Tag Archive | Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw to play MP’s lover opposite Hugh Grant in BBC One’s A Very English Scandal

Ben Whishaw to play MP’s lover opposite Hugh Grant in BBC One’s A Very English Scandal

Ben Whishaw will star as Norman Scott opposite Hugh Grant, who was recently announced as playing the disgraced MP Jeremy Thorpe, in Russell T Davies’ major three-part drama A Very English Scandal for BBC One. A Very English Scandal is based on the bestselling book by the author and former Arts Editor of the Evening […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Danish Girl

Film Review & Trailer: The Danish Girl

Frances Winston feels that director Hooper made a good job of this film, a touching story about a transgender’s journey to become their true self Directed by: Tom Hooper – Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ben Whishaw, Sebastian Koch, Amber Heard In a year where Ireland embraced transgender rights, this movie seems rather […]

Film Review & Trailer: Spectre 007

Film Review & Trailer: Spectre 007

Frances Winston really enjoyed this latest Bond offering, and feels it is even better that Skyfall Directed by: Sam Mendes – Starring Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennnes, Rory Kinnear Love him or hate him, James Bond is back, and as usual the release of […]

Film Review: Lilting

Film Review: Lilting

Frances Winston finds this coming out film to be beautifully crafted and touching Directed by: Hong Khaou – Starring: Ben Whishaw, Cheng Pei-Pei, Andrew Leung, Morven Christie, Naomi Christie, Peter Bowles This debut from Cambodian-born British writer/director Hong Khaou hits our screens having already won huge acclaim and awards on the festival circuit – and rightly […]

Review: Teenage

Review: Teenage

Director/Writer – Matt Wolf Featuring the voices of: Ben Whishaw, Jena Malone, Julia Hummer, Jessie Usher Inspired by the book Teenage: The Creation of Youth 1845 – 1945 by Jon Savage, Teenage challenges the idea that youth culture began with Elvis Presley and rock’n’roll, charting the concept of adolescence from the 1920s, when child labour was being […]