Review Round up: The Irishman

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Martin Scorsese’s new film. The Guardian: ***** “No one but Scorsese and this glorious cast could have made this movie live as richly and compellingly as it does, and persuade us that its tropes and images are still vital.” RTE: ***** “The Irishman is quintessential Scorsese and… Read More

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Review Round Up: The Good Liar

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Bill Condon’s film starring Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen. The Guardian: **** “This mystery thriller is outrageous and irresistible, an old-fashioned drama with dashes of Patricia Highsmith, Patrick Hamilton, John le Carré and maybe Elizabeth Jane Howard’s memoir Slipstream.” Variety: “Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen deliver… Read More

Review Round Up: The Aeronauts

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne reunite for this new film directed by Tom Harper as a pilot and scientist who aim to fly higher than anyone else has been before. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Empire: **** ” If it stutters in its attempts to round out its thin characters with backstory, it… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Film Picks: November 2019

Here’s a few films that Love London Love Culture is looking forward to seeing this month… The Aeronauts: 8th November: based on true events, this new film sees Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne reuniting for Tom Harper’s film which recounts the story of pilot Amelie Wren and scientist  James Glaisher  who end up in a… Read More

NEWS: Kinky Boots the Musical to be Screened in Cinemas

More2screen has announced that the Olivier Award winning musical is set to be screened in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on the 4th and 9th February 2020. Filmed in London, it has been announced that the musical will be heading to cinema screens on the 4th and 9th February, with it being shown in… Read More

NEWS: BFI Announces Year Long Programme to Celebrate Filmmaker Federico Fellini

The BFI has announced details of its year long celebration  to mark the centenary of filmmaker Federico Fellini.   Presented in collaboration with Luce – Cinecittà, the celebration will begin at the BFI Southbank with a two month complete retrospective of Fellini’s work from January to February 2020. This  retrospective is the first of the Fellini… Read More

NEWS: UK Jewish Film Festival to Screen Fiddler on the Roof

The 2019 UK Jewish Film Festival will screen the classic 1971 film musical as part of its programme. Running from the 6th to the 21st November, the 2019 UK Jewish Film Festival will have special screenings of the 1971 film adaptation of the musical Fiddler on the Roof. The film, starring Chaim Topol, Norma Crane,… Read More

First Impressions of…Doolittle

Robert Downey Jr is set to star as the Doctor who can talk to animals in this new re-make of the beloved story. Having had the 1967 version starring Rex Harrison and the 1998 version starring Eddie Murphy, it would be fair to ask the question whether this particular version is actually needed. However, it… Read More

Review Round Up: Joker

We round up the reviews for Todd Phillips’s film with Joaquin Phoenix taking on the title role. Observer: **** “What he does have is an eye for a well-chosen location, an ear for a provocative line of dialogue and a finger on the pulse of very marketable, confrontational (if also “cynical”) entertainment. Add to this… Read More

REVIEW: Judy

Rupert Goold’s fascinating and moving film charting Judy Garland’s final London performances and her ongoing struggles is consistently engaging to watch unfold. Powerfully moving, Rupert Goold’s film based on Peter Quilter’s play ‘End of the Rainbow’ effectively conveys the many different aspects of Judy Garland’s life and personality to heartbreaking effect thanks in huge part… Read More