Posts Tagged ‘Steve Carell’

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. 

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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