Posts Tagged ‘Inside Out’

Film Awards: BAFTA winners 2016

Feb 15 2016

While the temperatures dropped on the BAFTA red carpet last night and the stars took refuge in their coats and capes, inside the Royal Opera House the temperature was even chillier for the film that was left out in the cold.

But which one was it? London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, checks out last night’s big winners – and the loser.

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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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Top Five Films Of 2015

Dec 29 2015
Top Five Films Of 2015

It’s tradition. Turkey, pudding – and a look back at the best films of the year. And who am I to do otherwise?

For my top five this year, I’ve set two rules. I’m only choosing from films that have been released in UK cinemas during 2015 (so, for instance, the ones I saw at the London Film Festival but which haven’t been given a general distribution aren’t in contention) and I’m only including movies which I’ve reviewed for London Mums. 

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Cate Blanchett interviewed on Talking Pictures

Nov 28 2015

Weeks don’t get much bigger at the cinema!  There’s a deluge of great new releases this week and, if you can’t decide what to see, then let Talking Pictures do it for you.

There’s romantic drama, Carol: its star, Cate Blanchett, is the subject of this week’s Big Interview.  Johnny Depp abandons Captain Jack Sparrow to play real-life gangster, Whitey Bulger, in Black Mass.  The epic Doctor Zhivago is back in cinemas to celebrate its 50th anniversary re-release and, finally, Disney Pixar’s “dinosaur western”, The Good Dinosaur, rides into town.

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Film Review: The Good Dinosaur

Nov 24 2015

It’s a Disney-Pixar double bill this week.  Inside Out was released on DVD on Monday and Friday sees the arrival in cinemas of the studio’s latest animation, The Good Dinosaur, certificate PG.  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, checks out a film that’s light years from prehistoric.

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