Emma Thompson


There is an expression that American’s Can Act, but the British Do Act. I find the most compelling films around come out of the UK and many of them are independent. Spy celebrates the rise of the British Independent film. The British Independent Film Awards set out to celebrate merit and achievement in independently funded […]

Saving Mr Banks Premieres

Emma Thompson has admitted she loved the “belligerence” of her character in Saving Mr Banks, a film about the long and difficult process of making the Disney musical Mary Poppins. The film, which stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney, had its world premiere in London on Sunday night. It officially brought this year’s BFI London […]