is nasty, brutish, short and incredibly funny. And because Dexter Fletcher is a legend.

Passport to Pimlico – A declaration of independence for a little part of London. One of the best of the Ealing comedies.

28 Days Later – OK, not technically a London film after the point where they bugger off to the countryside, but the bit that is in London is stupendous.

Mary Poppins – Now, don’t mock. It may have the most bizarre Cocker-ney accent in history but it’s a movie that has London at its heart and features oft-forgotten social commentary about the tragedy of homelessness and the duplicity of bankers. If that’s not enough, it’s got cartoon penguins.

An American Werewolf in London – If any of you can walk through Tottenham Court Road station and not get freaked out, well, you just haven’t been paying attention. One of Conor’s all-time favourites.

What did we miss? Tweet @DisconnectedPrs or email hello@disconnectedpress.co.uk and we’ll add to the list as the week goes on.

And look out for our list of five London comics later this week!

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