The Personal History Of David Copperfield

The Personal History Of David Copperfield (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Lionsgate) Running Time: 120 minutes approx. Confession - I’ve never read Dickens. I know many of the titles of his works and, like most people, I’m very familiar with A Christmas Carol since it has been adapted and lampooned more times than Paul … Continue reading The Personal History Of David Copperfield

In The Loop

In The Loop UK (2009) Dir. Armando Iannucci Politics has always been the best target for satire but in recent years, politicians and their decision making have become such a joke it is difficult to mock them, as it would be parodying a parody. So instead, let’s get back to the simpler times of 2009…. … Continue reading In The Loop

Paddington 2

Paddington 2  UK (2017) Dir. Paul King When Michael Bond’s perennial children’s book creation and one time animated TV show received a 21st century big screen upgrade in 2014 there were many doubters, including yours truly, but the film was actually very good and tremendous fun. A sequel was inevitable in the wake of its … Continue reading Paddington 2

Paddington

Paddington (Cert PG) 1 Disc (Distributor: Studio Canal) Running Time: 95 minutes approx. Those of us of a certain vintage no doubt cringed a little when the news came that a CGI film of Michael Bond’s creation was in production. Hollywood doesn’t have much of an impressive track record in this area so could we … Continue reading Paddington