All posts by Meg Kennedy

Natalie Dormer joins cast of Picnic At Hanging Rock television adaptation

Best known for her roles as the seductive Margaery Tyrell on Game of Thrones and daring film-maker Cressida in the last two Hunger Games films, British actress Natalie Dormer is headed Down Under for the new television adaptation of the 1967 Australian historical mystery novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay.... Continue Reading

Oscar favourites dominate 2017 BAFTA Awards: La La Land and Manchester By the Sea among biggest winners

It’s almost set in Stone (pun not intended) of who will be raking in the Golden Men at the Oscars later this month, as La La Land continued to dominate internationally at the BAFTAs last night, taking home five films including the top award of the night, Best Film, Leading Actress for Emma Stone, Best Director for Damien Chazelle and Best Cinematography for Linus Sandgren.... Continue Reading

Interview: Training Day and Silicon Valley composer Jeff Cardoni talks recreating iconic sounds and the power of comedy on music

With the new TV series Training Day – an adaptation of the acclaimed 2001 film – hitting airwaves in the USA last week, we caught up with the show’s composer Jeff Cardoni to talk about his work taking the original score and reinterpreting it for the small screen. We also talk about some of his other projects – including the hilarious series Silicon Valley and the upcoming Netflix series GirlBoss.... Continue Reading

First Impressions: Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (USA, 2017) is enchanting, but needs time to find its footing

Right from the opening credits, A Series of Unfortunate Events consistently reminds you this tale is not for the fainthearted.  Author Lemony Snicket (Patrick Warburton) reiterates as the narrator of the series that the story is dreadful, melancholy and not for those looking for a happy narrative – but for Netflix, the self-aware entertainment bodes a mysterious and enticing streak that is enough to keep you hooked.... Continue Reading