Previews: Alice Through The Looking Glass and more!

A visual feast in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including Alice Through The Looking Glass, Sisters, and By The Sea… Alice Through The Looking Glass Trailer Here is the first at upcoming sequel Alice Through The Looking Glass. Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp and the rest of the cast return for the follow-up to 2010’s Alice in Wonderland. Alice Through […]

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Film Review: The Intern

Nancy Myers comedy drama The Intern hits the notes expected from the writer-director. The film is entertaining throughout, with a thoughtful message at its core. Bored of the retired life, widower Ben Whittaker looks for ways to fill his days. He decides to apply for a job as a senior intern. Ben is placed with creative Jules Ostin, the busy founder of […]

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The Intern Premiere

The Intern premiere takes place this evening in Leicester Square. Those expected to attend include stars Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro, and writer-director Nancy Myers. At last week’s New York The Intern premiere, Anne Hathaway got pretty excited to see Mariah Carey at the premiere, so it will be interesting to see who shows up for this one. Action […]

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God’s Pocket and Directorial Debuts

This week sees the release of John Slattery’s directorial debut God’s Pocket. Slattery is better known for his on-screen skills, notably in television’s Mad Men, as well as roles in The Adjustment Bureau and Iron Man 2. John Slattery’s debut is the latest in a long line of actors who have stepped behind the camera following an already successful on-screen career. […]

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Film Review: Grudge Match

Like the protagonists in the film, Grudge Match is a bit out of shape. However it does entertain, and offers a surprising candour. Henry ‘Razor’ Sharp and Billy ‘The Kid’ McDonnen had an intense rivalry as professional boxers. Thirty years later, a boxing promoter attempts to coax them out of retirement for one final bout… Grudge Match is set up […]

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Film Review: Last Vegas

Last Vegas is a mildly amusing comedy drama. However the film fails to bring the belly laughs it desperately needs. When Billy is about to get married to his much younger fiancé, his friends Archie and Sam decide to join him in Las Vegas to throw a bachelor party. But first they need to convince estranged pal Paddy to accompany […]

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Stuff To Look At

Plenty of pre-Christmas visual treats this week, including the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes trailer, 22 Jump Street, How To Train Your Dragon 2 and more… A New York Winter’s Tale A New York Winter’s Tale is a upcoming fantasy starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay. The film is the directorial debut of screenwriter Akiva Goldsman, who […]

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Film Review: The Big Wedding

With its all-star cast, The Big Wedding is a formulaic but sufficiently enjoyable rom-com. Alejandro and Missy are getting married. Alejandro’s birth mother is very traditional, so he does not tell her his adoptive parents are divorced. With his father Don living with a new partner, Don and his ex-wife Ellie attempt to keep up the charade… Based on a […]

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