Review from the Movie Theatre: The Post

Released: January 2018. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 Stephen Spielberg’s latest venture gifts us something truly special: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, two titans of the screen, together at last. The marketing alone attests to the weight of the names, the primary poster not even featuring their faces in favour of displaying only their forms with their backs to... Continue Reading →

Review from the Movie Theatre: The Greatest Showman

January 2018 (Released December 2017) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Greatest Showman is, for me, easily a new classic. A tale of overcoming obstacles even when they seem insurmountable, pushing past prejudice and finding your own inner strength, it holds a considerable amount of relatable material. Telling the story of the infamous P.T.Barnum, considered to be the founder... Continue Reading →

Review From The Movie Theatre: Beauty and the Beast

Sunday, 2nd April, 2017 (Released in the U.K March 2017). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Bill Condon's live action adaptation of 'Beauty and the Beast' presents us with a vibrant, sweeping take on this much-loved tale. The special effects work wonders to bring to life that famous enchanted castle and its inhabitants. True to modern expectations, the effects and... Continue Reading →

Editorial – Filming in the Theatre: Should Audiences be Warned at the Point of Ticket Purchase?

Originally written for On Stage (original post can be found here: http://www.onstageblog.com/columns/2016/11/11/filming-in-the-theatre-should-audiences-be-warned-at-the-point-of-ticket-purchase?platform=hootsuite). I recently attended a performance of British comedienne Dawn French's '30 Million Minutes' in the West End. Upon arriving, we found notices pinned to various walls declaring that the performance was being filmed and that if we objected to our image or voice being... Continue Reading →

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