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Judi Dench reprises her portrayal of Queen Victoria

Judi Dench reprises her portrayal of Queen Victoria

The delightful Dame Judi Dench portrays Queen Victoria for the second time in her career in the upcoming film Victoria and Abdul.  Dench first portrayed the English monarch in the 1997 film Mrs Brown, now two decades later she’s reprising the role in a new film from Australian director Stephen Frears. The film is based on […]

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What’s good at the movies?

The First Monday in May (M) Directed by Andrew Rossi The title refers to the annual fundraising gala for the Manhattan’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Money raised goes to the museum’s costume institute which houses the world’s biggest collection of fashion. Rossi, who shot and edited the breath-taking doco, captures all the behind-the-scenes details as […]

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What’s good at the movies?

What’s good at the movies?

Carol  (MA) Directed by Todd Haynes Carol Aird (Cate Blanchett) is a wealthy New York mother who is separated from her husband. She is stylish, sensuous and seductive and not interested in her desperate husband Harge (Kyle Chandler) since discovering the joys of a lesbian relationship. It is 1952 when Carol meets shy shop girl […]

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