Posts Tagged ‘Suffragette’

Talking Pictures: charming Channing Tatum dances!

Mar 04 2016

If you saw Magic Mike, you’ll know that Channing Tatum always had the moves. Now he’s taken to tap dancing in his latest film, Hail, Caesar!, and he’s talking about it on the latest edition of Talking Pictures. You’ll have to see the film to find out if he cuts it as a hoofer.

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London celebrates the Suffragettes

Oct 20 2015

Amid public controversy, the release of the wonderful Suffragette movie has stimulated mass curiosity for the historical events behind the Suffragettes movement led by Lady Emmeline Pankhurst and more generally for women’s fight for equality. This is a topic that has always interested me personally and I am happy to have finally found a book that has all the answers to my questions, March Women March by Lucinda Hawksley. This is a very inspiring story told in a modern way that allows us to enjoy important historical facts in a way that we have never experienced before. Considering it is filled with details, names and dates, it is really a very pleasant read. To celebrate the launch of Suffragette, Conrad London St. James is offering a rare and wonderful opportunity to meet with and listen to Lucinda Hawksley and special guest Dr. Helen Pankhurst on Thursday 29th October 2015 at 6pm. 

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Film Review: Beasts Of No Nation

Oct 19 2015

Some of this year’s London Film Festival’s line-up made a quick sprint from the red carpet to cinemas nationwide.  Suffragette, The Program and The Lobster have all been released.  But Beasts Of No Nation took a different path: the first original feature film from Netflix, subscribers can watch it now.  London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, checked out what could prove to be a ground breaker.

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Meryl Streep talks equality at Suffragette press conference

Oct 11 2015

Before Suffragette officially opened the London Film Festival on Wednesday night  – and demonstrators invaded the red carpet in a move that would probably have had the original suffragettes cheering – London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, raced across town from the official media screening to the film’s press conference.  All to be in the presence of a screen legend.

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Future Films Heads Up: London Film Festival Preview

Sep 02 2015

238 feature films, including 16 world premieres and 8 international premieres, another 182 shorts, interviews, Qs and As, red carpets, flashing cameras …… it all adds up to one thing. The 59th BFI London Film Festival, which runs from Wednesday, 7th to Sunday, 18th October 2015. But with so many films, how do you choose what to see? Easy! London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, does it for you!

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