Posts Tagged ‘Talking Pictures’

Talking Pictures: The Jungle Book Swings In!

Apr 15 2016

It’s an amazing week at the cinema – and on Talking Pictures!  London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, takes a look at Disney’s live action version of  The Jungle Book and its director Jon Favreau talks about re-making a classic in The Big Interview.  Military thriller Eye In The Sky is also out and Helen Mirren pays tribute her co-star, Alan Rickman.

The DVD line-up includes David Lean’s The Sound Barrier, released in 1952 but on DVD for the very first time, and Tim Roth as a home care nurse in Chronic.

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Talking Pictures: Julianne Moore on Freeheld

Feb 19 2016

An Oscar winner graces The Big Interview hot seat in the new edition of Talking Pictures. Julianne Moore (above), who won Best Actress last year for Still Alice, talks about her latest film, Freeheld. Released in cinemas and online on Friday, 19 February, it’s based on the true story about an equal rights campaign that changed American law.

London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, also takes a look at new release Chronic, which stars Tim Roth as a dedicated home care nurse. And, on DVD, Ben Foster plays the disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong in The Program.

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Talking Pictures: Bryan Cranston Talks About Trumbo

Feb 05 2016

There’s an international flavour to the new edition of Talking Pictures, your essential guide to the movies from London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper.

1950s Hollywood drama, Trumbo, leads the pack, with its Oscar-nominated star, Bryan Cranston, in the Big Interview hot seat to talk about the film. There’s family movies Goosebumps and Dad’s Army, along with Japanese offering Miss Hokusai and Rams, from Iceland.

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Talking Pictures: Samuel L Jackson on The Hateful Eight

Jan 10 2016

Talking Pictures’ first big interview of 2016 doesn’t get much bigger! It’s with Samuel L Jackson, who stars in Quentin Tarantino’s new epic western, The Hateful Eight. London Mums’ very own film critic, Freda Cooper, also takes a look at the movie, alongside Partisan, an indie film from Australia.

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Film Review: Grandma

Dec 08 2015

What’s your idea of a grandmother?  A grey haired lady who bakes great cakes and crochets in the evening?  If it is, prepare to have it completely overturned by a new comedy, released in cinemas this Friday, 11 December.  Because there’s never been a Grandma quite like Lily Tomlin, as London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, discovered ……

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