Posts Tagged ‘Trumbo’

Talking Pictures: Helen Mirren on Trumbo

Jun 28 2016

A real life Dame graces the hot seat for The Big Interview in the latest edition of Talking Pictures.  With the Oscar-nominated Trumbo out on DVD, Helen Mirren talks about her role in the movie, as well as Hollywood in the ’50s.

New releases in the spotlight are animation The Secret Life Of Pets and the bittersweet British tragi-comedy, Adult Life Skills.  And London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, casts her eye over the other new DVDs, steamy drama A Bigger Splash and documentary, I Am Belfast.

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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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2016 Film Preview

Dec 30 2015

For film fans, January and February are the best time of the year. And the worst. The awards season means that there’s a glut of good films released over those two months to make sure they’re in contention. And it also means trying to squeeze in as many cinema visits as possible over just a couple of months.

Except that 2016 might be slightly different. Some of the titles tipped as contenders were released months ago: Inside Out in July and Carol more recently in November. Which means that the start of the year could be a little less fraught than usual. As for the films themselves, London Mums’ resident film critic, Freda Cooper, takes a look ahead and picks the must-sees. 

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