Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’

Film Awards: Oscars 2016 results

Feb 29 2016

In the wee small hours of this morning, it looked like the Oscars ceremony was going to be a re-run of the BAFTAs. But, despite her predictions for the winners, London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, was hoping for a surprise or two. There’s a saying about being careful what you wish for …….. 

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Talking Pictures: Oscar Predictions

Feb 26 2016

It’s a red carpet line up on this week’s Talking Pictures!

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in The Big Interview hot seat to talk about his latest film, Secret In Their Eyes. And, as well as reviewing the film, London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, casts a critical eye over new releases The Forest and The Benefactor. 007 arrives on DVD in Spectre, as does Robert Redford in the more leisurely A Walk In The Woods. And there’s the latest top five at the British box office.

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Film awards: Oscar predictions

Feb 25 2016

Just two weeks after the BAFTAs, it’s the culmination of the awards season – the Oscars. Past years have seen them follow the form book to the letter. Are we in for more of the same? Or could there be a surprise or two? London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, makes her predictions.

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Talking Pictures: Leonardo Di Caprio And An Awards Special!

Jan 17 2016
Leonardo Di Caprio

There’s a double helping this week of Talking Pictures, your essential guide to the movies from London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper.

The latest edition of the show is packed with the week’s big releases at the cinema, including The Revenant. And the film’s star, Leonardo Di Caprio, escapes the wilderness to take up the hot seat for The Big Interview. Also in the spotlight are Room and boxing drama Creed – or, as some people are calling it, Rocky VII!

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2016 Film Preview

Dec 30 2015

For film fans, January and February are the best time of the year. And the worst. The awards season means that there’s a glut of good films released over those two months to make sure they’re in contention. And it also means trying to squeeze in as many cinema visits as possible over just a couple of months.

Except that 2016 might be slightly different. Some of the titles tipped as contenders were released months ago: Inside Out in July and Carol more recently in November. Which means that the start of the year could be a little less fraught than usual. As for the films themselves, London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, takes a look ahead and picks the must-sees. 

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