Posts Tagged ‘Ben Stiller’

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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Film review (an adult’s perspective): Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb

Dec 16 2014

London seems to be the current location of choice for film makers.  First there was Get Santa, then Paddington arrived and brought his special tour with him. Both British movies, they were great for the domestic audience, but now it’s the turn of something more international, taking icons like Big Ben and the London Eye all around the world.  It’s the third in the Night At The Museum series, Secret Of The Tomb, certificate PG.

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