Tag Archives: The Bellissimo Files

From Pinky Promises to the Oscars – Steve Rogers and Craig Gillespie talk “I, Tonya”

When writer, Steve Rogers, sealed the deal to turn Tonya Harding’s life story into a film, with a pinky promise, the last place he thought he would be going to was the Oscars! But, the film that tells the story … Continue reading

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Review: “The Post”

For the first time ever, Hollywood heavy weights, Meryl Streep, Tim Hanks and Stephen Spielberg come together on the big screen to tell the story that shook America to its core – the discovery of the Pentagon papers. The Papers … Continue reading

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Review: “The Commuter”

The Commuter Stop the train – I want to get off. Not because something sinister is happening on the train but because I can’t believe what I am watching! We all loved the fact that in his mid 50s, Liam … Continue reading

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Interview: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks (The Post)

Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Stephen Spielberg team up, on the big screen, for the very first time in “The Post”. As to be expected, when there is talent of this calibre, they deliver a fantastic film. One that is … Continue reading

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Interview: Kristin Scott-Thomas (“Darkest Hour”)

Kristin Scott Thomas stars as Clementine, Winston Churchill’s wife, in “Darkest Hour”. I got the chance to have a quick chat with Kristin about why after declining the role so many times, this was the film she wanted to portray … Continue reading

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Interview: Lily James (Darkest Hours)

Lily James is brilliant as ‘Elizabeth Layton’, Winston Churchill’s (Gary Oldman) secretary and right hand woman, in “Darkest Hour”. I recently caught up with Lily to talk about: the responsibility she felt playing a character based on someone who existed. … Continue reading

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Help! Why is that word sometimes so hard to say?

  The above picture is what people saw on their TVs this morning if they were watching “Ireland AM”. It looks like things are all under control, just as we are about to go to air. What no-one sees (or … Continue reading

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