Anne Hathaway

Film Review: The Hustle (US, 2019) is a swindle with very little payoff

May 8, 2019

After several release date pushbacks and a title change (its working title was Nasty Women, a now outdated reference to one of Donald Trump’s many insults thrown at Hillary Clinton), The Hustle finally plods into cinemas this week. A female-centric remake of 1988’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (which was itself a remake of 1964’s Bedtime Story), the film attempts […]

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Film Review: Ocean’s 8 (USA, 2018) proves acceptable escapism that’ll steal your attention during its running time

June 7, 2018

Whilst it may not quite boast as impressive an ensemble as the original Ocean’s trilogy managed to concoct (George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts to name a few), Ocean’s 8 still steers ahead on charm and glamour, proving that an octet of women can do anything just as capable as an eleven-strong […]

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Film Review: Colossal (Canada/Spain, 2017) is a miraculous achievement

April 10, 2017

Nacho Vigalondo has always been an exciting filmmaker for me. Ever since I saw his first feature film Timecrimes, I’ve always wanted to see more of this work. His handling of genre film and melding it with themes of humanity or topical themes has always fascinated and thrilled me. Timecrimes was a great time-travel film that […]

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Warner Bros. lines up a massive female cast for the Ocean’s Eight spin-off

August 11, 2016

Warner Bros confirmed this week that October will be the start date for Ocean’s Eight, the female-led spin-off of the successful Ocean’s franchise. Production is set to begin in New York with many actors having their roles confirmed, Deadline Hollywood has reported. When the project was first announced, acaresses such as Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett […]

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DVD Review: The Intern (USA, 2016)

February 28, 2016

The Intern is an expression of contemporary norms and a challenge towards gender behaviours and expectations through societies’ transition to a more equal way of life. Written and directed by Nancy Myers, this feel-good comedy is set in Brooklyn New York. The film follows Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro), a seventy-year-old widower whom is struggling […]

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New trailer for Alice Through The Looking Glass debuts

February 17, 2016

A new trailer for the upcoming Alice Through The Looking Glass debuted during the Grammy’s earlier in the week. The sequel to 2010’s Alice in Wonderland sees Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter reprise their roles in an adventure that will see Alice and company enter the whimsical world of Underland. […]

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DVD Review: Song One (M, USA, 2014)

May 27, 2015

Sometimes films transform you, sometimes they inspire you, and sometimes they do neither. Song One is one of those films that don’t really do either but remains a very pleasant story to watch. Directed by Kate Barker-Froyland, the film stars Anne Hathaway as Franny Ellis, an anthropology student studying in Morocco when she is called […]

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Anne Hathaway plays boss to Robert De Niro in new trailer for The Intern

May 15, 2015

Roadshow Films have released the new trailer for the forthcoming dramatic comedy film The Intern starring Academy Award winners Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables, Interstellar) and Robert De Niro (Raging Bull, Silver Linings Playbook) and this time it’s Hathaway who gets to play boss. Oscar nominated and award winning director Nancy Meyers (It’s Complicated, Something’s Gotta […]

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The Iris Interview: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway talk about working on Interstellar.

April 1, 2015

Ahead of its release on DVD and Blu-Ray next week (April 8th), Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain sat down to talk about working on Christopher Nolan’s epic Insterstellar – from the space suit to the film’s strong female characters – plus Matthew’s Academy Award and space exploration. Read on: What were the challenges of […]

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