Film review: The Hummingbird by Francesca Archibugi starring Pierfrancesco FavinoMar 10 2023
- Last Updated on 11 March 2023
- Monica Costa
It was a real honour to meet Italian film director Francesca Archibugi last night at the UK premiere of her latest flick The Hummingbird (Il Colibrì in Italian), during the Cinema Made in Italy Festival. Archibugi is known for her meditative films “Vivere”, “Mignon Has come to stay” and “Tomorrow”.
The Hummingbird is a captivating adaptation of Sandro Veronesi’s eponymous novel. The plot of the film revolves around a middle-aged man named Marco Carrera (Pierfrancesco Favino), who is a successful doctor but is dealing with a lot of personal and emotional problems. His marriage is falling apart, and he has a complicated relationship with his teenage daughter. The film is deeply compassionate following Marco’s journey on his path of self-discovery.
London Mums’ ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2023Mar 10 2023
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- Last Updated on 17 March 2023
- Monica Costa
London Mums’ ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2023 is finally here. With Mother’s day a little over one week away, the search for thoughtful gifts for some of the most special women in our lives is well underway. As experts in motherhood, we have put together a gifting wish list and tips on how you can make the mother figure in your life feel extra special this year.
Film review: Champions starring Woody HarrelsonMar 09 2023
- Last Updated on 14 March 2023
Directed by Bobby Farrell, Champions, based on a true story is a heart-warming tale about Marcus a minor-league basketball coach, played by Woody Harrelson, who is fired from his job after an altercation with the head coach. This leads on to an arrest for drunk driving, luckily for him he’s able to avoid jail and is issued with 90 days of community service coaching a team of players called ‘the Friends’ who have intellectual disabilities.