Sally Hawkins Editor's Picks

  • Paddington 2 Review

    Paddington 2 is a truly glorious, charming and tender piece of cinema.

    Paddington 2 is a truly glorious, charming and tender piece of cinema.
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  • The Shape of Water Review (Toronto International Film Festival)

    Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is a true labor of love for the filmmaker. We’ve seen him tackle mainstream blockbuster material with Pacific Rim and Hellboy, but this new, surreal love story has more in common with his adored 2006 film,…

    Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is a true labor of love for the filmmaker. We’ve seen him tackle mainstream blockbuster material with Pacific Rim and Hellboy, but this new, surreal love story has more in common with his adored 2006 film, Pan’s Labyrinth.

    It holds the same gentle dark fantasy backbone, using dense colours to tell its story, which follows a mute woman, Eliza (Sally Hawkins), who works as a janitor in a mysterious government laboratory. She keeps in the background,…
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  • Top 5 Sci-Fi films of 2017 so far - and the 5 we can't wait to see...

    As we come to an end of our “half-time” report on all things film in 2017, we take a look back at some of the sci-fi spectaculars we have seen so far, whether it’s in a galaxy far, far away, here on earth or in the distant future we have seen it all – and there’s still so much to see.

    As we come to an end of our “half-time” report on all things film in 2017, we take a look back at some of the sci-fi spectaculars we have seen so far, whether it’s in a galaxy far, far away, here on earth or in the distant future we have seen it all – and there’s still so much to see.
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Sally Hawkins Movie News

  • 61st BFI London Film Festival announces its full line-up

    Today in London, the BFI announced their full line-up for the upcoming 61st London Film Festival, which takes place this October. Hundreds of films are set to appear as part of the festival this year and we have picked out a few choice ones for…

    Today in London, the BFI announced their full line-up for the upcoming 61st London Film Festival, which takes place this October. Hundreds of films are set to appear as part of the festival this year and we have picked out a few choice ones for you, as well as the full list of those in competitions.

    Already announced as opening and closing the festival are Andy Serkis’ Breathe and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, with Battle of the Sexes appearing as the…
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  • Paddington Bear has lost his voice

    Colin Firth has exited the Paddington Bear movie after mutual agreement that his voice didn’t suit the character, according to Entertainment Weekly. He said, “I’ve had the joy of seeing most of the film, and it’s going to be quite wonderful… I…

    Colin Firth has exited the Paddington Bear movie after mutual agreement that his voice didn’t suit the character, according to Entertainment Weekly. He said, “I’ve had the joy of seeing most of the film, and it’s going to be quite wonderful… I still feel rather protective of this bear and I’m pestering them all with suggestions for finding a voice worthy of him.”

    Despite the need for StudioCanal to find a new voice for the little bear, Paddington is still planned for release in British…
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  • Godzilla will roar again

    After opening big with $196,205,000 at the weekend worldwide box office, Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. have officially confirmed that the king of the monsters will return for a second outing, according to Deadline.

    After opening big with $196,205,000 at the weekend worldwide box office, Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. have officially confirmed that the king of the monsters will return for a second outing, according to Deadline.
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Sally Hawkins Movie Reviews

  • Paddington 2 Review

    Paddington 2 is a truly glorious, charming and tender piece of cinema.

    Paddington 2 is a truly glorious, charming and tender piece of cinema.
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  • The Shape of Water Review (Toronto International Film Festival)

    Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is a true labor of love for the filmmaker. We’ve seen him tackle mainstream blockbuster material with Pacific Rim and Hellboy, but this new, surreal love story has more in common with his adored 2006 film,…

    Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is a true labor of love for the filmmaker. We’ve seen him tackle mainstream blockbuster material with Pacific Rim and Hellboy, but this new, surreal love story has more in common with his adored 2006 film, Pan’s Labyrinth.

