Murder on the Orient Express (12A) | Home Ents Review
Apr17

Murder on the Orient Express (12A) | Home Ents Review

Apart from his awful, huge moustache, Kenneth Branagh, in his own adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, is an absolute delight. Branagh directs a stellar cast in this new version of the 1934 novel.

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London Critics’ Circle Film Awards
Jan18

London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

Large-scale spectacle and fine-tuned intimacy shared the spoils as the UK’s leading film critics unveiled the winners of their annual awards at London’s May Fair Hotel last night.

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Older People in the Media Awards 2015
Oct13

Older People in the Media Awards 2015

Voting is open for the fourth annual Older People in the Media Awards. The awards are being run by older people’s charity, Independent Age, in collaboration with Gransnet, the social network for the UK’s 14 million grandparents.

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Matt Rodgers Reports From The Cinderella Press Conference
Apr04

Matt Rodgers Reports From The Cinderella Press Conference

Feature by Matt Rodgers Lined up in befittingly regal fashion, the stars of Sir Kenneth Branagh’s wonderful adaptation of The Mouse House’s Cinderella turned out in a swanky London hotel to discuss the latest in a slew of Classic Disney animations to be given the live-action treatment. Kicking off proceedings was the feted knighted director, talking about his intention to make a film for everyone; from those who wanted to know “Is Gus...

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Cinderella (PG) Close-Up Film Review
Mar27

Cinderella (PG) Close-Up Film Review

Disney continues to mine the Magic Kingdom deeper than the Seven Dwarves when it comes to finding inspiration for their live-action output. Maleficent skewed the material in an attempt to turn origin into originality; the magic felt forced, with Angelina Jolie’s wonderful animation cell incarnate its undoubted saving grace. Cinderella plays it by the book, literally, from once-upon-a-time to happily-ever-after; you’ll recognise every...

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