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Movie review – Hyde Park on Hudson

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Wednesday 30th January 2013

Hyde Park on Hudsonwas one of the movies on my must-see list when I whizzed up to London for a film preview day hosted by ShowFilmFirst. Why? Firstly because it stars the brilliant Bill Murray as legendary US president Franklin D Roosevelt and secondly because the director is Roger Mitchell, of Notting Hillfame. Most of the action focuses on the real-life visit by George VI and his wife Elizabeth to Hyde Park ...keep reading

The film of The Help is an out and out winner

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 24th October 2011

My favourite books are the ones that make me laugh, make me cry and make me think. I reckon the same rule can be applied to films – which is why The Help, the new film based on Kathryn Stockett’s tale of life in the American Deep South during the 1960s, is an out and out winner. Stockett’s book, which chronicles the story of a group of black maids who ...keep reading