Paddington review

Adapting Michel Bond’s much beloved but rather slim Paddington stories couldn’t have been easy for writer-director Paul King, but it’s clear that he took the job very seriously and poured his heart and soul into it. As a result, he’s made a film that’s both carefully thought out and very smartly executed. The movie opens with with newsreel-style footage of … Read more

Cannes: Grace of Monaco review

Grace Kelly (Nicole Kidman) and her marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco (Tim Roth) is the ostensible subject of Olivier Dahan’s soapy biopic Grace of Monaco, but Dahan has not limited himself simply to their relationship. Instead, he’s sought to explore the wider implications of their marriage. It’s an admirable ambition. Unfortunately, he has … Read more