REVIEW: The Prom, Netflix

Bold, colourful and joyous, this film adaptation of the Broadway musical has plenty of heart. 2020 is definitely the year in which we needed Ryan Murphy’s film adaptation of The Prom. It is as much about the love for theatres around the globe as it is the story of two teenage girls who want to… Read More

REVIEW: The Prom, Netflix Film Cast Recording

As the film version arrives on Netflix, we took a listen to the cast recording…. Vibrant, heartfelt and simply joyful are just three ways that you could describe this soundtrack to the new film adaptation of The Prom. Conveying the sense of theatricality of the stage show through numbers such as ‘Tonight Belongs to You’… Read More

NEWS: Release Date for The Prom Netflix Film Cast Recording Announced

The film adaptation based on the Broadway musical is heading to Netflix from the 11th December. It has been announced the album cast recording of The Prom, Ryan Murphy’s new film based on the musical will be available digitally from the 4th December and as a CD from the 18th December. The news comes as… Read More

First Impressions…The Prom

Netflix’s film adaptation of the musical is set to hit our screens from the 11th December. The first trailer has been released and here’s a few thoughts from it… It is always a tricky business trying to adapt a massively popular musical to the big screen as we have seen in recent years, so it… Read More

NEWS: Meryl Streep,Ariana Grande and James Corden Cast in The Prom on Netflix

It has been confirmed that Ryan Murphy will direct and produce a feature production of the Tony nominated musical for Netflix. This new adaptation filmed for Netflix is set to star Meryl Streep as Dee Allen, Ariana Grande as Alyssa, James Corden as Barry Glickman, Awkwafina as Ms. Sheldon, Nicole Kidman as Angie Dickinson, Keegan-Michael… Read More

Review Round Up: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

This is the latest film from Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) stars Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman. But what have critics have been making of it?  The Guardian: **** “As in all his best work, Lanthimos is brilliant at summoning up a whole created world and immersing us in it.” The Telegraph: ***** “For all its tics… Read More

NEWS: First Trailer Released for The Killing of the Sacred Deer

The first trailer has been released from the upcoming film starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell.  Released in UK cinemas on the 17th November and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a psychological thriller that stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell. A prominent surgeon adopts a teenager into his family,… 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

Review Roundup… Secrets in Their Eyes

How does the remake of the 2009 Oscar Foreign-Language winning film fare with critics?  The Guardian: ** Peter Bradshaw thought that the film contained  : “an interesting and even quite courageous performance from Roberts.” Yorkshire Evening Post: *** Damon Smith wrote: “Secret In Their Eyes is a competent update of a vastly superior tale.” Irish… Read More

Opinion: The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2015

The Evening Standard’s annual Theatre Award Ceremony took place at the Old Vic Theatre in London in an evening hosted by Rob Brydon. Here is a list of the winners and Love London Love Culture’s thoughts: Best Actor: James McAvoy for The Ruling Class at the Trafalgar Studios – an undeniably strong performance from the star,… Read More