Romeo and Juliet: Theatre Review

CREDIT: JOHAN PERSSON

CREDIT: JOHAN PERSSON

I have never seen Romeo and Juliet on the stage, which may be considered some type of crime for an avid theatregoer like me. So what better introduction than a production starring the gorgeous Lily James and Richard Madden, who recently worked together on Disney’s Cinderella?

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Bastille Day: Film Review

What an expected delight Bastille Day is. I was bracing myself for this really dumb, mind-numbing wall-to-wall action film but I was pleasantly surprised that it was far from that – it was smart, funny and with an actual plot. I had no hope for it and I totally love it. It’s brilliant when film takes you by surprise – I was positively beaming at the end!

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Top Films for April

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It is the start of April so surprise surprise here is my U.K. preview for April! There are quite a few decent-looking movies coming out this month but I’ve managed to whittle it down to just the five best. I still think Criminal, Eye in the Sky and Miles Ahead look pretty decent, but in terms of excitement, the ones below are where it’s at.

Check it out –

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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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