Posts Tagged ‘The Revenant’

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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Film Review: Room

Jan 18 2016
Room

In a week packed with big new releases at the cinema – The Revenant and Creed among them – one of the smaller ones is making a big impression. Just arrived in cinemas, Lenny Abrahamson’s Room, certificate 15, has already won a Golden Globe for its star, Brie Larson, and is nominated in several BAFTA and Oscar categories.  All for a film that’s set in a 10 foot by 10 foot world.

London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, gives her verdict on a film where parent/child relationships are less than sugar-coated.

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Talking Pictures: Leonardo Di Caprio And An Awards Special!

Jan 17 2016
Leonardo Di Caprio

There’s a double helping this week of Talking Pictures, your essential guide to the movies from London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper.

The latest edition of the show is packed with the week’s big releases at the cinema, including The Revenant. And the film’s star, Leonardo Di Caprio, escapes the wilderness to take up the hot seat for The Big Interview. Also in the spotlight are Room and boxing drama Creed – or, as some people are calling it, Rocky VII!

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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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