Posts Tagged ‘Sandra Bullock’

Film Review: Hot Pursuit

Aug 01 2015

The female buddy movie. It’s a tried and tested formula, from classics like Thelma and Louise (1991, believe it or not) to more recent variations, like the Sandra Bullock/Melissa McCarthy vehicle The Heat. So where does Hot Pursuit, currently in cinemas certificate 12A, fit in? London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper – she’s not related to one of the characters! – hitches a ride …..

About Freda Cooper

Film critic and radio presenter Freda Cooper has been a movie fan all her life - the best qualification for the job! A contributor to a number of film websites, she also presents her weekly podcast, Talking Pictures, a finalist in the UK Podcasters Awards. Her movie blog, formerly The Coops Review, is now also called Talking Pictures, and was shortlisted at this year's UK Blog Awards. And you can hear her film reviews every Friday morning on BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex!

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Film Review: Minions

Jun 24 2015

The holidays may not start for another couple of weeks, but it’s summer already at the cinema and the first of the family blockbusters has arrived. Minions, which is released on Friday, 26 June, certificate U, puts Gru’s little yellow helpers from the Despicable Me series well and truly in the spotlight. But how will they fare without their dastardly master? Banana in hand, London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, follows their odyssey.

About Freda Cooper

Film critic and radio presenter Freda Cooper has been a movie fan all her life - the best qualification for the job! A contributor to a number of film websites, she also presents her weekly podcast, Talking Pictures, a finalist in the UK Podcasters Awards. Her movie blog, formerly The Coops Review, is now also called Talking Pictures, and was shortlisted at this year's UK Blog Awards. And you can hear her film reviews every Friday morning on BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex!

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Future Films Heads Up: Summer Movie Preview

Jun 18 2015

It may not be official yet, but 2015 is The Year Of The Blockbuster. Think of what we’ve had so far this year: a glut of films from Disney, including Big Hero 6 and Avengers:Age Of Ultron, the latest in the Divergent series, The Insurgent, one for the grown-ups in the shape of Mad Max:Fury Road and Jurassic World is settling in for the long haul in cinemas.

So what’s lined up for this summer? London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, makes her pick – blockbusters and otherwise.

About Freda Cooper

Film critic and radio presenter Freda Cooper has been a movie fan all her life - the best qualification for the job! A contributor to a number of film websites, she also presents her weekly podcast, Talking Pictures, a finalist in the UK Podcasters Awards. Her movie blog, formerly The Coops Review, is now also called Talking Pictures, and was shortlisted at this year's UK Blog Awards. And you can hear her film reviews every Friday morning on BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex!

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