Official Secrets: LFF Film Review

Official Secrets tells the remarkable true story of Katharine Gun, a whistleblower who took action and risked her livelihood in an effort to prevent the Iraq War. I didn’t know anything about her so I’m glad this film has been made to shine a light on her bravery.

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Top Films for October

I don’t know how September has been and gone already but here we are at October, which means it’s once again time to look ahead at the releases coming to cinemas this month.

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The Aftermath: Film Review

I thought Keira Knightley was terrific in Colette so I was intrigued to see what she followed it up with – and while she puts in another stellar performance in The Aftermath, the film itself is weak and just OK.

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Colette: Film Review

Keira Knightley is the queen of period dramas and some might sigh at her doing another one, but Colette is different. It is one of the best period dramas I have seen in recent memory and Knightley was perfect for it.

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: Film Review

The release of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms was a confusing one at first – it seemed like perfect festive fodder for Disney so it was weird it was being released with minimal fanfare at the start of November – but it all makes sense once you see it. It’s not awful by any means, it’s just forgettable fluff.

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Keira Knightley and Mackenzie Foy at The Nutcracker and the Four Realms premiere: My pics

Tonight it was a special gala screening of Disney’s latest children’s adventure, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, at Westfield London shopping centre, and the stars of the film hit the red carpet to celebrate, and I have the pics!

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Colette: LFF Film Review

Keira Knightley is the queen of period dramas and some might sigh at her doing another one, but Colette is different. It is one of the best period dramas I have seen in recent memory and Knightley was perfect for it.

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Will Smith, Helen Mirren and Naomie Harris at the Collateral Beauty premiere: Pics and gossip

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Collateral Beauty has been slated by critics but that didn’t stop the film’s cast and crew – including Will Smith, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris and Edward Norton – from promoting the movie wholeheartedly at the London premiere this week.

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My Top 10 Movies of 2015

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Looking back over the past year, there have been some pretty damn good films. But I still had trouble picking my top ten – finding the first six was easy, but the remaining four were not as convincing. So many films I liked at the time, but over the passing months have left little impression. I finally managed to bring you my annual list, which is presented in no particular order.

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Everest: Film Review

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I have been excited by this for a while because I like disaster movies, this is based on a true story, it has a stellar cast and it looked amazing. I was not let down. Everest was actually better than I expected. It is by no means perfect but it was gripping, heart-breaking and stunning.

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