NEWS: Rooney Mara Set to Star as Audrey Hepburn in New Biopic

The new film about the beloved film actress and humanitarian is set to be directed by Luca Guadagnino. It has been announced that the Oscar nominated (for her performance in Todd Haynes’s romance Carol) actress Rooney Mara is set to play Audrey Hepburn in a new film about the actress, written by Michael Mitnick. Directed… Read More

REVIEW: Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II by Robert Matzen

This deeply fascinating and moving book is a must-read for Audrey Hepburn fans wishing to understand more about the war helped to shape her into the person that she was. As a huge Audrey Hepburn fan, I have read countless of biographies about her rise to fame and of course her humanitarian work for UNICEF.… Read More

REVIEW: Audrey: More Than an Icon

Filled with fascinating footage and pictures that Audrey Hepburn fans will not have seen before, this documentary film widens our perceptive of who the actress really was. Audrey Hepburn is certainly one of the most endearing and fascinating actresses to emerge through the golden age of cinema. There is no doubting that the love for… 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


Mystery, comedy, romance with plenty of twists, this film is pure escapism. This sleek and immensely enjoyable film from Singin’ in the Rain director Stanley Donen is one of those that you can happily immerse yourself in time and time again. This is partly down to its sense of playfulness, the number of twists and… Read More

Rewatching….Roman Holiday

With the news the Leicester Curve is presenting a musical adaptation of the classic 1953 film, LLLC’s Emma Clarendon rewatches the film and examines why it is such a classic story. Filled with romance, two genuinely endearing central performances from Gregory Peck and newcomer Audrey Hepburn and featuring some of the most instantly recognisable sites… Read More

RIP Marni Nixon – Singer of the Stars

Having dubbed for voices such as Marilyn Monroe, Deborah Kerr, Audrey Hepburn among others, it is sad to hear of the singer’s death at the age of 86. Here is an insight into her work – that sadly mostly went uncredited on film.  Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend – Marilyn Monroe: following on from… Read More

Favourite Films Filmed in Europe

As the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union (sorry Europe – we do love you honest!), here’s a few of Love London Love Culture’s favourite films shot in Europe…  1. The Sound of Music: who doesn’t love a bit of singing in Austria? This Oscar winning film starring Julie Andrews also provides the audience… Read More

Book Review: What Would Audrey Do? By Pamela Keogh

Filled with information about the actress’s life and quotes, this is a self-help guide with a difference… even if it is written over casually.  Audrey Hepburn. A name who is still inspiring women around the world for her grace, elegance and outlook of the world – but what could we learn from her about the… Read More

BOOK REVIEW – Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn by Donald Spoto

This concise and straight forward book about the life and career of one of the most photographed women in film history really bring Audrey Hepburn to life. While not as detailed as some of the other books about her life that I have read, Donald Spoto really manages to capture what she was like as… Read More