Potiche – French Film Attacks

Potiche - French Film Attacks
If you find yourself in the position of wanting to look cultured and educated, yet craving something of a 1970s sex comedy, look no further than “Potiche”. It’s the story of a bored housewife (Catherine Deneuve) who finds herself in charge of her husband’s umbrella factory after unionists take him hostage. Enter Gerard Depardieu as ...

The Taking of Alice

The Taking of Alice
In the past month I have viewed the hotly anticipated Disney’s latest rendition of Alice in Wonderland twice;  firstly in 3D and then again in plain old 2D. Allow me to summarise by saying that nothing adds to the demise of a movie more than expectation or a second viewing.  Well, ignorant people co-viewing the film with ...

And The Oscar Goes To…

And The Oscar Goes To...
Hollywood’s annual back slapping night is almost upon us. This year there have been a few changes made for the 82nd Acadamy Awards, there will be ten films nominated for best picture and will be voted on using a preferential ballot. The producers have also annouced that speeches will be only 45 seconds long. Me ...