Posts tagged "Cate Blanchett"

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok Directed by Taika Waititi Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins In UK Cinemas October 24th, 2017 by Richard Hamer Thor: Ragnarok, the third in Marvel Studio’s Thor franchise, is a stylistic departure, and somewhat of a soft reboot: Much […]

The 59th BFI London Film Festival

by Joanna Orland The BFI London Film Festival has come to a close for another year.  The 59th edition had quite an impressive selection of 240 films in its lineup including opening gala Suffragette, closing gala Steve Jobs and other memorable movies such as The Lobster, Youth, Room, Beasts of No Nation, Son of Saul, […]

BFI London Film Festival: Carol Premiere

Directed by Todd Haynes Starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara by Ruth Thomson Todd Haynes’ latest film Carol (read our review) is a visually stunning adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt.  The film stars Cate Blanchett in the title role, and Rooney Mara as her lover. Our BFI London Film Festival interviews […]

59th BFI London Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Programme

    The programme for the 59th BFI London Film Festival has officially been unveiled.  The Festival will screen a total of 238 fiction and documentary features, including 16 World Premieres, 8 International Premieres, 40 European Premieres and 11 Archive films including 5 Restoration World Premieres.  There will also be screenings of 182 live action […]

Cannes Film Festival: Carol

Directed by Todd Haynes Starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara by Joanna Orland Todd Haynes beautifully directs this adaptation of author Patricia Highsmith’s 1950’s lesbian love story. The visuals are stunning, with Carol clearly being an excellent companion piece to Haynes’ other works Far From Heaven and Mildred Pierce.  The visuals alone provide enough of […]

Berlinale: Knight of Cups

Directed by Terrence Malick Starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Brian Dennehy, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto, Wes Bentley, Isabel Lucas, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots, Joe Lo Truglio and Nick Offerman by Joanna Orland Terrence Malick films tend to evoke the feeling of intruding in on someone’s memories. In Knight of Cups, these memories belong […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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 […]

How To Train Your Dragon 2: Elephants, Panthers and Dragons… Oh my!

Directed by Dean DeBlois Starring Jay Baruchel, Kristen Wiig, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett and Christopher Mintz-Plasse In UK Cinemas July 11th, 2014 by Ella Jean How do you take a creature that doesn’t even exist and make its voice sound human enough to be a realistic, empathetic being? One half of […]

The Monuments Men

Directed by George Clooney Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Hugh Bonneville, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban and Dimitri Leonidas In UK cinemas February 14th, 2014 by Joanna Orland Never has a film provoked such apathy in me.  In fact, I didn’t even know apathy could be provoked until this film, […]

The Monuments Men UK Premiere – Live Stream

George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Jean Dujardin, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman and Hugh Bonneville star in The Monuments Men, directed by George Clooney.  The stars will be out on the red carpet tonight for the UK Premiere.  Watch it live here!  Talent arrivals are from 6pm!