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

Review Roundup…High-Rise

Tom Hiddleston is certainly the name on everybody’s lips at the moment from being tipped to becoming the next James Bond and starring in BBC’s The Night Manager – but what is his latest film High-Rise like?  The Guardian: ****Mark Kermode called it: “Wheatley and Jump’s boldly cinematic take on Ballard.” The Telegraph: ****Tim Robey… Read More