REVIEW: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

This latest film in the series nicely begins to tie in the Harry Potter links but can be slightly overwhelming with all the new characters it contains.  Much darker in tone in comparison to the first Fantastic Beasts film, The Crimes of Grindelwald also seems a much more settled and self-confident film than the first,… Read More

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Review Round Up: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The second film in the Fantastic Beasts series sees Johnny Depp and Jude Law joining the cast alongside Eddie Redmayne. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Guardian: *** “This Fantastic Beasts film is as watchable and entertaining as expected and it’s an attractive Christmas event, but some of the wonder, novelty and… Read More

First Impressions of…Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

There is already controversy surrounding the film given Johnny Depp’s involvement but this trailer has also angered some fans – here’s what Love London Love Culture thinks of this first trailer….  This second instalment in the spin-ff from the Harry Potter films is not due to arrive in cinemas until November, but now the first… Read More

Review Round Up: Early Man

Nick Park’s latest animated film takes audiences back to the stone age – but what have critics said about it? Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: **** “Early Man does little to move things on, in evolutionary terms, but – for younger viewers especially – its straightforward storytelling and gentle humour… Read More

REVIEW: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

This new addition to the magical world has plenty to delight fans of Harry Potter while ensuring that the film is able to stand on its own two feet to welcome new audiences. Set decades before the Harry Potter series begins, Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find them reveals just how big the wizarding world… Read More

Review Round Up: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Eddie Redmayne stars in this new extension of the world of magic as created by J.K. Rowling and directed by David Yates – but is it as magical as it appears? The Guardian: ***** “Rowling and Yates have given us a terrifically good-natured, unpretentious and irresistibly buoyant film.” Hollywood Reporter: “Much of the film’s big… Read More

Films to Look Out for the Rest of the Year

It might be July, but there are still lots of films to keep an eye out for during the second part of 2016. Here are some of Love London Love Culture’s favourites:  1.Cafe Society – the latest Woody Allen film starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg is getting a UK release, reportedly in September. Set in… Read More