Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 21st March 2021

Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads of the week including the best interviews and reviews that we have shared this week… Interview with Newtion Matthews: in one of our favourite interviews of the year so far, the actor chatted to us about starring in Dean Johnson’s filmed production of the musical… Read More

REVIEW: Raya and the Last Dragon, Disney Plus

Combining fantastic visuals with a magical and adventurous story – this is a wonderful, action packed film. Disney is certainly gives us some strong female characters to get behind in this colourful fantasy-action film that has visual effects that impressively make the audience feel as though they are on Raya’s adventure as well. The story… Read More

REVIEW: Firebird, BFI Flare Festival

This moving and romantic film about forbidden love set at the height of the Cold War will have a mass appeal to a wide range of audiences. Heartbreaking, romantic and dramatic are three words that automatically spring to mind as this film comes its conclusion in a emotional way. Written by director Peeter Rebane and… Read More

REVIEW: My First Summer, BFI Flare Festival

This beautiful film filled with dreamlike imagery is a real little gem to watch unfold. Written and directed by Katie Found, this gorgeously tender and heartfelt film deals with sensitive issues surrounding mental health and suicide in a completely absorbing way. Sixteen year old Claudia (Markella Kavenagh) is struggling to cope in the aftermath of… Read More

NEWS: New Trailers Released For In The Heights

Two new trailers for the highly anticipated film adaptation of the musical have been released. Set for release in the UK on the 25th June, two new trailers have been unveiled to give people a new look at the upcoming musical film, based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical. Directed by Jon M. Chu, the musical features… Read More

REVIEW: Jump, Darling, BFI Flare Festival

This heartwarming, funny and endearing film features two wonderful central performances. Written and directed by Phil Connell, Jump,Darling is an understated film that shows the importance of family relationships and family history in helping to make decisions about the way life takes you. Engaging and funny, the film follows Russell (Thomas Duplessie) who is at… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Film Picks 2021

While cinemas are still shut, Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon picks some of the films that she is most looking forward to seeing when they do open again…. Cruella: this new villain origin story from Disney certainly looks as though its going to be a dark and grown up film, with Emma Stone taking… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 28th February 2021

Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads of the week including reviews of new musicals and new online adventures… Review of Gatsby: A Musical,Cadogan Hall: this online revival of the musical based on the classic story is only available to watch this weekend – and what a glorious thing it was. The… Read More

NEWS: Meryl Streep to Star in Places, Please

The film is being described as a ‘love letter to Broadway’ and is set to begin filming this Summer. Following on from her performance in the Netflix adaptation of the musical The Prom, it has been announced that Meryl Streep is set to star in the upcoming film Places, Please. Directed by Tony and Pulitzer… Read More

NEWS: Oscar Winning Film Spirited Away to be Adapted for the Stage

It has been announced that the Studio Ghibli film will premiere in Tokyo next year. Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 film is to be transformed into a stage production, opening at Tokyo’s  Imperial Theatre from February 2022. Having won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 75th Academy Awards, Spirited Away follows the story of Chihiro… Read More