First Watch…Little Women

This 2019 film directed and adapted from the classic novel by Greta Gerwig is wonderfully warm and filled with passion. While this is not the first adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic coming of age story, this one by Greta Gerwig is spirited and wonderfully heartwarming to watch unfold over the course of two hours.… Read More

Review Round Up: Little Women

Greta Gerwig directs this new adaptation of the classic story – but what have the critics had to say about it? Irish Times: *** “It’s a ravishing spectacle. The trouble is that the unremitting gorgeousness robs the material of all its grit, of its satire, of the sense of precariousness that one experiences on the… Read More

First Impressions of…Little Women

This new film adaptation based on the classic novel features an impressive cast and is set to be released near Christmas. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel, it has to be said this is still a story that will gain a whole new readership if Greta Gerwig’s lavish and spirited looking film is anything… Read More

REVIEW: Beauty & The Beast

This live action version of the beloved animated classic has plenty of action – but could use stronger characterisations to make it an even stronger film.  For those who (like me) grew up knowing and loving the original animated fairytale classic, there were some doubts about whether Bill Condon’s live action version could live up… Read More

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast: Deluxe Edition Soundtrack

As the new live action film prepares to be released in cinemas, Love London Love Culture has listened to the film’s deluxe soundtrack…  The film is already been under fire from fans of the original film for Emma Watson being cast as Belle to Ariana Grande and John Legend’s version of the title track –… Read More

Review Round Up: Beauty & the Beast

Emma Watson stars in Bill Condon’s remake of the classic animated film – but will it stand the test of time in the eyes of the critics?  Daily Review: ** “It is destined, if not to fade into obscurity, then certainly to fade in one way or another: the consequence of existing only in reference… Read More

Five Things Looking Forward to About…Beauty & The Beast

Following a wonderful afternoon with Alan Menken last week and ahead of the new live action version of the classic animated film. Here are five things Love London Love Culture is looking forward to about the new film:  1. Three new songs to be included: in a recent event in London celebrating the launch of the new… Read More

First Impressions: Beauty & The Beast Trailer

The first trailer for the 2017 live action version of the animated classic has been released – so what can we expect?  This early 90’s Disney animated classic is being brought to life once again in anticipated new film starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) and Emma Watson (Harry Potter). Now the first trailer has officially… Read More

REVIEW: The Colony

This terrifying realistic film based on true events has plenty of intensity but just lacking in strong purpose.  The Colony follows the story of Lena and Daniel as they try to escape from a religious cult, set against a backdrop of the Chilean military coup in 1973 and is based on true events. Directed by… Read More

New Clip of The Colony Released

A new clip featuring Emma Watson and Michael Nyqvist has been released ahead of The Colony’s release in cinemas and on demand on the 1st July.  The scene shows Lena (Emma Watson) and the charismatic Paul Schäfe leader of the German sect in Chile in a tense standoff. The Colony follows one woman’s efforts to save the man… Read More