Tag Archives: Steve Coogan

May 22

The Trip To Italy – La Dolce Eata. (Film Review)

The trip to Italy opens in Sydney on the 29th of May 2014 Not being familiar with the previous incarnations of the Coogan/Brydon/Winterbottom food porn series, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I walked into the cinema to see The Trip To Italy, though I was pleasantly surprised to find it was an enjoyable […]

December 17

Philomena – Stephen Frears and Steve Coogan give us the chance to feel extremly comfortable. (Film Review)

Stephen Frears is hit and miss when it comes to female characters but Judi Dench isn’t – she was the female M for chrissakes – so to come at us with the strangely written, safely stereotyped Philomena Lee at the end of a career that saw her totally own female characters like Lady Catherine deBurgh, […]

August 25

What Maisie Knew – Scott McGehee and David Siegel take on Henry James. (film review)

Please note, this review is a discussion on the film that includes spoilers if you are not familiar with the book. What Maisie Knew is a novel written by Henry James in 1897 that is meant to be a harsh criticism on a British society that had no child welfare policies, and used children, just […]