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Paddington 2 (2017)

I’m the biggest fan of Paddington Bear anywhere in the world. And that’s a fucking fact.

When I was two years old, my mum and dad bought me a ‘life-size’ Paddy, complete with the hat, duffle coat and Wellington boots. 337 more words

Film & TV

A Look Back: Bridget Jones's Diary

People have different definitions of the word “genius,” but I think regardless of which one you use, Jane Austen qualifies, not only because her books, set in period England, translate so well when Hollywood wants to make a modernized version of them (something that’s also true of Shakespeare) but because she managed to write two novels with opposite life lessons, both of which resonate with today’s reader/viewer. 652 more words

Movie Reviews

PADDINGTON BEAR 2**** A Christmas Joy

THERE ARE A couple of scenes in this marvelous movie that are guffawingly funny. When the brilliantly realized, thoroughly clutzy, Paddington (voiced by Ben Wishaw) decides he has to earn some money cleaning windows, Director Paul King (who directed the first movie) unleashes a series of comedy routines that are simply priceless. 344 more words


Grant, Scott-Thomas and Janney to discuss their careers

Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott-Thomas and Allison Janney will each be the subject of BAFTA’s A Life In Pictures in the run-up to Christmas. 249 more words


Paddington 2 Review (2017)

Director: Paul King

Writer(s): Paul King Simon Farnaby

Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters, 
Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw… 634 more words

Paddington 2 ⭐⭐⭐½

An adorable improvement from the first film, it is also sophisticated enough to deliver comedy that invokes Harold Lloyd or Chaplin, yet for every sequence where Paddington manages to set his neighbours or in-mates right by sheer innocent force of what Aunt Lucy has taught him, there’s a… 249 more words


B007 Ep 131 - Good Time - Mudbound - Murder On The Orient Express - Paddington 2

Bina007 reviews two of this week’s new UK releases – the indie crime thriller Good Time (2m45) and the Mississippi set racial drama Mudbound (8m15) – as well as two major films that are still playing – Murder On The Orient Express (16m30) – and Paddington 2 (25m15). 55 more words