Posts Tagged ‘Amanda Seyfried’

Film Review: Christmas With The Coopers

Dec 01 2015

London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, felt it was only right that she went to see the first of this year’s Christmas offerings from Hollywood.  It’s called Christmas With The Coopers!  Needless to say, she’s not related to any of the characters, but does the film bear any relation to good cinema?  Read on to find out … 

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Film Review: While We’re Young

Apr 02 2015

Fans of indie films will probably recognise the name Noah Baumbach, the writer/director of slices of pure pleasure like The Squid And The Whale (2005) and, more recently, Frances Ha (2012).  Now he’s taken a leaf out of fellow director Wes Anderson’s book (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom) and made the leap from indie cinema to the mainstream.

His first film for the mass market, While We’re Young, certificate 15, opens all over London and the UK on Friday.  But has the move worked?  And is it that rarity nowadays – a genuinely funny comedy?  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, gets her chuckle muscles ready ….. 

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