Re-watching…Charade

Mystery, comedy, romance with plenty of twists, this film is pure escapism. This sleek and immensely enjoyable film from Singin’ in the Rain director Stanley Donen is one of those that you can happily immerse yourself in time and time again. This is partly down to its sense of playfulness, the number of twists and… Read More

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REVIEW: Lady and the Tramp

This heartwarming take on the original 1955 animation has plenty to recommend it but just like the character Tramp – slightly rough around the edges. Over the last few years Disney has been on a serious attempt to reimagine their classic animated films in new ways to reflect the changing society – with some being… Read More

NEWS: Latest Upcoming Film Releases Announced

With everywhere on lockdown, here’s a guide to some of the films that will be available to download or buy on DVD or Blu-ray soon… Jumanji: The Next Level: set for release on download from the 4th April, this sequel to the 2017 reboot sees the likes of Dwayne Johnson,Jack Black and Kevin Hart all… Read More

REVIEW: Oklahoma!, National Theatre (1998)

Broadway HD streamed Trevor Nunn’s production for free this weekend. Given Trevor Nunn’s recent success with his exquisite production of Fiddler on the Roof , I was particularly curious to see how his 1998 production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! would match up. I was not disappointed. This lavish and lively production is wonderfully rustic… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Mother’s Day Film Picks

If you are able under the current circumstances to spend today with your mum – here’s a few good films to sit and watch with her…. Bridget Jones’s Diary: while Bridget’s mum may come across as slightly overbearing at times there’s no denying that she always has Bridget’s best interests at heart. This is particularly… Read More

Opinion: Love London Love Culture

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon discusses the devastation and impact that the coronavirus is currently having… It is hard to believe that we are in this situation. Places heading onto lockdown, people having to work from home and a shameful amount of stockpiling of food and other essentials. While of course most of our… Read More

NEWS: Backyard Cinema Announces Paradise City

The new themed cinematic experience will launch at Capital Studios in Wandsworth on the 16th April. Backyard Cinema has unveiled details of its upcoming cinema experience at its permanent home in Capitol Studios, launching in time for Summer. On arrival, guests must discover a secret entrance deep within a hidden laundrette, before finding their way… Read More

Review Round Up: Misbehaviour

We round up the reviews for this new comedy based on the true story of what happened at the 1970 Miss World Pageant. The Guardian: **** “Misbehaviour is not a #MeToo film as such, or only indirectly – it does not allude to the kind of abuse that has been rife in beauty pageants, and the… Read More

First Impressions…The Secret Garden

This new version based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s popular novel is set for release in cinemas next month. In the dark times that we currently live in, this is a great story to help to reinvigorate our lives with a bit of hope. While some perhaps feel that a fourth version of this story on… Read More

Review Round Up: Onward

We round up the reviews for Pixar’s latest release featuring the voices of Chris Pratt and Tom Holland. The Guardian: *** “There’s a fair bit of wit and fun, and some tender moments, although the attitude towards death isn’t nearly as radically powerful as it was in the 2017 Pixar/Disney classic Coco.”   The New York… Read More