Posts Tagged ‘The Lady In The Van’

Talking Pictures: Kung Fu Panda’s kickin’ it!

Mar 12 2016

Kung Fu Panda 3, the latest adventures of cuddly martial arts panda Po, arrived on the big screen this week and is in the spotlight on the latest edition of Talking Pictures. And Oscar winning actor, J K Simmons, is in the hot seat for this week’s Big Interview, talking about voicing the film’s villain, the evil Kai.

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Film Awards: BAFTA Predictions

Feb 10 2016

The 2016 awards season seems to have been going on for ever, but the end is in sight. The Oscars take place at the end of the month, but first come the BAFTAs, on Sunday evening. London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, gets out her crystal ball to find out who’ll be feeling the love on Valentine’s Day – and who’ll be left out on the cold.

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Kate Winslet talks Steve Jobs on this week’s Talking Pictures

Nov 14 2015
Kate Winslet

The stars are out in force for this week’s Talking Pictures, your essential guide to the movies from London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper.

There’s Maggie Smith on her latest film, The Lady In The Van, and Michael Fassbender on playing the title role in Steve Jobs.  His co-star, Kate Winslet, answers the questions in The Big Interview and both films are released this week.

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Film Review: The Lady In The Van

Oct 21 2015

Alan Bennett’s career is remarkable.  An academic who was an overnight success after appearing in Beyond The Fringe, he became a playwright, screenwriter, author and actor.  And a national treasure.  His plays, The History Boys and The Madness of George III, both made it to the big screen, and now comes the third, The Lady In The Van.   London Mums’ film critic Freda Cooper had an early viewing at the London Film Festival, before it goes on general release next month.

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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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