PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Burr Steers Stars: Lily James, Sam Riley, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcoate, Suki Waterhouse, Ellie Bamber, Millie Brady, Charles Dance, Matt Smith, Sally Phillips, Emma Greenwell, Eva Bell. Jane Austen is probably rolling over in her frilly lace bonnet and hooped skirts at the thought of what Hollywood has done to her classic tale of romance, manners, marriage and class in Edwardian England. As the title suggests, Pride And Prejudice And Zombies takes Austen's source material and injects healthy doses of zombies into the mix. Continue reading

LOVE, ROSIE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Christian Dittner Stars: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Jaime Winstone, Tamsin Egerton, Suki Waterhouse, Christian Cooke. This is another of those sweet and predictable romantic comedies - like When Harry Met Sally, Four Weddings And A Funeral, Serendipity, etc - where it is obvious that the two characters should be together, but the film follows a long and teasing will they or won't they structure before reaching a satisfactory conclusion. But somehow Love, Rosie lacks the spark and the genuine humour of those crowd pleasing romcoms written Continue reading