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Emma Thompson

Man Up (2015)

Nancy (Lake Bell) is on her way to a party to celebrate her parent's wedding anniversary. Unfortunately - or otherwise depending on your point-of-view - she finds herself, through a series of mistaken identities and pure mischance, on a…

Saving Mr Banks (2013)

Where to start with the absolute joy that is Saving Mr Banks? Maybe from the beginning when it was announced Tom Hanks would be playing Walt Disney and Emma Thompson would be taking the role of P L Travers, the author of Mary Poppins. Add…

Men In Black 3 (2012)

I, like a lot of other people, really, really enjoyed Men In Black. In fact, I still do. Unlike a lot of other people, I also really enjoyed the sequel. It wasn't up to the high standard set by the first film but it was more good fun…

Brave (2012)

Brave is the latest movie from Pixar, you may already be aware of it as their "Scottish" movie. Some people have already made their minds up about it, unhappy with the way that it depicts the Scottish people and the central, free-spirited,…

Love Actually (2003)

Richard Curtis is, you could easily say, quite a giant figure in the modern British film and entertainment industry. His comic writing has provided audiences with a number of classic moments and when he created Four Weddings & A Funeral…

Potty About Potter

A creation that has as much magic in the backstory behind it as it does on the page and on the screen, young Harry Potter was brought to life by J. K. Rowling in the wonderful city of Edinburgh while the woman struggled to cope with life as…