Prince Harry introduces Thomas & Friends 75th anniversary episode ‘The Royal Engine’

‘Thomas & Friends: The Royal Engine’ begins with a special on-camera introduction from The Duke of Sussex. This Thomas & Friends animated special features Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Prince of Wales as a child and has been produced to mark its 75th anniversary year. The Royal Engine will see Thomas the Tank … Read more Prince Harry introduces Thomas & Friends 75th anniversary episode ‘The Royal Engine’

Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley star in Marie Curie biopic ‘Radioactive’

A pioneer in the field of science, and the first woman to win two Nobel prizes, Marie Curie is one of the most important historical figures of the 20th century. A new biopic starring Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley looks at two defining moments in her life: meeting her husband and lifelong research partner Pierre … Read more Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley star in Marie Curie biopic ‘Radioactive’

Rosamund Pike: Women are part of the inequality problem

Rosamund Pike says women need to “speak truth to power” and stop judging themselves and one another in order to achieve true gender equality. The Gone Girl star plays Marie Curie in biopic Radioactive and says despite the role being historical she believes we can still learn a lot from the French-Polish scientist. The actress … Read more Rosamund Pike: Women are part of the inequality problem

Film show: Two empowered feminist films to watch for International Women’s Day

Critic Emma Jones speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news, including two worthwhile watches for International Women’s Day: first, Marjane Satrapi’s biopic “Radioactive” about the life of Marie Curie, starring Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley; then, the inspiring documentary “Woman”, from Ukrainian director Anastasia Mikova and French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand. They also chat about Pixar’s … Read more Film show: Two empowered feminist films to watch for International Women’s Day

BAFTAS: Long List of Nominations Announced

The first round of voting for the 2010 BAFTAS has been concluded. A further round of voting will take place before the final nominations are announced on Thursday 21st January 2010. The “Long List” of nominations for the 2010 Orange British Film Awards is as follows: Best Film Avatar District 9 An Education Gran Torino … Read more BAFTAS: Long List of Nominations Announced