Posts Tagged ‘Maggie Smith’

Film Awards: BAFTA Predictions

Feb 10 2016

The 2016 awards season seems to have been going on for ever, but the end is in sight. The Oscars take place at the end of the month, but first come the BAFTAs, on Sunday evening. London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, gets out her crystal ball to find out who’ll be feeling the love on Valentine’s Day – and who’ll be left out on the cold.

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Kate Winslet talks Steve Jobs on this week’s Talking Pictures

Nov 14 2015
Kate Winslet

The stars are out in force for this week’s Talking Pictures, your essential guide to the movies from London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper.

There’s Maggie Smith on her latest film, The Lady In The Van, and Michael Fassbender on playing the title role in Steve Jobs.  His co-star, Kate Winslet, answers the questions in The Big Interview and both films are released this week.

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Film Review: The Lady In The Van

Oct 21 2015

Alan Bennett’s career is remarkable.  An academic who was an overnight success after appearing in Beyond The Fringe, he became a playwright, screenwriter, author and actor.  And a national treasure.  His plays, The History Boys and The Madness of George III, both made it to the big screen, and now comes the third, The Lady In The Van.   London Mums’ film critic Freda Cooper had an early viewing at the London Film Festival, before it goes on general release next month.

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