Category: Film

January looks like being an interesting month in the cinemas For starters, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio renew their collaboration from Shutter Island days with The Wolf of Wall Street. This has DiCaprio as a fraudulent Long Island stockbroker heading for a fall after a riotous lifestyle starts to catch up with him. The Coen Brothers…

Saving Mr Banks (PG)   Mary Poppins remains one of the most loved (and popular) Walt Disney films of all time. It was also one of the first to combine animation with real characters, not Who Framed Roger Rabbit, as many people believe. Not much is known about P.L. Travers, the writer of the book on…

Parkland (12A)   For many people, John F. Kennedy’s assassination 50 years ago was a kind of pre-9/11 experience, an iconic moment. The famous question, “Where were you when JFK was shot?” subsequently became associated with other figures like Elvis and Princess Diana etc., but he was the first. The four dark days of his death…