Posts in "Film"

Leviathan

Leviathan

Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev Starring Elena Lyadova, Alexey Serebryakov and Vladimir Vdovichenkov In US Cinemas December 25th, 2014 by Joanna Orland A decomposing whale skeleton lays abandoned on a beach.  Bleak imagery to mirror a bleaker story, often portrayed with a level of compassion and humour, but bleak nonetheless.  Leviathan is a Russian drama which […]

Two Days, One Night (Deux Jours, Une Nuit)

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Directed by Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne Starring Marion Cotillard and Fabrizio Rongione In US Cinemas December 24th, 2014 by Joanna Orland Marion Cotillard gives an outstanding performance in the Dardenne Brothers’ latest film Two Days, One Night (Deux Jours, Une Nuit).  In the same vain as much of the Dardenne’s work, Two Days, One Night […]

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb

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Directed by Shawn Levy Starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens, Steve Coogan, Rebel Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney & Ben Kingsley In UK Cinemas December 19th, 2014   by Alice Sanders I’m not ashamed to admit it: I adore the Night at the Museum franchise. I’m a comedy-loving Classicist […]

The Gambler

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Directed by Rupert Wyatt Starring Mark Wahlberg, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jessica Lange, Brie Larson and John Goodman In US Cinemas December 19th, 2014 In UK Cinemas January 23rd, 2015 by Joanna Orland Style, substance, drama, comedy and the best soundtrack of the year are merely a sliver of what makes The Gambler a fantastic film.  […]

2015 Golden Globe Nominations

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The 2015 Golden Globe Awards nominations have been announced.  I’m not quite sure about all of their choices, but here is a breakdown with some commentary on what it all means: BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Apparently Birdman is a comedy, and Whiplash and Nightcrawler didn’t make the cut.  Mediocre films such as The Imitation […]

The Beat Beneath My Feet: Q&A January 11th

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The Beat Beneath My Feet Clapham Picturehouse 76 Venn St, London SW4 0AT Buy tickets We are excited to announce that on January 11th, 2015 Loose Lips producer Joanna Orland will be hosting her second Q&A after the screening of BIFA nominated film The Beat Beneath My Feet.  The film is also part of the […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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Directed by Peter Jackson Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Billy Connolly, Ian Holm, Aidan Turner, James Nesbitt, Ryan Gage and Stephen Fry In UK Cinemas December 12th, 2014 by Joanna Orland Let’s not beat around the bush – The […]

Hello Carter

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Directed by Anthony Wilcox Starring Charlie Cox, Jodie Whittaker, Paul Schneider In UK Cinemas December 5th, 2014 by Joanna Orland I fell asleep during this film. This British rom com tries so hard to be quirky, but falls flat. Carter is single, homeless and unemployed. He is living with his aunt and is hung up […]

Exodus: Gods and Kings World Premiere

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Director Ridley Scott and stars including Christian Bale, Ben Kingsley and Joel Edgerton made an appearance on the grandiose red carpet for the World Premiere of Scott’s new film Exodus: Gods and Kings.  Retelling the story of Moses and Ramses, Exodus: Gods and Kings looks to be the most epic film of 2014. It went […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Press Conference

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by Joanna Orland Director Peter Jackson and the cast of The Hobbit Trilogy were in London for the World Premiere of the final film of Jackson’s 6-film epic.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is in UK cinemas December 12th, 2014.  Here are a few audio highlights featuring Martin Freeman (Bilbo), Sir Ian […]