Posts Tagged ‘Michael Shannon’

Talking Pictures: Michael Shannon takes the Midnight Special

Apr 09 2016

Join Michael Shannon on the Midnight Special on this week’s Talking Pictures as he talks about his latest film in The Big Interview.  It’s out now and London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, puts the film in the spotlight, along with the week’s other new releases.  There’s Scandi-noir thriller, The Absent One, as well as documentary, I Am Belfast.

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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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This Week’s Movie News From Talking Pictures

Sep 28 2015

It’s smaller films to the fore on this week’s Talking Pictures, which is out  now!  There isn’t a blockbuster in sight, but you’ll be able to find the new releases in London cinemas.

Out this week is Life, which traces a couple of months in the life of cinema icon, James Dean.  Michael Shannon is the estate agent you love to hate in recession-set 99 Homes, and there’s emotional drama Mia Madre.  On DVD, Samuel L Jackson stars as the US President in Big Game and there’s hard hitting British coming of age movie, The Goob.

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