Review Round Up: Red Sparrow

Jennifer Lawrence stars in this new spy thriller directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the 2013 novel by Jason Matthews. But what have critics been making of it?  The Guardian: ** “The tone is relentlessly bleak, and for all its depraved sexuality the film’s gaze is more drooling teenage boy than genuinely adult or erotic.”… Read More

Film Roles that Nearly Went to Different Actors…

Following the news that Robin Williams reportedly wanted to play Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, here’s a guide to some film roles which could have gone to different actors… 1.  John Travolta as Forrest Gump: now although it would be difficult to imagine anyone other than Tom Hanks starring in this classic film, it turns out… Read More

Favourite Films of 2016

It has been a strong year in the world of film but here is a guide to some of the best films that Love London Love Culture has watched. Love & Friendship: Whit Stillman’s take on this little known Jane Austen novella Lady Susan is very different to any other Jane Austen adaptation seen on screen.… Read More