Posts Tagged ‘Helen Mirren’

Talking Pictures: Helen Mirren on Trumbo

Jun 28 2016

A real life Dame graces the hot seat for The Big Interview in the latest edition of Talking Pictures.  With the Oscar-nominated Trumbo out on DVD, Helen Mirren talks about her role in the movie, as well as Hollywood in the ’50s.

New releases in the spotlight are animation The Secret Life Of Pets and the bittersweet British tragi-comedy, Adult Life Skills.  And London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, casts her eye over the other new DVDs, steamy drama A Bigger Splash and documentary, I Am Belfast.

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Talking Pictures: The Jungle Book Swings In!

Apr 15 2016

It’s an amazing week at the cinema – and on Talking Pictures!  London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, takes a look at Disney’s live action version of  The Jungle Book and its director Jon Favreau talks about re-making a classic in The Big Interview.  Military thriller Eye In The Sky is also out and Helen Mirren pays tribute her co-star, Alan Rickman.

The DVD line-up includes David Lean’s The Sound Barrier, released in 1952 but on DVD for the very first time, and Tim Roth as a home care nurse in Chronic.

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