First Impressions of…Little Women

This new film adaptation based on the classic novel features an impressive cast and is set to be released near Christmas. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel, it has to be said this is still a story that will gain a whole new readership if Greta Gerwig’s lavish and spirited looking film is anything… Read More

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REVIEW: Mary Queen of Scots

Saoirse Ronan offers a mesmerising and powerful performance. History books have not been kind in terms of the impressions that they give us of Mary Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth I. Now Josie Rourke seeks to redress this issue by offering a refreshing perspective of both women (although of course mainly focusing more on Mary) struggling to do what was best… Read More

Review Round Up: On Chesil Beach

Saorise Ronan and Billy Howle star in this adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel. Here, Love London Love Culture round up the reviews…  The Guardian: *** “The movie is a muted elegy to emotional waste.” The Independent: **** “Director Dominic Cooke (best known for his work at the National Theatre and the Royal Court) has an… Read More

Review Round Up: Lady Bird

Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf star in this coming of age film, written and directed by Greta Gerwig. Here’s what critics have had to say about it…  The Guardian: ***** “There are such lovely performances here from Metcalf and Ronan, who are very moving as a mother-daughter pairing of anguish and love.” Irish Times: *****… Read More

Five Reasons Why You Should Watch Brooklyn

The winner of Best British Film at this year’s BAFTA awards and based on Colm Tôibín’s best selling novel has plenty to recommend it and here is a list of five good reasons why you need to watch it (in no particular order):  5. It’s a truly moving and heartwarming story: telling the story of one… Read More

REVIEW: Brooklyn

This charming and beautiful film based on Colm Tóibín’s novel shows what it is like when your heart is divided between two countries.  The story follows Eilis as she moves from Ireland to New York to start a new life. As she begins to settle down and enjoy her new life, a family tragedy calls her… Read More

Coming soon on DVD… BAFTA and Oscar Nominated Brooklyn

Nominated for six BAFTA awards (Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Outstanding British Film, Adapted Screenplay along with nominations for Make-up & Hair and Costume Design) and three Academy Awards (Best Film, Best Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay), Brooklyn is a story of a young woman forced to make difficult choices.  Brooklyn is based on the… Read More