Official Secrets – BFI London Screening

I saw ‘Official Secrets‘ at the BFI London Film Festival last week and I absolutely loved it. I am genuinely not a big fan of Keira Knightly but she did a brilliant job in this movie. Official Secrets is a political drama about Katharine Gun, who worked at the GCHQ as a mandarin translator back in 2003. Have you hear about her? I am going to be honest here, I haven’t either before coming to this screening and I feel quite bad about this, actually. Check out below the director, Gavin Hood talking about Katharine’s story, and when he first … Continue reading Official Secrets – BFI London Screening

John Barrowman: Doctor Who creator Russell T Davies gave ’emotional depth’ to LGBT characters

“At pop culture conventions all over the world boys and girls, men and women cosplay as Captain Jack, embracing the progressive humanist values Russell imbued in Jack.” John Barrowman added: “Russell is a man of passion and compassion, a man with a big laugh and a generous heart, a bold thinker, a feminist, and a very tall man. “He’s a writer who believes in the power of the imagination to create change in the world. And he has. Russell has said he only ever wanted to make ‘good telly,’ and he does… over and over again.” Read the full article … Continue reading John Barrowman: Doctor Who creator Russell T Davies gave ’emotional depth’ to LGBT characters

THE LAUNDROMAT Trailer (2019) Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman

Steven Soderbergh’s wickedly entertaining romp loosely based on the uncovering of the Panama Papers is an effective mixed wash of truth and fiction The film’s prize asset, though, is Meryl Streep, playing the role of Ellen Martin, an elderly widow on the trail of her late husband’s insurer. Ellen chases the paper trail from one shell company to the next, determined to hold someone to account, until she finally finds an address for the corporation’s head office. This turns out to be a safety deposit box on the seafront out in Nevis. Read the Full Article at the Guardian’s website. Continue reading THE LAUNDROMAT Trailer (2019) Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman