Men in Black: International – Film Review

I loved the original Men in Black and I’m a huge fan of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson so I figured Men in Black: International was onto a winner. Sadly I have to report that it’s a bland, forgettable action movie. What a shame.

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Late Night: Film Review

I love Mindy Kaling and I was a huge fan of her TV show The Mindy Project so I got very excited when I heard she was writing a feature film starring Emma Thompson! My expectations were naturally quite high for Late Night and it sadly fell short of them. [Read more…]

Top Films for June

It’s the start of June, which means it’s time to look ahead at the releases coming to UK cinemas throughout this month. Here are my top suggestions –

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What I learned from being an extra in The Children Act

Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci‘s latest movie The Children Act comes out today and you may or may not have heard that I’m in it! It was my first and only (so far) experience of being a movie extra, but I can finally share what it was like.

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The Children Act: Film Review

I love Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci so I was very excited to see them together onscreen, and they both give impressive performances in The Children Act, which I didn’t really know what to make of. There were bits I loved and bits I didn’t, but I ultimately came away feeling pretty meh about the whole thing.

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Top Films for August

Today is the first of August – which means it’s time to look forward to the releases coming to UK cinemas this month. Here are my movie recommendations for the next few weeks:

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Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler at the The Meyerowitz Stories LFF premiere: My Pics 

On Friday evening, the cast of The Meyerowitz Stories took to the red carpet at London Film Festival’s purpose-built Embankment Garden Cinema to support the movie. You can see the pictures here:

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The Meyerowitz Stories: LFF Film Review 

Following the debut of The Meyerowitz Stories, Noah Baumbach‘s next feature, at Cannes Film Festival, all everyone was talking about was Adam Sandler’s performance, which some have even dubbed Oscar worthy! I couldn’t believe it. I personally wouldn’t go quite that far, but it is 100% his best performance in years and certainly a game changer for him after a long succession of duds.

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Beauty and the Beast: Film Review

The live-action retelling of Disney classic Beauty and the Beast was under serious pressure to be good because the original meant a lot to my family growing up. Sure, we liked The Jungle Book and Cinderella but Beauty and the Beast is the first of the live-action reboots that I desperately wanted/needed to be good – and I thankfully wasn’t let down.

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Patrick Dempsey & Renee Zellweger at the Bridget Jones’s Baby premiere

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Tonight, the stars of Bridget Jones’s Baby came down to London’s Leicester Square for the world premiere including Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey and Emma Thompson, who also co-wrote.

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