Wildlife: Film Review

I loved Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan‘s previous joint effort Ruby Sparks so I had high hopes for Wildlife, which is Dano’s directorial debut starring Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal. It is an assured debut which looked beautiful and had some great ideas, but it was a bit too slow for my tastes.

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Mudbound: Film Review

I was really keen to see Mudbound because it received rave reviews on the film festival circuit and while it is worth a watch for the performances and the climax, the rest is too slow and meandering.

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Mudbound: LFF Film Review

I had heard rave reviews about Mudbound following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, so I had to check it out when it came to LFF, and it is certainly worth a watch performance-wise.

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Carey Mulligan and Garrett Hedlund at the Mudbound LFF premiere

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I was unable to make the opening premiere of London Film Festival on Wednesday, so it kicked off officially for me today at the Mudbound premiere in Leicester Square.

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London Film Festival 2017: Ten films I really want to see

There are so many films on the 2017 London Film Festival programme that I’m keen to see and I know I will never see them all.

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Suffragette: Film Review

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This is a huge part of British history and I’m completely amazed it hasn’t been covered in film before. It is incredibly important, so powerful and still very relevant so I urge everyone to watch Suffragette.

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Top Films for October

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It’s that time of the year again – a new month, a new round of films to check out and October has some AMAZING movies that I cannot wait for. Here’s a round-down of my must-see movies for this month…

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BFI London Film Festival: What I want to see

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Tickets for the BFI London Film Festival opened today and I have been through the schedule and here are my (pretty obvious) choices for the tickets I want to get my hands on:

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Tony Awards 2015: Best & Worst Dressed

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I don’t usually cover the Tony Awards when I do my red carpet outfit ratings but so many dresses caught my eye this year that I simply couldn’t resist. There weren’t many bad ones actually – I’m mainly here to big up the beautiful dresses – including one of my favourites, Jennifer Lopez. I’m used to her flaunting her body and wearing skimpy/barely-there clothes that this was a breath of fresh air. And what a gorgeous dress too! She looks stunning. There was some other amazing looks too, check out my slideshows to find out who made the cut.

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Far From the Madding Crowd: Film Review

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I don’t always love a period drama but this adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel feels so contemporary with its strong, complex female character Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who inherits a farm in a man’s world and is asked for her hand in marriage by three very different suitors – a sheep farmer (Matthias Shoenaerts), her wealthy neighbour (Michael Sheen) and a soldier (Tom Sturridge) – but who will she pick?

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