Colin Firth

Film Review: Mothering Sunday is impeccably acted, but lacks a certain narrative urgency

May 31, 2022

Though there’s a certain erotic elegance to Mothering Sunday, Eva Husson‘s slow-burning adaptation of Graham Swift‘s 2016 novella is a film that, whilst impeccably acted, moves with a lack of urgency that keeps it from entirely earning the affectation it seeks to conjure. Predominantly set in 1924, the title refers to a Sunday in March […]

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Win a double in-season pass to see Mothering Sunday starring Colin Firth and Olivia Colman

May 30, 2022

Thanks to Transmission Films, we have 5 double in-seasons passes (Admit 2) to see Colin Firth, Olivia Colman, Josh O’Connor and Odessa Young in the drama Mothering Sunday, set for release in cinemas from June 2nd, 2022. The events of Graham Swift’s novel take place over the course of one day – the holiday Mothering […]

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Film Review: Operation Mincemeat is an elaborate espionage thriller so intricate it can only be true

May 13, 2022

One of those true story tales that is so intricately outrageous it couldn’t possibly be fiction, Operation Mincemeat details a WWII espionage plot that centres itself around a heightened take on the classic Trojan Horse malware that so successfully aided the Greeks in their invasion of Troy. There’s a background story to the titular operation […]

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Win a double in-season pass to see Operation Mincemeat starring Colin Firth

May 5, 2022

Thanks to Transmission, we have 5 double in-seasons passes (Admit 2) to see Colin Firth and Matthew Macfadyen in the historical war drama Operation Mincemeat, set for release in cinemas from May 12th, 2022. Set in 1943, the film follows two brilliant intelligence officers, Ewen Montagu (Firth) and Charles Cholmondeley (Macfadyen) who conceived a plan […]

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4K Ultra HD Review: 1917 is visually spectacular and undoubtedly a polished feat of filmmaking craft

April 22, 2020

Given 1917‘s rather simplistic plot – a pair of infantrymen having to cross the treacherous No Man’s Land in order to prevent a doomed attack during the height of World War 1 – it makes sense that director Sam Mendes (Skyfall) would opt for a more complex manner to detail the story.  Single camera shots […]

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Film Review: Mary Poppins Returns (USA, 2018) is a delightful return to the whimsy and magic of Disney musicals

December 23, 2018

Disney once again mines its own intellectual property for more family fun over the holiday season. Their recent trend of recreating their animated features into new “live action” films has been an ongoing and generally successful juggernaut. However with Mary Poppins Returns, they’ve opted for a new take on the Poppins tale.

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Film Review: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (UK/USA, 2018) will have audiences chanting I Do! I Do! I Do! to this joyful sequel

July 19, 2018

If there was one sequel this year that people did not see coming, it’s Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again. The sequel to the 2008 blockbuster hit has the entire original cast reprising their roles and we have welcome newcomers into the mix like Cher, Andy Garcia and of course, Lily James. The reaction from […]

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Watch the fun-filled, action-packed first trailer for Kingsmen: The Golden Circle

April 27, 2017

If you cast your mind back to 2015, you might remember a film by the name of Kingsman: The Secret Service that became a surprising box office hit and as well as becoming a box-office hit, was regarded as a revival of the spy genre. Fast forward almost two years later, and we finally have the first […]

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First stills released from James Marsh’s The Mercy starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz

June 22, 2016

The Mercy has been confirmed as the title of the latest work from Studiocanal, Blueprint Pictures and BBC Films and first images for the film are finally bracing the Internet. The film, having as many Academy Awards attached to it as the ceremony itself, will star Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz and is helmed by The Theory […]

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Kingsman 2 title and concept art revealed

March 30, 2016

In a recent interview with Empire, film maker Matthew Vaughn has revealed the title for the follow-up to 2015’s Kingsman: Secret Service. Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle is due for release next year. Plot wise, The Golden Circle sees Kingsman HQ destroyed in an attack. As a result, Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and Merlin (Colin Firth) head […]

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Bridget Jones Baby gets its first trailer

March 25, 2016

Potentially the crest of a wave early-2000s franchise revivals, Bridget Jones’s Baby got its first trailer today. Renée Zellweger returns as titular character and it looks like its going to be a pretty-fun nostalgia trip for fans. Colin Firth is also set to reprise his role. Check out the trailer below: Bridget Jone’s Baby is releasing in Australian cinemas on September […]

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Julianne Moore gearing up for villain role in Kingsmen sequel

February 18, 2016

Hot off her role as the Machiavellian President Coin in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Julianne Moore is talks to play the villain in the follow-up to 2015’s British spy adventure Kingsmen : The Secret Service. The news came out of The Hollywood Reporter earlier in the week with Borys Kit saying that “Details for Moore’s […]

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