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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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Film Review: Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Apr 22 2015

Blockbusters will rule at the cinema this summer.  I’ll be previewing them for London Mums in a few weeks’ time but, in the meantime, warm up acts don’t come much bigger than this – Avengers: Age Of Ultron.  It opens this Thursday, 23 April 2015, certificate 12A.

After being at the helm for both this and the first film in the Marvel series, Avengers Assemble (2012), director and writer Joss Whedon has announced he’s stepping away from the franchise.  The next two instalments – Avengers:Infinity War, parts 1 and 2, due in 2018 and 2019, will be in the hands of Anthony and Joe Russo, who also directed Captain America:The Winter Soldier (2014). Having built his reputation on the Avengers, is Whedon going out with a bang?  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, straps herself in ……..

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Film review: Chef

Jun 23 2014

Time for the grown-ups to go to the movies.  Book the baby sitter, the table at your favourite eating house and the tickets for your local flix.  Chef is in town!

Make sure that you visit the restaurant before you see it though, because this is a film about great food and Twitter.  The last thing you should do is see it on an empty stomach! The food, from a whole new menu to a more down-to-earth Cubano, is so mouthwatering you can almost smell it.  The film isn’t far behind.

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