REVIEW: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

This sequel to the 2014 film feels as though it has a stronger narrative, while ensuring that there is still plenty of acton. It is always difficult to do a sequel to a story which seems to have reached its natural conclusion in the first film and it would be easy to be sceptical about… Read More

REVIEW: Can You Keep a Secret?

This charming romantic comedy based on the book by Sophie Kinsella is an easygoing and enjoyable watch. What makes Sophie Kinsella’s books such as Confessions of a Shopaholic so appealing is that the central character is always likeable and relatable – which is very much the case in this film adaptation of Can You Keep… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces BFI Japan 2020: Over 100 Years of Japanese Cinema

The BFI has today announced highlights of BFI Japan 2020, a major celebration of Japanese cinema set to launch on the 11th May. Having originally scheduled to run in venues across the UK from May – September 2020, this newly announced six month season will include the programming of nine e new online collections of… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 26th April

Here’s a guide to a few of the most popular reads on LLLC this week… Review of One Voice by Siobhan Dillon: we listened to the gorgeous new album from the West End star, for which the proceeds are going towards Breast Cancer Haven charity. It is well worth a listen if you are looking… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Book to Film Adaptations

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite book to film adaptations… Sense and Sensibility: this surprisingly faithful adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved story was transformed into a film with the help of Emma Thompson’s screenplay for which she went on to win an Oscar for. The film retains the spirit and… Read More

First Time Watching..Moana

This is a fabulous Polynesian adventure with a truly remarkable, brave and memorable heroine at its centre. Just one of many films that I have been meaning to watch is this colourful and inspiring story of one teenage girl’s fight to save the island where she lives from destruction – with the help of demigod… Read More

First Time Watching…Coco

This is an immensely clever and heartwarming adventure and is certainly one of the best Pixar films to be released in years. What a wonderful, clever and vibrant film this is. I missed out on seeing this in the cinema when it was released and has taken all this time for me to finally see… Read More

Happy Birthday Love London Love Culture!

It’s been five years since LLLC first started and to celebrate, here’s a guide to some of Emma Clarendon’s favourite reviews, interviews and other features over the last few years! Going to a screening of Mary Poppins Returns: as a huge Disney fan this was a real treat of a day. Not only getting an… Read More

Re-Watching…Funny Face

This 1957 film starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire is as gorgeously romantic as it is a loving tribute to the world of fashion. From capturing the sights of Paris to the timeless songs of George and Ira Gershwin, this gorgeous sounding and looking musical is a wistful and classic Hollywood musical with a high… Read More

NEWS: Love Never Dies Announced as Next Production in The Shows Must Go On Series

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to The Phantom of the Opera will be streamed via The Shows Must Go On Youtube channel. It has been confirmed that the next Andrew Lloyd Webber musical to be made available online is the Australian production of Love Never Dies, launching on the 24th April at 7pm. The production, directed… Read More