Review Round Up: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Keira Knightley and Helen Mirren star in Disney’s adaptation of  the story of The Nutcracker. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Guardian: *** “There’s wit here and The Nutcracker will take you from zero to Christmas jumper in the opening sequence. What’s missing is the melancholy darkness of ETA Hoffmann’s story. Instead, schmaltz-merchant director… Read More

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First Impressions: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

A new trailer has been released for the 2018 live action film that promises a darker side to the story that audiences know well… Having brought audiences Beauty and the Beast this year, it seems safe to bet that Disney are hoping this live action film of The Nutcracker and The Four Realms is equally… Read More

Review Round Up…Eye in the Sky

Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman star in Gavin Hood’s thriller. But what are critics thinking of it?  The Guardian: **** “While it’s often tough for Hood to add much style to the stagey set of one-room locations, he does achieve some seat-edge suspense in a number of bravura sequences.” Evening Standard: **** “It is thoughtful,… Read More