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UNCUT GEMS – Film Review

Uncut Gems

Executively produced by Martin Scorsese (GOODFELLAS, GANGS OF NEW YORK, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET) and starring Adam Sandler in a serious but not unfunny role as Howard Ratner-a New York jeweller with gambling debts, a failed marriage with children, and a loose partner with whom he now shares...

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OUTBREAK 1995 – Film Review

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When the film CONTAGION was recently broadcast on ITV2, I was surprised to hear it had been received with a number of complaints from viewers who felt further scared by the subject matter. Unlike when I was growing up when there was only 3 terrestrial channels to choose from,...

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The Call Of The Wild – Film Review

The Call Of The Wild - Film Review

The Call Of The Wild starring Harrison Ford re-tells Jack London’s original short story loosely based on the author’s personal experience during the 19th Century Klondike Gold rush. The film was released to coincide with School’s half term and so is clearly tailored for children also. Telling the story...

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ACADEMY AWARDS 2018 PREDICTIONS AND LEAKS – EXCLUSIVE CLIP

The Academy Awards 2018 will air from 9pm on Sunday, March 4th, 2018 Check out the exclusive clip from Mike Hodges below ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE NOMINEES TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET Call Me by Your Name DANIEL DAY-LEWIS Phantom Thread DANIEL KALUUYA Get Out GARY OLDMAN Darkest Hour DENZEL WASHINGTON...

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Sputnik Orbiting the World & Episode 214 RT

Who killed British cinema? Until 1970 Britain had the second biggest film industry in the world. Studios such as Rank, Associated British Picture Corporation, British Lion and Anglo-Amalgamated made and released a film almost every week of the year. Tens of thousands of British people worked in the nation’s...

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The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: Who Killed British Cinema?

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: Who Killed British Cinema?

George Galloway discussed Who Killed British Cinema with a variety of guests and of course got stuck in to the subject of Donald Trump. Our talkRADIO host spoke to screenwriter Jonathan Gems and directors Robin Dutta and Vinod Mahindru about the British film industry.

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BECTU sector of Prospect union screening of Who Killed British Cinema? 17th October 2017

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If you would like to attend this free BECTU event at The Cinema Museum, Kennington London on the 17th October doors opening at 5.30pm please register at https://who-killed-british-cinema.eventbrite.com Taken 2 years but we are finally here.  The screening of “Who Killed British Cinema?” by Media and Entertainment union BECTU...

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Dunkirk 2017 Film Review

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In WHO KILLED BRITISH CINEMA? , Sir Ben Kingsley states in response to the next generation of UK film makers: “ We have to be valiant!” Bravery is precisely what English film director Christopher Nolan represents in DUNKIRK. There are no Americans. The film is propped up by Kenneth Branagh,...

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The Book of Henry – Film Review

An emotive and original piece of writing (Gregg Hurwitz) following a recent trend of very strong child performances with THE SHACK, GIFTED, released this month.  Henry is still not a teenager but plays the role of responsible adult alongside official single parent played by the impressive Naomi Watts. He...

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Hampstead – Film Review

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American legend Diane Keaton stars alongside Brendan Gleeson and Simon Callow in this British story loosely based on the life of Harry Hallowes known as the Hampstead Heath squatter. Just like THE LADY IN THE VAN, also based on a true character, eccentricity and social responsibility have always been...

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