Notre Dame de Paris – London Coliseum

The classic ‘Notre Dame de Paris’ comes to London for a limited time, and it’s well worth your effort to attend. Based on the acclaimed 1831 novel ‘Notre-Dame de Paris’ (and also known as ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’) by…

Glass Film Review

Director M. Night Shyamalan had a huge hit with one of his first films ‘The Sixth Sense’, about a young boy who sees dead people. He’s now back a film with another supernatural theme called ‘Glass.’ Shyamalan has yet to…

Beautiful Boy Film Review

‘Beautiful Boy’ – based on books by father and son David and Nic Sheff – details Nic’s valiant struggle with drug addiction during his teenage years. Steve Carell plays David while Timothée Chamalet plays Nic in a film that is…

Coming Clean

Before the late Kevin Elyot wrote his hit 1994 play ‘My Night with Reg,’ he wrote ‘Coming Clean (which opened in 1982). It’s now back in the West End after a recent successful run at the King’s Head Theatre. Both…

Songs for Nobodies – Theatre

Songs for Nobodies’ is actually songs for everybody in a new one-woman show now playing in the West End. Australian Bernadette Robinson treats the audience to her ability of being able to sing, uncanningly, like several very famous female singers.…

Sochi International Film Festival and Awards 2018

The 3rd Sochi International Film Festival and Awards took place from Dec. 11-16th, and it was a glamorous and glittering affair and showcased some amazing films, master classes and culminating in an awards show. Held in the beautiful resort town…

DIetrich: Natural Duty

Marlene Dietrich has been called to duty – and lucky for us it’s in London. Dietrich, star of many a stage and film, as well as many a front line during WWII, was a legend, was a humanitarian, and was…

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie,’ in case you haven’t heard by now, is the heartwarming story of Jamie – a young man from Sheffield who is different from the other kids in his class. When his teacher asks her students what…

Sochi Film Festival & Awards Press Conference

‘LONDON BRIEFING’ PRESS CONFERENCE ON 1ST NOVEMBER FOR INDEPENDENT ANGLO-RUSSIAN SOCHI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL & AWARDS 2018 The organisers of the 3rd annual Sochi International Film Festival and Awards (SIFFA’18) will stage a ‘London Briefing’ for the media on the eve…

The Negotiator

Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike star as CIA agents in the thriller ‘The Negotiator’ (a/k/a Beirut), in cinemas and on digital HD from August 10th. In 1972, former U.S. diplomat, Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm), was caught up in a terrorist…