Big Little Lies season two didn’t do enough to justice its existence

When it was announced that Big Little Lies was coming back for a season two, I criticised the idea on Metro.co.uk, saying it was only meant to be one series, as the action covered all of Liane Moriarty‘s book, and there was no real reason for a continued storyline, except for that little detective tease at the very end. I loved the first season and didn’t want a rushed, half-arsed follow-up to ruin it – and that’s generally what we got.

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Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep and Lin-Manuel Miranda at the Mary Poppins Returns London premiere: My pics

Tonight it was the Mary Poppins Returns European Premiere at London’s Royal Albert Hall and here are all my pics of stars including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Meryl Streep.

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again: Film Review

I don’t usually write film reviews when I’ve watched a movie so late, but I have so much to say about Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again that I felt compelled to write one.

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Top Films for July

Where is this year going?! It feels like I did the June movie preview just yesterday, but here we are again, with the monthly movie preview for July.

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The Post: Film Review

I love Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks separately so having them all collaborating on a movie is the dream, not to mention the fact that it is a movie about journalism! This ticks the boxes for me so much.

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Ten films I’m most excited about in 2018

I usually do a monthly movie preview, so this is my bumper yearly edition, in which I go through the films I’m most excited about in 2018.

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Top Films for January

It’s not just the start of a new month this time – it’s also the start of a new year! For this special version of my monthly movie preview, I look at what’s due for release in the UK in January 2018.

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Oscar nominations 2017: Hits, Misses & Shockers

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For those of you who have been living in a hole, the Oscars nominations were announced today and while it was generally surprise-free – this was the first year in the past few where you could easily predict the frontrunner – there were still a few interesting twists, snubs and additions.

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Golden Globes nominations 2017: The comedy/musical section is obsolete

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The Golden Globe nominations came out today and you can read the full list here. The reason the Golden Globes annoy me is because they divide all the acting categories between drama and musical/comedy and frankly, there hasn’t been enough awards-worthy roles in the latter so it’s been filled with some questionable entries. Surely it’s time to just combine all the movie acting categories?

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Florence Foster Jenkins: Film Review

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I knew nothing about the real Florence Foster Jenkins and it’s hard to believe her story is actually true. I love it when films shed light on something you would otherwise have no idea about and what a cute little story this is too.

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