Cinema & Film

Monday, February 5, 2018

Dave Johns, the star of Palme D’Or winner I, Daniel Blake tells Bridget Galton about starting a film career in his 60s

The Greatest Showman is starry-eyed with the silly, simple joy of being a musical

This has four teenagers sucked into an old video game, in avatar form. Having them go to the jungle, rather than the jungle come to them, is an inherently duller proposition.

Middle films in trilogies are tricky. Even the best have that Two Towers sense of being a means to an end. In Star Wars, they are the best and the worst of times.

Award winning film maker Sue Clayton introduces Calais Children at Swiss Cottage Community Centre on December 13 at 7pm

Oh hi Mark. This film is exceptionally entertaining and frequently hilarious

A romantic film starring ‘Billy Elliot’ actor Jamie Bell and ‘American Beauty’ actress Annette Bening was shot 
in locations across Haringey and Camden, it has been revealed.

What the Dickens is this? Michael Joyce finds this a disappointing Christmas flick

The memorial service has been held for Paddington creator Michael Bond who died in June and lived in Maida Vale, not far from the train station whose name he gave to his famous creation

The sequel stars Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Hugh Grant, Julie Walters and Ben Whishaw

Filming for an upcoming Hollywood blockbuster has taken place in Highgate.

Armando Iannucci’s black comedy stars Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Palin and Rupert Friend...speaking in absurdly different accents

Set in what looks to be a surprisingly dingy basement flat in north London, six ghastly middle class liberal intelligentsia characters (and a banker) bicker about how ghastly the middle class liberal intelligentsia (and bankers) are

Twin Peaks superfan Lindsey Bowden has founded the UK’s only official festival and recreated surreal locations from the fictional town in Hornsey Town Hall

Carol Salter chose the subject of her first feature documentary amid concern she would not cope with the impending death of her elderly mum and dad

The annual Be Epic! London International Film Festival (BELIFF) comes to the Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley on September 8-10

Bill Nighy is a little predictable in the lead but Olivia Cooke and Douglas Booth give stand out performances

FIVE STARS for Dunkirk, which stars Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Harry Styles, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Fionn Whitehead, Jack Lowden and Aneurin Barnard

Homecoming is a damn strange word to find post colon in a superhero movie title. What next? Captain America: Spring Break? Thor: Harvest Festival?

Bridget Galton talks to Brendan Gleeson about playing a role inspired by a squatter on the Heath

Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson give admirable performances in this Hampstead based romcom, but nothing is seen through and the dialogue is weak

Bridget Galton talks to Kevin Macdonald about his iconic movie ahead of Touching The Void Live at Barbican Hall

Zoe Paskett visits the Barbican’s new sci-fi exhibition, which extends throughout the building covering film, tv, literature, art and music

Roger Michell’s adaptation of this Daphne Du Maurier novel features a Sphinx like Rachel Weisz as a possible murderer but the pace is too stately to create suspense

It isn’t any kind of landmark and perhaps it is judged too kindly just because it isn’t monstrously disappointing like the previous DC films


Melange, with locations in Barnet and Crouch End, has opened a third in Belsize Park. Here co-owner Justina Markauskaite talks about removing the borders between cuisines and why they put family at the centre of everything they do

Toni Krok, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007, has set up a charity to help people living with the condition and their families adjust to the challenges it brings.

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