Posts Tagged ‘The Danish Girl’

Talking Pictures: Tom Hanks In The Desert

May 21 2016

After Desert Island Discs, Tom Hanks is in the desert in his latest film, A Hologram For The King.  The film’s reviewed on the latest edition of Talking Pictures and its star is in the hot seat for The Big Interview.

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Film Awards: Oscars 2016 results

Feb 29 2016

In the wee small hours of this morning, it looked like the Oscars ceremony was going to be a re-run of the BAFTAs. But, despite her predictions for the winners, London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, was hoping for a surprise or two. There’s a saying about being careful what you wish for …….. 

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Film awards: Oscar predictions

Feb 25 2016

Just two weeks after the BAFTAs, it’s the culmination of the awards season – the Oscars. Past years have seen them follow the form book to the letter. Are we in for more of the same? Or could there be a surprise or two? London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, makes her predictions.

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Talking Pictures: Double Bill with Chris Hemsworth and Alicia Vikander

Jan 04 2016

Catch up with the world of the movies, courtesy of a holiday double helping of Talking Pictures, with London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper.

The Christmas edition reviews Daddy’s Home, the new comedy with Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, as well as Ron Howard’s In The Heart Of The Sea. And the film’s star, Chris Hemsworth, talks about making the movie – and THAT weight loss – in The Big Interview. On DVD, it’s British gangster movie North V South and the Talking Pictures Top Film of 2015 is revealed with a flourish.

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Film Review: The Danish Girl

Dec 31 2015

Director Tom Hooper has a habit of making films that attract awards. Remember The King’s Speech? Who could forget it…. Then came his version of Les Miserables. His third offering, released on New Year’s Day, is The Danish Girl and, once again, it looks like Oscar bait. Its star, Eddie Redmayne, won all the big Best Actor gongs last year. London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, wanted to see if a double whammy was on the cards.

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