REVIEW: Munich: The Edge of War, Netflix

This film set around the infamous Munich Agreement of 1938 and based on the novel by Robert Harris is fascinating to watch – even if it feels sluggish and heavy going in places. While we are all of aware of how World War II was declared in 1939 – what about the events in year… Read More

NEWS: Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle Gets UK & Ireland Cinema Release Date

It has been confirmed that the film, inspired by the classic story Beauty and the Beast,will be released in UK and Ireland cinemas next month. Anime Limited have announced that Mamoru Hosoda’s (MIRAI, Wolf Children) latest film is set to be released in cinemas in the UK and Ireland on the 4th February 2022. Suzu is a… Read More

NEWS: Palme d’Or Winning Titane to Be Released Digitally Next Month

It has been announced that Julia Ducournau’s film will have a digital release on the 7th February. It has been announced that Julia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or winning film will be available to watch through ​​Altitude.film and other digital platforms from the 7th February. With a titanium plate surgically fused to her skull following a car crash… Read More

Review Round Up: Nightmare Alley

We round up the reviews for Guillermo del Toro’s latest film based on William Lindsay Gresham’s 1946 novel. The Guardian: **** “This film has a horribly ingenious premise and there is something chilling in the central concept: Stan’s mind-reading spiritualist routine, though deeply dishonest, is in fact founded on a set of truths about human… Read More

Review Round Up: Belfast

We round up the reviews for Kenneth Branagh’s latest film out now in cinemas… The Guardian: ***** “There is a terrific warmth and tenderness to Kenneth Branagh’s elegiac, autobiographical movie about the Belfast of his childhood: spryly written, beautifully acted and shot in a lustrous monochrome, with set pieces, madeleines and epiphanies that feel like… Read More

NEWS: Rooney Mara Set to Star as Audrey Hepburn in New Biopic

The new film about the beloved film actress and humanitarian is set to be directed by Luca Guadagnino. It has been announced that the Oscar nominated (for her performance in Todd Haynes’s romance Carol) actress Rooney Mara is set to play Audrey Hepburn in a new film about the actress, written by Michael Mitnick. Directed… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Film Picks for 2022

Emma Clarendon selects some of the films she is most looking forward to seeing this year… Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore – it is definitely no secret that I love all things Harry Potter and to see the magical world to have been expanded into the Fantastic Beasts series has been a real joy… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Films 2021

Emma Clarendon takes a look back at some of her favourite films to have been released in 2021… Spencer: while I was initially sceptical about the need for a film about Princess Diana, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by Pablo Larraín’s film. Having previously directed Jackie (about of course the former First… Read More

First Impressions of….Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

The latest film in the series is set to be released in UK cinemas on the 8th April. I mean this is certainly the year for Harry Potter fans – what with the some of the cast and production team reuniting for a special 20th anniversary special marking the anniversary of Harry Potter and the… Read More

Review Round Up: The Tragedy of Macbeth

We round up the reviews for Joel Cohen’s new film, set to be released in cinemas on the 26th December and through Apple TV+ on the 14th January. The Guardian: ***** “With Shakespeare’s text cut right back, it’s a version that brings us back to the language by framing the drama in theatrical, stylised ways:… Read More