Steve Coogan

Interview: Philippa Langley on her real-life story inspiring Steve Coogan’s The Lost King

December 22, 2022

Fascinated by the stories we don’t tell, and why we don’t tell them, Philippa Langley has a passion to tell distinctive and original narratives that challenge our perception of established truths. In 2012 she led the successful search to locate the grave of King Richard III through her Looking For Richard Project. Philippa conceived, facilitated […]

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Film Review: The Lost King is a charming underdog tale of a woman finding her voice and its global echo

December 22, 2022

Behind every true story there’s always a slew of accusations as to what is exactly fact and what’s fiction.  In the case of The Lost King, a charming dramedy surrounding everywoman Philippa Langley and her search to find the grave of Richard III, there’s the historians who believes it absolves the king of the supposed […]

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Film Review: Stan & Ollie (UK, 2018) doffs a bowler hat to Laurel & Hardy’s classic comedy

February 17, 2019

Some acts come as a package deal. Bert and Ernie. Batman and Robin. Tom and Jerry. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy AKA comedy duo, Laurel & Hardy, can be added to this list. The two comedians made over a hundred silent and talking films. They entertained audiences with their funny antics and slapstick for decades. […]

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Film Review: Ideal Home (USA, 2018) is an average comedy with some chuckles, thanks to the leads

June 26, 2018

Considering the political climate that were in, you figure a mainstream comedy like Ideal Home, a film about two gay fathers that borders on stereotypes would be a bad idea. At least, that’s what people have been saying out there, due to impressions from the trailers and the posters. But considering that this is a […]

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Film Review: Philomena (UK, USA & France, 2013)

December 24, 2013

Catholic guilt can be one pervasive beast and if ever there was a film to embody this phenomena it’s Philomena. This is the tragic drama/comedy that is inspired by a true story. It crosses three nations, several decades in time and shows the misdemeanours of an institution that should’ve protected its vulnerable charges. The film […]

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