I could not go and see Sing Street in cinema when it came out in May so I am glad the DVD release is now available for review so soon. It’s a great film with a lovely storyline and amazing soundtrack, that brought me back to being a teenager in the Eighties. Admittedly after the recent blockbusters and super heroes releases, I was glad Sing Street brings a wind of change. Sing Street is available on DVD and Blu-Ray on 8 August 2016 and on Digital Download on 1st August.
A live action movie re-imagining of Disney’s cherished family film, Pete’s Dragon is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon. Disney for me is a guarantee of quality storytelling and film making. This movie is a real treat for fans of the original film while capturing the interest of the younger generation with great special effects, in the same way Jon Favreau has brought back The Jungle Book in an already iconic new version of the film. Pete’s Dragon out in UK cinemas on 12 August is the perfect Summer time activity to keep your kids (and yourselves!) entertained. Trust me when I say that it’s a beautiful, heartwarming film about friendship, embracing the outdoors and of course, family. A perfect option to keep the kids entertained during rainy days and get their imaginations soaring!
To coincide with the special Paw Patrol themed Morrison’s Kids Entertainment event 25th July – 14th August Paw Patrol: Meet Everest! is out on DVD on 18th July 2016. London Mums have five DVDs to give away. Enter this competition now!
The holidays are here and the summer blockbuster season gets off to the biggest of starts on this week’s Talking Pictures. Legendary director Steven Spielberg, and the Oscar winning star of the film, Mark Rylance, talk about The BFG, their latest film together at its London press conference. And London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, was there to hear what they had to say.
I love using seasonal ingredients for my cooking and we have tried to make Strawberry Tiramisu inspired by Lubera Strawberries. If you get to make it, please send us your images and ideas to adapt the recipe to the little ones’ taste. Wimbledon season is over now and now that we have seen a glimpse of Summer we can cool down with something a little different. Strawberries and Cream is last year darlings, so for a change we have found this super Strawberry Tiramisu recipe from Pascale Treichler (gardener and cook extraordinaire).
There are lots of new Summer reads and bedtime stories for children out there to keep the little ones entertained. Here are London Mums and Kids Club favourite ones. These stories we have chosen are especially engaging. It certainly helped having the authors reading them. Watch them in our exclusive videos. Don’t forget to subscribe to the London Mums’ YouTube channel for more videos, reviews and fun stuff.