First Impressions…The Prom

Netflix’s film adaptation of the musical is set to hit our screens from the 11th December. The first trailer has been released and here’s a few thoughts from it… It is always a tricky business trying to adapt a massively popular musical to the big screen as we have seen in recent years, so it… Read More

NEWS: Nova Cinema announces Special Halloween Events

The new cinema in Woking has confirmed details of a special day of marking Halloween on the 31st October. To celebrate Halloween, the newly launched cinema has announced a day filled with themed activities and special screenings for audiences of all ages. Events include a Nova Kids screening of an animated version of the kookiest… Read More

Review Round Up: The Secret Garden

Find out what critics have had to say about this new version of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic story. The Guardian: ** “Mary is played by 14-year-old Dixie Egerickx, and she does bring the right kind of ingenuous, tomboyish confidence and innocent boldness – the way I imagine Lucy Pevensie from the Narnia stories.” Tatler: **… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Must See Stage to Film Adaptations

Theatre can prove to be a huge influence on Hollywood and the films they produce – here’s a five of the must-see ones to watch. Arsenic and Old Lace: written in 1939 by Joseph Kesselring, this hilarious black comedy opened on Broadway in 1941 and played 1.444 performances. It was then transformed for cinema in… Read More

Review Round Up: Rebecca

Ben Wheatley directs this new version based on the Daphne du Maurier story, starring Armie Hammer and Lily James.   The Guardian: ** “Rebecca 2.0 is sometimes quite enjoyable in all its silliness and campiness and brassiness, and in some ways, gets closer to the narrative shape of the original novel than the Hitchcock film,… Read More

NEWS: UK Release Date Announced for The Human Voice

Pedro Almodóvar‘s short film is set to be released in cinemas from the 7th November with a special event screening. The film will be followed by a pre-recorded Q&A with Almodóvar and Swinton hosted by film critic Mark Kermode. It will then have repeat screenings from the 8th November. Madness and melancholy intersect to thrilling effect… Read More

REVIEW: Enola Holmes, Netflix

This new Holmes adventure focusing on Sherlock’s younger sister is filled with plenty of mysteries and puzzles to be solved.  Based on Nancy Springer’s series of young adult novels focusing on the aspiring detective, what starts off as Enola simply looking for her mother who has disappeared turns into something more dangerous as she attempts… Read More

NEWS: Martin Freeman and Carey Mulligan to Star in A Christmas Carol

The new film of the Christmas classic will be released in cinemas and head to selected theatres from the 20th November. It has been announced that a new adaptation of A Christmas Carol will be heading to cinemas and select theatres nationwide from November 20th. Directed by Sibling directors Jacqui Morris and David Morris, the film is set to… Read More

First Impressions…Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

The film based on the hit West End musical is set to be released in February 2021. Now that a trailer has been released for the film, Emma Clarendon shares a few thoughts… It would be fair to say that during these difficult times, we all need something to give us a bit of hope… Read More

Review Round Up: Soul

We round up the reviews for pixar’s latest film which has had its premiere at the London Film Festival. The Guardian: ***** “It’s all very headspinning, and there is real Yellow Submarine quality to the film’s innocent urgency and idealism which take it to the very brink of incoherence.” Indie Wire: “With music at its… Read More