NEWS: Casting Announced for Netflix’s Animated Musical Pinocchio

This new animated take on the story is not associated with the original Disney film. Set to be co-directed by Guillermo Del Toro and Mark Gustafson, this new film based on The Adventures of Pinocchio by Italian writer Carlo Collodi will feature music by Alexandre Desplat and lyrics by del Toro and Katz. Following the adventures… Read More

DVD Review: Christopher Robin

This charmingly sweet story captures the spirit of the original stories  while adding a message that audiences today can relate to.  When you are a child your teddy bears and toys were some of your first companions – but what happens when you grow up and forget about them? This is the premise of Marc Foster’s charming and heartfelt film that brings to life A.A.Milne and E.H.Shepard’s characters to life perfectly for a contemporary… Read More

Review Round Up: Christopher Robin

Ewan McGregor stars as the gorwn up Christopher Robin in this latest adventure starring Pooh and friends. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: ** ” For all the expensive honey drizzled over this script, Forster’s film is just unpersuasively weird for an hour, before it tails off in the softest of focuses.”… Read More

Review Round Up: T2 Trainspotting

Twenty odd years on since the original cult classic was released, Danny Boyle and co are back with a new story to tell – but is it destined to be as iconic as the original or does it fall flat on its face?  The Guardian: **** “it is a little too long and unwinds a… Read More

Coming Soon on DVD…Miles Ahead

Starring and directed by Don Cheadle, Miles Ahead looks at the enduring musical jazz genius that is Miles Davis and is released on DVD and Blu-ray from the 22nd August.  Set in 1979, the film begins when Miles Davis is in a desperate rut. He hasn’t been seen in public for six years, hasn’t picked… Read More

First Impressions… Beauty and the Beast

It’s here!It’s finally here! The first teaser trailer for Disney’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast has been released, and its really very clever!  Disney is on a roll at the moment with its remakes of its classic animation films (well – with Alice in Wonderland being the exception to the rule), and… Read More