Effie Gray Review

The Plot Inspired by real life historical events, the film delves into the infamous marriage between celebrated Victorian Art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Euphemia Gray. Exploring the torments of a famously troubled union at a time when women were perhaps more vulnerable to cruel oppression. The Good Dakota Fanning is a rare [...]

Gone Girl Review

The Plot When a beautiful young woman Amy Dunne suddenly disappears under suspicious circumstances her seemingly distraught husband soon finds himself at the centre of intense scrutiny from the press, public and police. As facts twist and become both more and less clear even audiences are gripped by the question, did Nick Dunne murder his [...]

’71 Review

The Plot Set in 1970s Belfast, ’71 follows Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell) a British soldier fresh out of training who is sent to Northern Ireland in the heart of the troubles. It’s not long after  his regiment arrives that violence breaks out and Hook finds himself cut adrift from his comrades. Now Hook must survive [...]

Speed The Plow Review

The Plot: Two friendly but jaded Hollywood executives celebrate their good fortune after landing a major star for a sure fire box office hit. But after an encounter with a seemingly naïve young secretary, one of them struggles with an awkward newfound conscience. The Good: David Mamet’s Hollywood satire is a deceptively simple but sharp [...]

Raindance Film Festival 2014 Interviews

The annual Raindance Film Festival kicked off in the heart of the west end last night with the red carpet premiere for I Origins, the intelligent science fiction follow up to Another Earth from Director Mike Cahill. The film stars Boardwalk Empire’s Michael Pitt and Brit Marling. The festival celebrates the best in independent film [...]

Asian Achievers Awards 2014 Winners

Award winners talked to Red Carpet News at the 14th annual Asian Achievers Awards ceremony in London at a star-studded gala event at the Grosvenor House Hotel, on London’s Park Lane. Winners included Hanif Kureshi CBE for Media, Arts and Culture; Mahmud Kamani, co-founder of boohoo.com for Business Person of the Year; and Wasim Khan [...]

Downton Abbey Series 5 Gets Charity Premiere

The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF), the leading charity for the UK film, cinema and commercial television industries, has announced it is hosting a world exclusive preview screening of the Series Five opener of ITV’s hugely-popular Downton Abbey. Thanks to ITV and production company Carnival, the red carpet event will take place at the [...]

BFI London Film Festival 2014 Line Up

 The programme for the 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® launched today, with Festival Director Clare Stewart presenting this year’s rich and diverse selection of films and events. As Britain’s leading film event and one of the world’s oldest film festivals, it introduces the finest new British and international films to an [...]

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Review

The Plot Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller team up again to bring a second dose of stories from Miller’s ever popular graphic novel. Bruce Willis, Powers Boothe and Mickey Rourke are among the returning faces, whilst newcomers Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Josh Brolin and Eva Green are added this time around. The Good It’s been 9 years [...]

Film4 Frightfest 2014 Day Five Blog

After 4 days of scares, Frightfest comes to a close with day 5. Here’s a look at what was on offer to round the festivities off: Nymph: Also known as Killer Mermaid in America, Nymph fails to deliver on it’s main selling point, namely the killer mermaid. Instead we get a rather poor attempt at [...]