Film

Film review: Pride

Film review: Pride

In the normal way of films you follow two maybe three main characters and everyone else is a supporting character designed to illuminate the leads.

Film review: We Are The Best

Film review: We Are The Best

Swedish film We are the Best plays out like many ''coming of age'' films. But unlike most films that cover the awkward teenage years, the way the kids in this movie relate to each other comes off as genuine.

Film review: Gone Girl

Film review: Gone Girl

For some films the only satisfactory response seems to be a stunned silence followed by furious discussions over how much we believe that what we have just seen is really possible.

Actors Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds expecting first child

Actors Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds expecting first child

Blake Lively and her actor husband Ryan Reynolds are expecting their first child, the actress confirmed on Monday with a picture of her baby bump on her lifestyle website.

Film review: Reaching for the Moon

Film review: Reaching for the Moon

Is an exotic setting, evocative '50s architecture and sumptuous cinematography, enough to carry a film?

Film review: Beloved Sisters

Film review: Beloved Sisters

German film Beloved Sisters (Rialto) was one of my picks for this year's Film Festival on the basis that looking at pretty frocks in period settings is usually fun.

Films roam widely

Films roam widely

The Italian Film Festival returns this week, rolling out a feast of 18 feature films. Here is just a taste.

Film review: Hip Hop-eration

Film review: Hip Hop-eration

The kooky title of Hip Hop-eration (Metro and Rialto) rather put me off: another movie about zany oldsters showing that they are down with the young people seemed like the last thing the world needed.

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