Posts Tagged ‘Ben Kingsley’

Melissa McCarthy’s The Boss in Talking Pictures

Jun 10 2016

Melissa McCarthy’s in charge on this week’s edition of Talking Pictures!  She’s in the Big Interview hot seat, talking about her latest comedy, The Boss, which is directed by her husband, Ben Falcone.  London Mums’ resident film critic Freda Cooper casts her eye over the rest of this week’s new releases, which include Learning To Drive, with Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson, Oscar nominated Embrace Of The Serpent, Japanese animation When Marnie Was There and Michael Moore’s latest documentary, Where To Invade Next.

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Film Review: Learning To Drive starring Ben Kingsley

Jun 09 2016

Sometimes there’s more to a film than you expect.  And Learning To Drive, released this Friday, certificate 15, is a case in point.  It’s a title that leads you in one direction, but don’t underestimate it.

London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, discovers if it gets out of third gear.

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2016 Film Preview

Dec 30 2015

For film fans, January and February are the best time of the year. And the worst. The awards season means that there’s a glut of good films released over those two months to make sure they’re in contention. And it also means trying to squeeze in as many cinema visits as possible over just a couple of months.

Except that 2016 might be slightly different. Some of the titles tipped as contenders were released months ago: Inside Out in July and Carol more recently in November. Which means that the start of the year could be a little less fraught than usual. As for the films themselves, London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, takes a look ahead and picks the must-sees. 

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