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57th BFI LFF Review: Saving Mr Banks

57th BFI LFF Review: Saving Mr Banks

  by Lizzie Pyle

Saving Mr Banks is a magical film that centres on the creator of Mary Poppins, P.L. Travers. The story shifts back and forth between 1961 and 1907, framing Travers (Emma Thompson) by her childhood in rural Queensland, and her experience [...]

Tags: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, movie review, Saving Mr Banks, Walt Disney
57th BFI LFF Review: Captain Phillips

57th BFI LFF Review: Captain Phillips

  by Lizzie Pyle

Today the 57th BFI London Film Festival opens with Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks in the title role. Director Paul Greengrass's multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of [...]

Tags: Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips, movie review, Paul Greengrass
Life Of Pi's London Premiere

Life Of Pi's London Premiere

  by Lizzie Pyle

Last night the stars hit the red carpet in London's Leicester Square for the UK Premiere of this Christmas' hotly anticipated masterpiece based on Yann Martel's novel, Life of Pi.  Academy Award winning director, Ang Lee was out to [...]

Tags: Tom Hanks, Academy Award, Ang Lee, Entertainment/Culture, Films, Gérard Depardieu, Irrfan Khan, Life of Pi, London's Leicester Square, Movie, news, Rafe, Rafe Spall (Prometheus), Slumdog Millionaire
Movie Review : Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Movie Review : Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  by Lizzie Pyle

Billy Elliot director Stephen Daldry brings Jonathan Safran Foer's best-selling 2005 novel Extrememly Loud and Incredibly Close to the silver screen. The film follows a young boy Oskar (Thomas Horn), who is convinced that his father [...]

Tags: Tom Hanks, Billy Elliot, Entertainment/Culture, Jonathan Safran Foer, movie review, Sandra Bullock, Stephen Daldry, Thomas Horn, World Trade Center
Movie Review: Larry Crowne

Movie Review: Larry Crowne

  by Lizzie Pyle

Larry Crowne is the story of an average, middle-aged guy whose life changes dramatically when he loses the job he loves. Despite frequently winning employee of the month at U-Mart, he is unceremoniously sacked because he didn’t go to [...]

Tags: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Larry Crowne, Movie Release, movie review
Movie Review: Larry Crowne

Movie Review: Larry Crowne

  by elizabethp

Larry Crowne is the story of an average, middle-aged guy whose life changes dramatically when he loses the job he loves. Despite frequently winning employee of the month at U-Mart, he is unceremoniously sacked because he didn’t go to [...]

Tags: Tom Hanks, Cinema of the United States, Entertainment/Culture, Julia Roberts, Larry Crowne, movie review, Oscars, review