Posts Tagged ‘cinderella’

This Week’s Movie News From Talking Pictures

Aug 31 2015

British movies get pride of place on the latest edition Talking Pictures, presented by London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper. Drama 45 Years is in the spotlight and, with trophies from Berlin and Edinburgh already under its belt, Freda’s predicting more awards success, especially for one of its stars, Charlotte Rampling. You heard it here first!

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Disney’s Cinderella and “that dress”

Mar 22 2015

2015’s shaping up to be a big year for Disney.   It started with box office and Oscar success for Big Hero 6 and Feast.  Now the attention turns to live action, with the arrival of Cinderella this coming Friday, 27 March.  But it’s not the film alone that’s been attracting attention.  When its director, Kenneth Branagh, and star Lily James were in town last week for its press conference, the question on everybody’s lips was about Cinderella’s ball gown – and her tiny waist.  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper was there to hear what they had to say.

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Film review: Disney live-action Cinderella & new short Frozen Fever

Mar 04 2015
Disney live-action Cinderella

I don’t know anybody (boys included) who hasn’t watched the classic Disney animated film Cinderella at least twice. The expectations for a live-action feature movie were very high and have not been disappointed. The new Disney live-action Cinderella is the truest adaptation to film and more traditional retelling of the classic cartoon fairytale. Here is why London Mums’ believe this is a perfect family film for this Spring and beyond.

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Movie Preview: What To See In Early 2015

Dec 30 2014

The first few months of the year are a mixture of heaven and hell for film fans.  Heaven because all the big award contenders are released, which means plenty of good films, and hell because there’s so many, so you inevitably end up missing something.  But let’s be positive about it!   The films likely to be in the running for this year’s BAFTAs and Oscars (we won’t know for sure who they are until mid-January) will give adults plenty to get their teeth into – and there’s at least one family movie that could be up for a gong or two as well.

Here’s the Movie Preview pick of what the first three months of the New Year has to offer.

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Win 1 of 3 copies of the SNOW QUEEN Blu-ray

Oct 25 2014

Discover the dazzling story that inspired Frozen, as Signature Entertainment proudly presents THE SNOW QUEEN, coming to selected cinemas from 25th October, with a Blu-ray, DVD and digital release following on 3rd November, 2014. Based on the enduring, magical fairy-tale by Hans Christian Andersen, THE SNOW QUEEN follows the story of little orphan girl Gerda, who must defeat the evil Snow Queen who has taken over the kingdom and kidnapped Gerda’s brother, Kai.

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