This is a joyous family feelgood picture that will enchant die-hard Poppins fans and newcomers alike
If you loved the first Kingsman, then you are bound to enjoy this one just as much
Bridget Jones is feeling her age, and it shows, but this film is a funny and nostalgic check in with our big drinking BFF
Firth is well cast as ex army officer Eric Lomax, portrayed here as an uptight train enthusiast.
For fans of Le Carre's book there are changes and the book's somewhat meaty storyline has been pared down, but the key events are here (if moved to a different setting).
To say I was looking forward to seeing this film would be something of an understatement.
Here's something that didn't come up in any of the history lessons we had at school.
And then you sit down and watch it and discover, well, yes, some admittedly odd animation (and more on that in a second) but an overall excellent adaptation that delivers...