One of the great things about films is watching actors act.
That probably sounds strange – of course actors act. But quite often these days actors are working against a green screen, battling super-villains or heading in to space. Don’t get me wrong, I love those films too, but sometimes it’s nice to see actors who are just acting, showing what they can do on screen in a film without loads of special effects and noise.
That is exactly what Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville do in Ordinary Love, the tale of a middle-aged couple dealing with a life-changing issue.
Continue reading Ordinary Love – film review
This week the programme for the BFI London Film Festival was announced.
Now I’ve had some time to digest it, here are some of the films I am excited to see. And some of the film makers and stars you’ll see at this year’s event.
Continue reading What to watch at LFF2018
Emma Thompson is reprising her role as Agent O in the rebooted Men in Black movie.
Continue reading She’s still in the Men in Black
Widows, directed by Steve McQueen and starring Viola Davis, will open this year’s BFI London Film Festival.
Continue reading Widows to open London Film Festival
In this week’s That’s A Wrap podcast, Angie Greaves and I take a look at the films that could be competing at the 2018 Oscars.
Could we see Harry Styles at the Academy Awards with Dunkirk? I also tip new films starring Matt Damon, Jennifer Lawrence, Brie Larson and Hugh Jackman to feature.
There’s news on the official Dreamgirls soundtrack with Amber Riley, how you can be taught comedy by Steve Martin, Miranda Hart’s new children’s book and my thoughts on Logan – Hugh Jackman’s final film as Wolverine.
Plus we’re talking about Trolls 2 with Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, The Good Fight heads to the UK, congratulations to Kenneth Branagh, a star from The Crown is set for a Mission: Impossible and Liam Neeson and Viola Davis look set to pair up on screen.
Continue reading That’s A Wrap!: Oscars 2018, Dreamgirls, Steve Martin and more
The film adaptation of Patrick Ness’s A Monster Calls arrives in UK cinemas on January 1st.
And to whet your appetite, here’s Liam Neeson, who stars in the film, reading the first chapter.
Continue reading Watch: Liam Neeson reads A Monster Calls
Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson star in the new film from Oscar-winner Martin Scorsese.
Silence follows two Portuguese Jesuit priests as they travel to Japan in search of their mentor.
Continue reading Watch: trailer for Martin Scorsese’s Silence
Hollywood arrives at the BFI London Film Festival tonight in the shape of Sigourney Weaver and (hopefully) Liam Neeson.
Continue reading At LFF 2016 – day two
Angie Greaves and I are back with a brand new That’s A Wrap podcast.
This week we have news of an 80s comeback, look forward to the BFI London Film Festival, find out what Helen Mirren, Hugh Jackman and Josh Groban have in common and lots more.
Continue reading That’s A Wrap: Dynasty, London Film Festival, Hugh Jackman, Jay-Z…
Every day new films are being announced during the Cannes Film Festival. Here’s a round-up of some of the latest including new roles for Lily James, Jim Broadbent and Alicia Vikander.
Continue reading Cannes casting – May 12