Aladdin: Disney remakes and the power of nostalgia

Do you ever get that feeling, when you're a bit worse for wear, or just a bit down, that the only thing that will make you feel better is a really good kids' film? How often do you then turn to Disney to help pick you up? That feeling - of comfort, losing yourself in … Continue reading Aladdin: Disney remakes and the power of nostalgia

Crazy Rich Asians: Henry Golding on becoming a leading man in his first film

Henry Golding's first job as an actor just happened to be as leading man in a giant Hollywood romcom. So far, the film's made over $160m (£128m) worldwide, and been loved by critics - it's got a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Its plotline is pretty much summed up by the title: Crazy Rich Asians. … Continue reading Crazy Rich Asians: Henry Golding on becoming a leading man in his first film

Film Review: Amy

The fact that you know how the story will end gives Amy a sense of foreboding which only amplifies as the documentary develops. Entirely told through the use of existing footage – much of it previously unseen – and interviews with the most important people surrounding Amy Winehouse during her 27 years, director Asif Kapadia … Continue reading Film Review: Amy