In photos: the story of Prague Studios

Prague Studios is one of the largest film and television production studios in the Czech Republic and sees a multitude of local and international talent pass through its doors on a day to day basis. I recently took a tour to get a feel for the place, and was treated to some surprising titbits about the complex's intriguing history.

The Zookeeper’s Wife trailer – Jessica Chastain as WWII heroine

I've been looking forward to this film for quite some time. First of all, it's a heartwarming World War II story with the Jessica Chastain in a leading role. Second of all, it was filmed in Prague Zoo, one of the world's best and the perfect backdrop for such an epic - those are real lion cubs! With Whale Rider director Niki Caro at the helm, I wouldn't be surprised if The Zookeeper's Wife receives Oscar attention in the near future. A moving trailer with a phenomenal backing track by Icelandic band Sigur Rós. Prague readers make sure you keep an eye out for familiarities, there are a few that pop up.

Anthropoid review

6.5/10 Anthropoid is a WWII thriller about two Czech soldiers on an assassination mission in Prague. Although the film has ample opportunity to flesh out an intense and historic story through the eyes and ears of the Czech resistance, the film falls a little short of delivering the emotion that I was expecting.