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Wonka is a chocolate box of delights

Director Paul King is the man behind the Paddington movies, so we have every right to expect great things from Wonka, and his trademark whimsy has certain certainly been put to good use again. The… read more
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A Final Curtain Call for Caine and Jackson

  Michael Caine and the late Glenda Jackson bring their considerable acting skills to bear on The Great Escaper, a simple, heart-warming story of a D-day veteran who "escapes" to France to attend the 70th… read more
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Come and see the violence inherent in the system

They say the necessity is the mother of invention, and I doubt there's a better exemplar of the maxim than Monty Python and the Holy Grail, a film that, as the posters said at the… read more
Posted in Comedy, Film

An Unlikely tale of Contrition and Kindness

Adapted from Rachel Joyce’s bestselling novel, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry is a deceptively simple tale of a man that walks the length of England, imagining that the act itself will prevent an old friend… read more
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A Haunting tale of Murder

Kenneth Branagh’s latest Poirot adventure, very loosely based on Agatha Christie's Halloween Party, is a significant departure from the star filled travelogues that preceded it, and is all the better for it. While the essential… read more
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Painting the Modern Garden

The Royal Academy’s exhibition ‘Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse‘ traced the emergence of the modern garden using a vast collection of works by some of the most important Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Avant-Garde artists… read more
Posted in Art, Film

And Then Come The Nightjars

The fictional world of the Detectorists, the fishing exploits of Whitehouse and Mortimer and Benjamin Myer's Perfect Golden Circle all deal with the stoic, idiosyncratic, emotionally repressed bond between two heterosexual men, but its a… read more
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Past Lives wonders what might have been

Celine Song's astonishingly assured directorial debut seems all the more poignant when you learn it is loosely autobiographical. Much like Greta Lee’s Nora, she lives in New York, having migrated from Korea twenty years previously.… read more
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Joseph Fiennes Scores a Winner for Dear England

Sport and Stage make uneasy bed fellows, generally requiring two members of any self-respecting pub quiz team. Attempts to dramatize the former, in particular football, have generally fallen short of their goal. It would be… read more
Posted in Film, Theatre

A whip smart script makes for a cracking film

Can it really be over forty years since the first Indiana Jones film? If so, can it really be Harrison Ford running atop a moving train in the latest one? With the assistance of some… read more
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