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Paddington

Paddington – DVD/VOD Review

By Corrina Antrobus, film reviewer @corrinacorrina Paul King’s theatrical adaptation of Michael Bond’s 1985 Paddington is not just a teddy bear’s picnic, it’s a big warm bear hug to London as a melting-pot. However you can banish any fears of saccharine soaked naffness. It obviates tokenism with its insistence on ...

Still Alice – Film Review

Corrina Antrobus @corrinacorrina A best selling weepy with a critically acclaimed cast? No wonder there's an Oscar whiff about the theatrical adaptation of Lisa Genova's book Still Alice. This $5m to make movie entered Toronto Film Festival with no distribution ties and left with the wet ink of Sony Pictures ...

Love is Strange – Film Review

By Corrina Antrobus @corrinacorrina Love Is Strange does well to name itself as a statement over a question as this film makes no attempt to answer the rhetoric of what love actually is, instead choosing to subtly peer at its many shades. Ira Sachs directs the long-term, newly-wed couple Ben ...

Shaun the Sheep – Film Review

By Corrina Antrobus @CorrinaCorrina  Aardman is back with a delightfully silly story of how a little sheep herds himself around the big city and uses  friendship and teamwork to get home sweet home. Shaun, who’s now got a little more wool on his chin after ageing-up from his 1995 appearance ...

Selma – Film Review

By Corrina Antrobus @CorrinaCorrina  In 1965 Martin Luther King, Jr, led 1000s of protestors 54-miles from Selma to Montgomery in support of black citizens’ right to vote - something that was already a constitutional right but was met with institutional hurdles. Director Ava DuVernay’s accomplished new film tells the story ...

Foxcatcher – Film Review

By Corrina Antrobus @corrinacorrina There are twists in Foxcatcher that go beyond what we know of the true story of Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz and his relationship with millionaire coach John du Pont. Steve Carell with a huge prosthetic nose puppeteering Channing Tatum in a leotard and a face like ...

Foxcatcher – Film Review

By Corrina Antrobus  @corrinacorrina There are twists in Foxcatcher that go beyond what we know of the true story of Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz and his relationship with millionaire coach John du Pont. Steve Carell with a huge prosthetic nose puppeteering Channing Tatum in a leotard and a face like ...

Paddington – Review

By Corrina Antrobus, film reviewer @corrinacorrina Paul King’s theatrical adaptation of Michael Bond’s 1985 Paddington is not just a teddy bear’s picnic, it’s a big warm bear hug to London as a melting-pot. However you can banish any fears of saccharine soaked naffness. It obviates tokenism with its insistence on painting ...