Meryl Streep

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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Film Review: The Post (USA, 2017) is a thrilling look at a significant point in history

January 9, 2018

These days the words, “The Post” are more likely to get you thinking about a blog then a newspaper. In fact, Steven Spielberg’s latest film, The Post is all about history and a bygone era in print journalism. It’s a historic thriller and bio-pic that looks at how The Washington Post handled the decision to […]

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The Mary Poppins sequel is getting a lot more Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

August 16, 2016

There are more and more big names starting to be linked with the Mary Poppins sequel, with the latest reporting Meryl Streep and Ben Wishaw are in talks to join the project. Whether the millennials will recognise it or not, a sequel to the 1964 Mary Poppins is a graceful moment for American cinema. The […]

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Five bosses who could Melissa McCarthy a run for her money

April 17, 2016

From the devil who wears designer labels to the literal incarnate of evil itself, cinema has long been a platform for employers to be presented as anything but reasonable.  On the eve of Melissa McCarthy doing her best bad boss impersonation in (the appropriately titled) The Boss, here’s a look at five other business heads you […]

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Florence Foster Jenkins gets trailer

February 20, 2016

The Meryl Streep-fronted biopic Florence Foster Jenkins has received a new trailer. Also starring Hugh Grant, the film tracks the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. Check out the trailer below: Florence Foster Jenkins releases on 5 May 2015. ———- This […]

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Film Review: Ricki and the Flash (USA, 2015)

August 28, 2015

Usually when imagining a career in rock n’ roll and a band called “Ricki And The Flash” you wouldn’t imagine it to involve a handful of old timers in a shabby Californian bar with a 60 something year old lead lady whose only ever record produced is stored in her ex-husband’s rubbermaid. And yet, this […]

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Meryl Streep rocks out in Ricki and the Flash trailer

June 10, 2015

Meryl Streep is stepping back into the spotlight as a rock star in her newest film Ricki and the Flash, in a new trailer that’s been released. Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a rock and roll legend who decides to return home to her ex-husband (Kevin Kline) and adult daughter (Streep’s real-life daughter Mamie Gummer) […]

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Get your first look at Meryl Streep: The Rock Star.

February 6, 2015

We named it as one of our most anticipated films of the year, and now we’re getting our first look at the Oscar winning actress who’s fronting the project. Above is the first still released from the film Ricki and the Flash, which continues actress Meryl Streep’s run in a series of music based projects, […]

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