Posts in "Film"

Florence Foster Jenkins


Directed by Stephen Frears Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson and Nina Arianda In UK Cinemas May 6th, 2016 by Joanna Orland Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant make a wonderfully charming pair in this lighthearted depiction of the world’s worst singer – Florence Foster Jenkins.  Streep plays the aforementioned singer, giving yet […]

I Saw The Light

I Saw The Light

Directed by Marc Abraham Starring Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, David Krumholtz, Bradley Whitford, Maddie Hasson and Cherry Jones In UK Cinemas May 6th, 2016 by Joanna Orland I Saw The Light, or ‘Hiddles in a Hat’ as I so unaffectionately call it, sees Tom Hiddleston take on the role of Country & Western singer-songwriter Hank […]

Unrestricted View Film Festival


A new film festival celebrating the very best in indie film-making from across the world has come to the Hen & Chickens venue in North London. Highlights of the programme include: Set Fire to the Stars starring Elijah Wood which opened the festival on April 25th, and Men & Chicken starring Mads Mikkelson which will […]

Sam Mendes to Preside 2016 Venice Film Festival Jury

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British director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Skyfall, Spectre) will be the president of the Competition Jury at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival (August 31st – September 10th, 2016).  The film festival jury will be responsible for awarding the Golden Lion for best film, as well as other official awards.

Studio Ghibli Forever


Studio Ghibli Forever is a retrospective season which begins today until July 28th, 2016.  Studio Ghibli Forever will be showcasing the work of the beloved Japanese animation studio Studio Ghibli, giving fans a chance to mourn the studio’s closure and celebrate their work from the past 30 years.  The season also features the studio’s last […]

The Jury of the 69th Festival de Cannes

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The 69th Festival de Cannes had already announced its jury president as Mad Max auteur George Miller.  Now, the rest of the jury has been revealed, and it’s the ultimate dream team of film industry heavyweights. Cannes has  always sought to adopt a universal and international approach with its jury and this year is no […]

Captain America: Civil War Premiere

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Captain America: Civil War


Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo Starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Sebastian Stan, Daniel Brühl, Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie, Chadwick Boseman, William Hurt, Elizabeth Olsen, Don Cheadle, Martin Freeman, Paul Rudd, Paul Bettany, Stan Lee, Marisa Tomei, Leslie Bibb and Tom Holland In UK Cinemas April 29th, 2016 by […]

Preview: Disney’s The Jungle Book


Disney’s The Jungle Book Directed by Jon Favreau In UK Cinemas April 15th, 2016 by Haresh Patel As Disney’s schedule to re-do all of its back catalogue in live action – or at least Three Dee action – rolls on, the next installment is The Jungle Book. The 1957 classic has embedded itself into the […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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Directed by Zack Snyder Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons and Gal Gadot In UK Cinemas March 25th, 2016 by Laura Patricia Jones Almost two years on from Man of Steel, Henry Cavill as the chiseled red caped crusader is back and despite those dreamy blue eyes, considered […]