Posts Tagged ‘Boyhood’

Film Awards: BAFTA Predictions

Feb 10 2016

The 2016 awards season seems to have been going on for ever, but the end is in sight. The Oscars take place at the end of the month, but first come the BAFTAs, on Sunday evening. London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, gets out her crystal ball to find out who’ll be feeling the love on Valentine’s Day – and who’ll be left out on the cold.

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Film Review: X + Y

Mar 11 2015

Coming of age films are a favourite at the cinema, from this year’s Boyhood to Stand By Me in 1986 and all points in between and before.  This Friday sees the arrival of another twist on the same theme, British movie X + Y, certificate 12A.  This time, there’s a double twist: maths and autism.

London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, finds out if it all adds up.

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Film Awards: Oscars results

Feb 23 2015

The early hours of Monday morning saw the culmination of this year’s movie awards season – and the end of a fiercely competitive race for the top trophies.  The two front runners were Boyhood and Birdman.  But who won on the night?  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, has the low-down.

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Film Awards: Oscar predictions

Feb 20 2015

After all the build-up, the main event is nearly here.  The Oscars will be handed out in the early hours of Monday morning and, with the votes well and truly in, the only thing left to do now is speculate.

So who’s going to walk away with one of those coveted little gold men?  London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, has given her crystal ball an extra polish so she can predict this year’s winners.

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Film Awards: BAFTA results

Feb 09 2015

It was the British film industry’s big night and hopes were high that home-grown talent would be among the winners.  And they were – but one much-fancied movie turned out to be the big loser on the night.  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, has the low-down.

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