Posts Tagged ‘Kate Winslet’

This Week’s Movie News From Talking Pictures

Aug 16 2015

There’s a touch of 1960s nostalgia on this week’s Talking Pictures. It comes courtesy of Guy Ritchie’s take on hit TV series, The Man From UNCLE, released in cinemas this week. And its stars, Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer, share the hot seat for The Big Interview. Other new films in the spotlight include Noah Baumbach’s latest comedy, Mistress America, and thought-provoking documentary Precinct Seven Five.

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Film Review: A Little Chaos

Apr 13 2015

Introducing the romantic leading man for this spring.  Matthias Schoenaerts.  If the name doesn’t jangle any bells, you may have seen the Belgian actor last month as a musical German officer in World War II romance, Suite Francaise.  He’s back again next month as one of Carey Mulligan’s suitors in the re-make of Hardy’s Far From The Madding Crowd.  As of this week, however, he’s a royal gardener at the court of Louis XIV and the woman in his sights is Kate Winslet.  The film is Alan Rickman’s A Little Chaos, which opens on Friday, certificate 12A.

It’s a film, and a role, miles away from his usual territory – a drug addict in Bullhead (2011), ex-boxer in Rust And Bone (2012) and the manipulative local thug in The Drop (2014).  So does he have what it takes to be a heart throb?  And is there more to A Little Chaos than just beautiful flowers?  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, puts on her gardening gloves …..

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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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