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Movie Ramblings: An Education

Jenny is a bored schoolgirl in 1960s London. Her parents (more accurately her father) have decided that she is going to Oxford and her life revolves round doing the kinds of things that prepare you for getting into Oxford; studying for exams, learning a musical instrument, “joining in” with clubs and societies, speaking Latin & French. 902 more words


Their Finest [2016]

I’m not too sure why I opted for this film at this festival. It’s definitely going to get a mainstream cinema release and it’s going to be a big hit. 100 more words


Bill Nighy & Gemma Arterton At 'Their Finest': "It's A Little Window In Film History" - Toronto Studio

Danish director Lone Scherfig continues her path to British citizenship with Their Finest, which took its world premiere bow at the Toronto Film Festival this past weekend. 418 more words


Toronto Film Review: 'Their Finest'

“Their Finest” is set in London in 1940, during the height of the Blitz, and takes its title from a speech by Winston Churchill. It is a film about filmmaking, in particular the making of a film that needs to serve as a salve for the besieged British populace, boosting morale and helping, in its own way, to win the War. 848 more words


Lessons from the University of Life: An Education (2009)

Jenny Mellor’s father (Alfred Molina) doesn’t believe in concerts. “He’d say there’s no point to them,” Jenny (Carey Mulligan), a schoolgirl in 1961 London, explains near the beginning of the 2009  Lone Scherfig-directed film… 944 more words


'Their Finest' to Premiere at TIFF 2016


“…Jeremy Irons turns up for a delicious cameo…”

Their Finest will have its World Premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.

It will screen on Sunday, September 11, at Roy Thomson Hall at 3:30pm. 379 more words

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Jeremy Irons Stars in 'Their Finest'

Jeremy Irons has a small role, as the Secretary of War, in the film Their Finest, directed by Lone Scherfig. The film is based on the 2009 novel… 86 more words

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