Review Round Up: Ocean’s 8

This spin-off from the Ocean’s 11 films, features an all-star cast including Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock and Helena Bonham Carter. But what have the critics made of it?  The Guardian: ** “Where, in fact, was the dramatic interest? Nowhere. It just blandly settles on a note of sentimental self-congratulation and unruffled triumph. A group-hug of… Read More

Review Round Up: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The pesky dinosaurs are back causing more havoc in this latest film in the Jurassic Park series – but is the series heading for extinction? Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews:  The Guardian: ** “JA Bayona’s adventure boasts some passable set pieces, but the plot is contrived, the characters fatigued, the cliches… Read More

NEWS: Nominations for The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2018 Announced

The nominations for this years The South Bank Sky Arts Awards have been confirmed, celebrating the wide range of creative talent in the arts.  Now in its 22nd year, The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2018 winners will be announced at a ceremony at The Savoy Hotel on Sunday 1st July to celebrate the best… Read More

PREVIEW: Flying the Nest

Árni Ásgeirsson directs this latest animated film about the importance of friendship and having faith in your abilities.  After an attack by the formidable falcon Shadow, the numbers in a flock of Plover are vastly depleted whilst migrating back to their homeland. However, when all hope seems to be lost, beauty emerges in the form… Read More

Review Round Up: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard directs this latest Star Wars spin off focusing on Han Solo – but how has it been going down with critics?  The Guardian: **** ” With Howard at the controls, the movie is a fun-fuelled entertainment.” What Culture.com: “It’s unfortunate to report that Solo: A Star Wars Story suffers from being overwhelmingly dull. The… Read More

REVIEW: The Little Vampire

Based on the children’s book by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg and the 2000 live action film, this animated version has its own charm but lacks in solid character development.  There is no denying that this film will not probably change the world for the better – but it is still pleasantly entertaining nevertheless with its gentle humour as… Read More

Review Round Up: On Chesil Beach

Saorise Ronan and Billy Howle star in this adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel. Here, Love London Love Culture round up the reviews…  The Guardian: *** “The movie is a muted elegy to emotional waste.” The Independent: **** “Director Dominic Cooke (best known for his work at the National Theatre and the Royal Court) has an… Read More

REVIEW: An American in Paris (Cinema Screening), The Hospital Club

Following a recent run in the West End at the Dominion Theatre, hit musical An American in Paris arrives on the big screen next week.  This charming, lavish musical, scripted by Craig Lucas and inspired by the Oscar-winning film starring Gene Kelly, tells the tale of hope, love and achieving your dreams in a post-war… Read More

REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert, Royal Albert Hall

Harry Potter’s second adventure, featuring the instantly recognisable score composed by John Williams, is given new depth thanks to the performances of the English Chamber Choir and BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Justin Freer.  The Harry Potter fans were certainly out in force for last night’s performance of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets… Read More

Interview with… Anna Danshina

The actress spoke to Love London Love Culture about her role in the upcoming film The Bromley Boys, starring alongside the likes of Jamie Foreman, Martine McCutcheon and Alan Davies. Hi Anna thanks so much for talking to Love London Love Culture. Could  you tell me more about what The Bromley Boys is all about? The Bromley Boys… Read More