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Frost come, frost served: Premiere coverage and review of “Daddy’s Home 2”

Frost come, frost served: Premiere coverage and review of “Daddy’s Home 2”

Culture, Entertainment, Film, Premiere
A-List Hollywood stars Will Ferrell, John Lithgow, Mark Wahlberg, and Mel Gibson attended the UK film premiere of their new movie "Daddy's Home 2" in Leicester Square on Thursday. Ferrell, enjoyed attention from the fans and spent a generous amount of time talking to reporters, whereas Wahlberg barely talked to anyone. Just like their characters in the movie, Ferrell is positive and friendly, while Wahlberg more distant and reserved. As we approach into winter, people are beginning to prepare for the holidays. Drinking hot chocolate, wearing fuzzy socks, and of course watching feel-good Christmas comedies all month long. How about adding "Daddy's Home 2" to your movie list? Following the 2015 hit movie "Daddy's Home," new friends and co-parents Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Wil
The Day After: Human Nature Takes Centre Stage At London Korean Film Festival

The Day After: Human Nature Takes Centre Stage At London Korean Film Festival

Art, Culture, Entertainment, Film, Premiere
When recalling his interview with Hong Sang-soo, director of The Day After, this year’s opening film at the London Korean Film Festival, film critic Tony Rayns remembers being baffled. Why? Well, Sang-Soo’s answers to every question put to him were something along the lines of ‘I don’t know.’ For a director whose movies are renowned for their depth and characters, and are permanent fixtures at prestigious film festivals—in fact, The Day After was in the running for the Palme D’or at Cannes this year, along with another of his features, Claire’s Camera—Hong Sang-soo ‘wings it’ way too often than one would think. If he feels like it, he does it. His work mirrors his eccentricity, and maybe that’s what makes it so great. Shot entirely in black and white, The Day After is the story of th