Lily James

Film Review: Little Woods is a remarkably assured directorial debut from Nia DaCosta, with two great lead performances

May 13, 2019

When one brings up the word “survival” in cinematic terms, usually some would think adventure stories in foreign environments like tropical islands, forests or jungles. Others would think of contained thrillers, where stories would be set in one small setting like a hostage situation in a building ala Die Hard, Under Siege or Speed. But […]

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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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Ansel Elgort & Lily James talk about the ending of Baby Driver

July 17, 2017

While in Australia, the stars of the new film Baby Driver, Ansel Elgort & Lily James sat down with The Iris’s Larry Heath to talk about the ending of their new film Baby Driver, directed by Edgar Wright. So: was the ending real or imagined? Naturally, there are some spoilers here, so only watch after you’ve […]

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Gary Oldman is unrecognisable as Winston Churchill in the Darkest Hour trailer

July 14, 2017

Winston Churchill has been a popular character of late, with his ferocity represented by John Lithgow in his critically acclaimed performance in The Crown, to Brian Cox‘s interpretation in Churchill. Now “The Father of the Nation” is in the hands of veteran Gary Oldman – if you are even able to tell it’s him – […]

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Interview: Baby Driver stars Ansel Elgort and Lily James on working with Edgar Wright and becoming action car drivers

July 13, 2017

While in Australia, actors Ansel Elgort and Lily James sat down with The Iris’s Larry Heath to talk about working with writer/director Edgar Wright in their highly acclaimed new film Baby Driver (in cinemas today). We talk about playing straight characters for a director who works with comic actors and scenarios, while Ansel also reveals […]

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Filming begins and full cast revealed for The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society adaptation

March 23, 2017

Filming has begun on Guernsey, the big screen adaptation of Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows‘ international bestselling epistolary novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, In the aftermath of WWII, free-spirited journalist Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write […]

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DVD Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (MA15+) (USA/UK, 2016)

June 28, 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when Hollywood is on to a good thing, they will milk the shit out of it and exploit it until audiences are sick of it and then move on to the next “cool” thing. Right now that thing is very much zombies, so don’t be surprised to see […]

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Film Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (MA15+, USA/UK, 2016)

February 28, 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when Hollywood is on to a good thing, they will milk the shit out of it and exploit it until audiences are sick of it and then move on to the next “cool” thing. Right now that thing is very much zombies, so don’t be surprised to see […]

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Jon Bernthal joins the cast of Baby Driver

February 25, 2016

It has been confirmed that actor Jon Bernthal will be joining the cast of Edgar Wright‘s Baby Driver. The cast of Baby Driver already include Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm and Kevin Spacey, with Wright helming Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan will also be taking on the production reigns, along with Nira […]

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Lily James (Downtown Abbey/Cinderella) added to WHONIVERSE events in Melbourne & Adelaide!

May 15, 2015

Doctor Who fans have been revelling in the fact they’ve had Doctor number 11 himself, Matt Smith, in the country with two previous companions (Alex Kingston and Freema Agyeman), meeting fans, partaking in various Tim Tam slams and generally being a cool dude. The Hub Productions’ WHONIVERSE fan meet and greet tour has been and […]

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Film Review: Cinderella (G) (USA, 2015)

March 29, 2015

If you can imagine the Disney fairy tale animated film of the same name brought to the screen in all its resplendent glory as live action, then Kenneth Branagh’s version certainly fulfils that. A consistently visually bold film even though it does lack a sense of originality or uniqueness in the story. Regardless it’s still […]

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