Enola Holmes: Netflix Film Review

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Forget Sherlock Holmes, Netflix’s latest original film shines the spotlight on his younger sister, Enola Holmes, as she becomes a sleuth in her own right.

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Ocean’s 8: Film Review

Following the critical mauling the all-female Ghostbusters reboot got (although I personally enjoyed it), I really wanted to like Ocean’s 8, not just because of what it represented for female-led blockbusters, but because I love the ensemble cast and the idea of a female heist comedy. Sadly, it didn’t quite come through.

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Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter & Sarah Paulson at the Ocean’s 8 London premiere

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The cast of Ocean’s 8 hit the red carpet in London’s Leicester Square last night for the movie’s European premiere – and here are my pics!

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Alice Through the Looking Glass: Film Review

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My reaction to 2010’s Alice in Wonderland was distinctly average – it was ‘meh’, alright but forgettable – so I wasn’t massively looking forward to this sequel, which has taken a big six-year gap and switched directors from Tim Burton to James Bobin. The box office takings were huge, but this sequel still feels unwarranted.

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Johnny Depp is a joker at the Alice Through the Looking Glass press conference

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Today the cast of Alice Through the Looking Glass, the sequel to 2010’s Alice in Wonderland, came to London to chat about the movie. We have (from L-R): director James Bobin, Sacha Baron Cohen, Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, and producers Suzanne Todd and Tim Burton. Phew!

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Top Films for May

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It’s that time of the month again – where I choose the releases I’m looking forward to in May. There isn’t a huge amount of good ‘uns but my picks below look pretty damn sweet.

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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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Pictures from the Cinderella Exhibition

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An exhibition has been launched to celebrate the upcoming U.K. release of Cinderella and it features the costumes, sets and props from the Disney reboot. It was amazing! I enjoyed it more than the movie. While I didn’t like the new adaptation (read my review), I couldn’t deny how gorgeous it looked so it was great to see everything up close.

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Cinderella: Film Review

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I had hoped by taking an old Disney tale and revamping it for the modern day, Cinderella would be updated and have a modern feel.  It turned out to be the opposite – this was far too old-fashioned, traditional and literally a copy of the 1950 Disney animation so it didn’t feel fresh or exciting.

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Oscars 2013: Fashion Hits and Misses

As it is the Oscars, celebs go all out with the fashion which means you usually get some really, really great dresses and some truly awful ones. There were no shocks unfortunately (except that you can see Anne Hathaway’s nipples through her dress!) but the poorly dressed just didn’t compare to the others or it was simply a risky or ill-advised choice.

Here are my best and worst dressed.

HITS 

Amy Adams

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It is unusual for me to like something like this but I think Amy looks stunning. The Oscars are the perfect opportunity to wear huge ballgowns so Amy didn’t hold back. The bust is fitted and detailed perfectly. Love it.

Jessica Chastain

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I have been loving Jessica’s award season taste- she is spot on every time. I think she has worn better gowns but I think this is simple and gorgeous.

Amanda Seyfried

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I love Amanda style and this pale number is amazing- the detailing, the halterneck, the fit on the bust, all perfect.

Jennifer Garner

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I love that Jennifer has picked a unique colour and it really suits her. It may look like those parts are sticking out the sides like wings but it’s actually part of the detailing at the back.

Charlize Theron

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I think this gown suits Charlize perfectly. It goes so well with her funky hairdo. It is such a strong look.

Anne Hathaway 

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I think dress is very simple but so pretty. I love the material and just check out that necklace! I think it works because of her cropped hair. Check out the nipples too haha!

MISSES

Helena Bonham Carter

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This is hardly a bit surprise because Helena has always had quirky tastes. Her hair is a mess and there are too many different coloured layers to that skirt.

Kristen Stewart

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I really dislike this but a lot of people love it. I just don’t like the detailing and I don’t think it hangs off her properly. Plus the mermaid fin look isn’t cool.

Naomi Watts

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I just don’t like it, which is so disappointing as I’m usually a fan of her style picks. If the left boob was symmetrical to the right,  I may like it but I just don’t like what’s going on at the top.

Nicole Kidman

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This was just far too shiny so I don’t like how it looks. It looks wet!

Sandra Bullock

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I am not loving the bottom of the skirt- it reminds of a gypsy skirt and that’s not a red carpet look.

Halle Berry 

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This had a futuristic vibe to it that I simply wasn’t feeling.