Posts Tagged ‘London Film Festival’

Film Review: Beasts Of No Nation

Oct 19 2015

Some of this year’s London Film Festival’s line-up made a quick sprint from the red carpet to cinemas nationwide.  Suffragette, The Program and The Lobster have all been released.  But Beasts Of No Nation took a different path: the first original feature film from Netflix, subscribers can watch it now.  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, checked out what could prove to be a ground breaker.

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This Week’s Movie News On Talking Pictures

Sep 04 2015

Owen Wilson’s in the hot seat for The Big Interview on this week’s Talking Pictures, from London Mums’ very own film critic, Freda Cooper.  And his action hero credentials in new release No Escape are under scrutiny as well.  Also in cinemas is the Brazilian comedy/drama, The Second Mother, and one of the up-coming trio of films about the notorious Kray twins, The Krays:Kill Order.

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Future Films Heads Up: London Film Festival Preview

Sep 02 2015

238 feature films, including 16 world premieres and 8 international premieres, another 182 shorts, interviews, Qs and As, red carpets, flashing cameras …… it all adds up to one thing. The 59th BFI London Film Festival, which runs from Wednesday, 7th to Sunday, 18th October 2015. But with so many films, how do you choose what to see? Easy! London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, does it for you!

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Future Films Heads Up: London Film Festival for families

Sep 17 2014

Red carpets, camera crews, photographers, celebs …… they’re all on their way to London for this year’s London Film Festival, which runs from Wednesday, 8th to Sunday, 19th October 2014.  The big films have been announced – The Imitation Game, Mr Turner, Fury and Foxcatcher among them – and the likes of Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Steve Carrel are all expected to tread that red carpet.

So film fans will be in their element. But what if you’re looking for something more family orientated?

The good news is that the London Film Festival has a special strand dedicated to family movies, completed with a Family Gala screening.

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