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Review: The Zookeeper’s Wife – “Moving, shocking and yet strangely hopeful”

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in All, Books, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

I almost didn’t see this film and something tells me I’m not alone in this. I was away the first week it arrived in cinemas (which made it...

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52 Films By Women: April

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in All, Film, Headline, News | 0 comments

Rewatches were the staple this month, a couple of which I hadn’t seen in a very long time (but which still hadn’t lost their...

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Review: The Handmaiden – “Breathtaking and bold cinema”

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in All, Books, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

A sensual saga, with dark undertones, The Handmaiden is another impressive story from director Park Chan-Wook – though his fans are likely...

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52 Films By Women: March

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in All, Film, Headline, News | 0 comments

Retro cinema outings, comic books about the everyday, the pressure of celebrity, the love of basketball, a magical nanny, women going...

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Review: Viceroy’s House – “Incredibly current”

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in All, biopic, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Gurinder Chadha’s latest film follows the last viceroy as he goes to India to prepare the country and its leaders for independence from...

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52 Films By Women: February

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in All, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

After a nasty cold had me bed-ridden for a four-day weekend, I pretty much hit my quota for February before the first week was up (thank...

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Check out some photos from the BAFTA 2017 Red Carpet

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in All, Film, News | 0 comments

It was another cold London afternoon when acting royalty and actual royalty descended for the BAFTA awards 2017 (you see who won here) at...

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52 Films By Women: January

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in action, All, Comics, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

As an aspiring scriptwriter myself I have become more and more aware in recent years of the imbalance currently in cinema, from the moment...

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2016 London Film Festival Review: Their Finest – “A love letter to filmmaking”

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in All, comedy, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

This delightful wartime comedy drama from director Lone Scherfig sees a new female writer brought on to write the ‘slop’...

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2016 London Film Festival Review: A Quiet Passion

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 1 comment

A Quiet Passion begins with a delightful opener that introduces us to the bold and soulful poet, Emily Dickinson. We meet her family, see...

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