Posts Tagged ‘Tom Hooper’

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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