Posts Tagged ‘Julianne Moore’

Film Review: Maggie’s Plan

Jul 07 2016

After the riotous comedy of Absolutely Fabulous:The Movie last week, this time it’s the turn of something more sophisticated and definitely more American. Maggie’s Plan is released this Friday, certificate 15, and comes from director/writer Rebecca Miller, who is married to Daniel Day Lewis, as well as being the daughter of legendary playwright Arthur Miller.

London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, found out whether the film goes according to plan.

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Talking Pictures: Julianne Moore on Freeheld

Feb 19 2016

An Oscar winner graces The Big Interview hot seat in the new edition of Talking Pictures. Julianne Moore (above), who won Best Actress last year for Still Alice, talks about her latest film, Freeheld. Released in cinemas and online on Friday, 19 February, it’s based on the true story about an equal rights campaign that changed American law.

London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, also takes a look at new release Chronic, which stars Tim Roth as a dedicated home care nurse. And, on DVD, Ben Foster plays the disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong in The Program.

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Film Review: Freeheld

Feb 17 2016

With the BAFTA red carpet rolled up and put away for another year, it’s the time of year when some of the smaller films get their moment in the limelight. It doesn’t necessarily mean more of them in cinemas, but with many of them available online they can reach a much bigger audience.

One such film is Freeheld. With an Oscar winner at the head of its cast, it’s surprisingly destined for just a handful of cinemas. London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, finds out whether, in this case, small really is beautiful. 

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Film Review: Carol

Nov 26 2015

The awards season doesn’t fully get under way for another couple of months, but the buzz has already started.  One of the films attracting a lot of attention is Todd Haynes’ Carol, released on Friday, certificate 15.  A romance between two women set in 1950s America, it’s already scooped a couple of awards at Cannes and looks destined to add to its collection.

London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, took plenty of tissues …….

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Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II

Nov 19 2015

When The Hunger Games first appeared on screens in 2012, it set the bar and it set it high.  There’s been other post-dystopian young adult adventure stories, but none of them have quite measured up to the series, with its strong but vulnerable heroine, Katniss Everdeen.  And now it reaches its climax, as The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II arrives in cinemas this week, certificate 12A.

London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, discovers if it goes out with a bang – or two!

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