    It holds the same gentle dark fantasy backbone, using dense colours to tell its story, which follows a mute woman, Eliza (Sally Hawkins), who works as a janitor in a mysterious government laboratory. She keeps in the background,…
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  • Maudie Review

    In spite of the warmth that emanates from this title, it can be accused of feeling a little televisual in its approach, as the sort of film you’d happily sit down and watch on a quiet Sunday afternoon

    In spite of the warmth that emanates from this title, it can be accused of feeling a little televisual in its approach, as the sort of film you’d happily sit down and watch on a quiet Sunday afternoon
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  • X+Y - Review

    Director Morgan Matthews has a considerable background in documentaries. One of them, 2007’s Beautiful Young Minds, focused on the selection process that a group of talented youngsters – many of them autistic – wen through for the…

    Director Morgan Matthews has a considerable background in documentaries. One of them, 2007’s Beautiful Young Minds, focused on the selection process that a group of talented youngsters – many of them autistic – wen through for the International Mathematical Olympiad. It didn’t take great powers of arithmetic to add up that this would make for a great narrative feature – but crushingly, the end result, Matthew’s X+Y, doesn’t live up to its tremendous real-life inspiration.

    Asa…
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Sally Hawkins Movie Features

  • Top 5 Sci-Fi films of 2017 so far - and the 5 we can't wait to see...

    As we come to an end of our “half-time” report on all things film in 2017, we take a look back at some of the sci-fi spectaculars we have seen so far, whether it’s in a galaxy far, far away, here on earth or in the distant future we have seen it all – and there’s still so much to see.

    As we come to an end of our “half-time” report on all things film in 2017, we take a look back at some of the sci-fi spectaculars we have seen so far, whether it’s in a galaxy far, far away, here on earth or in the distant future we have seen it all – and there’s still so much to see.
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  • Paddington featurette

    Paddington featurette.

    Paddington featurette.
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  • Paddington from page to screen

    A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realise that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly…

    A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realise that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family, who read the label around his neck (‘Please look after this bear. Thank you.’) and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist…
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Sally Hawkins Movie Trailers

  • Paddington 2 Trailer

    Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

    Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
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  • Maudie - Trailer

    An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

    An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.
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  • X + Y trailer

    A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.

    A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
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  • Paddington trailer

    Adapted from Michael Bond’s books, Paddington follows the comic misadventures of a polite young bear with an endearing talent for comic chaos.

    Adapted from Michael Bond’s books, Paddington follows the comic misadventures of a polite young bear with an endearing talent for comic chaos.
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Sally Hawkins Movie Interviews

  • Hugh Bonneville, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin Paddington 2 interview

    Flickreel interviews stars Hugh Bonneville, Madeleine Harris & Samuel Joslin about their work on Paddington 2. Paddington 2 is in UK cinemas from Friday 10th November and out in the US early next year.

    Flickreel interviews stars Hugh Bonneville, Madeleine Harris & Samuel Joslin about their work on Paddington 2. Paddington 2 is in UK cinemas from Friday 10th November and out in the US early next year.
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  • Paul King and Simon Farnaby Paddington 2 interview

    Flickreel interviews writer/director Paul King and writer/performer Simon Farnaby about their marvellous work on Paddington 2. Paddington 2 is in UK cinemas from Friday 10th November and out in the US early next year.

    Flickreel interviews writer/director Paul King and writer/performer Simon Farnaby about their marvellous work on Paddington 2. Paddington 2 is in UK cinemas from Friday 10th November and out in the US early next year.
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  • David Heyman Paddington 2 interview

    Flickreel interviews producer David Heyman about his movie Paddington 2. Paddington 2 is in UK cinemas from Friday 10th November and out in the US early next year.

    Flickreel interviews producer David Heyman about his movie Paddington 2. Paddington 2 is in UK cinemas from Friday 10th November and out in the US early next year.
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  • Paddington - An interview with composer Nick Urata

    We sat down with Paddington‘s composer, Nick Urata, to hear his thoughts on the soundtrack which he created for the film…

    We sat down with Paddington‘s composer, Nick Urata, to hear his thoughts on the soundtrack which he created for the film…
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