REVIEW: A Christmas Carol

This new film version of the classic story beautifully combines film, music, dance and theatre to come across as a celebration of the arts as much as Christmas. Offering a new adaptation of a beloved classic story effectively to highlight a new perspective can be terribly difficult. But this gorgeous new take on A Christmas… Read More

REVIEW: Dolly Parton’s Christmas On the Square, Netflix

This cosy if overblown new Christmas musical is filled with decent songs – but lack of character and effective plot development let it down. For anyone looking for a genuinely corny but well intentioned film that throws a whole range of ideas into the plot then you could do worse than to take a look… Read More

NEWS: Release Date for The Prom Netflix Film Cast Recording Announced

The film adaptation based on the Broadway musical is heading to Netflix from the 11th December. It has been announced the album cast recording of The Prom, Ryan Murphy’s new film based on the musical will be available digitally from the 4th December and as a CD from the 18th December. The news comes as… Read More

REVIEW: Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Adventure, Netflix

Netflix’s new festive family film beautifully combines a Victorian style set up with contemporary music and heartwarming story to make a new favourite Christmas film. Magic. Check. Imaginative toy inventions. Check. A heartwarming story. Check. There’s no denying that Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a wonderful family friendly musical that captures the audience’s imagination… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Contemporary Romantic Comedies

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite romantic comedy films from 2000 to the present day…. Laws of Attraction (2004): starring Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore, this gentle romantic comedy of two lawyers battling it out has plenty laughs and charm. The small cast also offer some brilliant characterisations that fill… Read More

NEWS: Release of A Christmas Carol Delayed

Frith Street Films have confirmed that their new film adaptation of the festive story which was set for release on 27th November will now be showing in theatres and cinemas from 4th December.  Directed by sibling directors Jacqui Morris and David Morris, it has also been confirmed that the film will not be released digitally in order to support venues… Read More

NEWS: Pop Up Screens Announces Dates for Cinema in the Snow

The company’s Cinema in the Snow experience returns for its sixth year in a new home based in Peckham. The independent cinema’s festive offering will return once more from the 2nd December, opening at its new home in Peckham at Copeland Park and Bussey Building. Having had to adjust the dates due to the COVID-19… Read More

NEWS: First Single From Netflix Adaptation of The Prom Released

Sony Masterworks has released Tonight Belongs to You, the first single from Netflix’s upcoming big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical The Prom. Directed by Ryan Murphy (Glee,Hollywood), the film adaptation of Bob Martin, Chad Beguelin, and Matthew Sklar’s musical will be heading to Netflix on the 11th December. Having made its debut in the film’s teaser trailer, Tonight Belongs… Read More

Review Round Up: The Witches

We round up the reviews for Warner Bros’ new film based on Roald Dahl’s story. Empire: *** “Kicky and colourful, it ushers in its titular characters with elan, but ultimately is somewhat lacking in the frights department. And while it hits all the lurid beats of Dahl’s tale, it fails to add much of its… Read More

NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe to Reopen for Open-Air Film Screenings

The Globe Theatre is set to reopen from the 13th to the 15th November for a weekend of socially distanced, open-air film screenings. Audiences are invited to wrap up warm as they attend Shakespeare on Screen, a series of eight films inspired by Shakespeare, from the unique Playhouse that inspired him. Films include The Lion King, West Side Story, and… Read More