Previews: Darkest Hour Trailer, Dunkirk, More!

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the new Darkest Hour trailer, Dunkirk, American Assassin, and more… Darkest Hour Trailer Gary Oldman once again proves his chameleon credentials in this new Darkest Hour trailer. Oldman stars as Winston Churchill as he becomes prime minister days before Britain enters World War II. The film also stars Kristin Scott Thomas […]

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Previews: Dunkirk Poster, Baby Driver, More!

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Dunkirk poster, plus Baby Driver, American Made, and more… Dunkirk Poster Here is the latest Dunkirk poster. Writer-director Christopher Nolan turns his attention to the war movie, after excelling in a number of other genres. The film stars Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, and Kenneth Branagh. Dunkirk hits […]

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Cinderella Press Conference

The Cinderella press conference took place in London last week. Director Kenneth Branagh was joined by producers David Barron and Allison Shearmur, costume designer Sandy Powell, and stars Lily James, Richard Madden, and Holliday Grainger to discuss the latest Disney fairy tale… On costumes in the film… Sandy Powell: It was a costume designer’s dream. What really struck me was […]

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Film Review: Cinderella

Kenneth Branagh’s live action version of Cinderella is a visually sumptuous fairy tale. The film’s sentiment might be twee, but it is an entertaining picture. Ella has a happy childhood with her parents. When her father passes away, Ella must live with her cruel stepmother and stepsisters. Despite her misfortune, Ella does not give up hope… The latest Disney fairy tale to […]

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Stuff To Look At

A myriad of trailers this week, including Far From The Madding Crowd, Cinderella, Aloha, and more… Far From The Madding Crowd Far From The Madding Crowd was one of the few books I remember reading at high school. How the names Bathsheba Everdene and Gabriel Oak take me back. This adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel comes with good pedigree; it is directed by […]

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Stuff To Look At

Here lies the brand new Interstellar trailer, plus Cinderella, Transformers: Age of Extinction, A Million Ways to Die in the West and more… Interstellar Here is the latest Interstellar trailer. Christopher Nolan’s hotly anticipated film stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Interstellar will be released in the UK on 7th November 2014. Cinderella Hot on the tails of […]

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Film Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is suitably entertaining action thriller. Nonetheless, it lacks originality and depth. A former Marine, a young Jack Ryan is headhunted by the CIA. As a covert CIA analyst, Ryan uncovers some unusual stock market activity which leads him on a trail to Moscow… Many readers and cinemagoers will be familiar with the Jack Ryan character. Jack […]

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Stuff To Look At

Film stuffs galore, including the Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit trailer, Machete Kills, Into The Woods and more… Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Here is the first Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit trailer. The release of the trailer comes in the same week as the character’s creator, author Tom Clancy, passed away. Starring Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, and Kenneth Branagh (who […]

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Film Review: My Week with Marilyn

Simon Curtis’ My Week with Marilyn is an absorbing drama that is finely paced, well acted and stylishly shot. Colin Clark longs to work in the motion picture industry. After some perseverance, he gets a job working for Sir Laurence Olivier’s production company. Colin becomes third assistant director on The Prince and the Showgirl, working with Olivier and Marilyn Monroe, […]

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Film Review: Thor

Everyone seems to get their own superhero movie these days. Even Thor, well known but not the most popular of Marvel characters. It is refreshing that these lesser heroes take the spotlight once in a while, a break from the frequent instalments and re-imaginings featuring the most popular comic book protagonists (Spiderman, to name but one). Brave and brash Thor has always […]

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