Yardie: Film Review

I wanted to check out Yardie purely to see what Idris Elba was like as a feature film director. This is an impressive and assured debut, but I wasn’t particularly wowed by the story.

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Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson spill the beans about making Yardie

This week Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson, the stars of Idris Elba‘s directorial debut Yardie, sat down for a post-screening Q&A and spilled the beans about making the movie, and here are some of the highlights.

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Sundance London: The films I’m excited to see

Sundance London, bringing us highlights from the Sundance Film Festival, is coming to the capital later this week and I cannot wait! Here are the films I want to see:

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Pacific Rim Uprising: Film Review

I didn’t care the slightest about Pacific Rim when it came out in 2013 – I didn’t even go to watch it in the cinema because giant monsters versus giant robots aren’t appealing to me whatsoever. I did eventually watch it on TV but I didn’t give it my full attention so I made sure to do that with its sequel Pacific Rim Uprising, which is just okay.

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Molly’s Game: Film Review

Jessica Chastain is one of my favourite actresses – she always gives an excellent performance and always picks interesting roles. She makes no exception with Molly’s Game, which tells an absolutely fascinating true story.

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Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba at the London premiere of Molly’s Game

On Wednesday night, Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba hit the poker-themed green carpet in London’s Leicester Square for the U.K. premiere of Molly’s Game alongside writer/director Aaron Sorkin and the real Molly Bloom, and you can check out all my pics below!

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Top Films for October 2017

You know what time it is! Movie preview time! Here’s where I list what I want to see/recommend people check out each month.

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I’m fed up with all this James Bond speculation

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This week Tom Hardy was the latest actor to be named “the favourite” to play James Bond and to be honest, I just rolled my eyes. I am fed up with this speculation and the endless list of people who could be in the frame.

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My top ten films of 2016

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Welcome back, folks! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas break. Now is the time to look back over the year in film releases and pick my favourites. These are restricted to films released in the U.K. in 2016 – so it may include films I actually saw in late 2015 and although I desperately wanted to put La La Land, Hacksaw Ridge, Lion and Free Fire on this list, they aren’t out until 2017, so unfortunately they don’t make the cut.

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Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton brave the cold for 100 Streets premiere

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Tonight Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton headed to the BFI Southbank in London to promote their latest film 100 Streets and it was a waste of time to be honest.

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