Every time I watch a film that is based in the UK, features British actors, but is then financed by Hollywood and ultimately geared towards an American audience I cringe.
The characters always seem to be upper class individuals, who speak in cut glass English accents, and drink tea and eat scones all day.
I don’t recognise the Britain that is being portrayed on the big screen. A classic example of this has to be the film ‘Notting Hill’ starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant. What a JOKE!!! Richard Curtis you deserve a slap!
Anyway check out this article I found today which breaks down through words and pictures Hollywood’s seriously misguided idea of Britain ….
If Hollywood was to make a film with Brixton, Hackney, Tottenham, or Peckham as it’s back drop, I dread to think what their interpretation would look and sound like……