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Boyhood, 11 December 2014

Boyhood

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Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, filmed over 12 years to depict a boy growing up in real time, is extraordinary, says Robbie Collin in The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10959296/Boyhood-review-the-achievement-of-a-lifetime.html

Richard Linklater’s astonishing coming-of-age drama, shot over 12 years, watches a child grow into manhood while the world changes around him, The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jan/21/sundance-boyhood-review-richard-linklater

Watch the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiDztHS3Wos

BELLE, 20 NOVEMBER 2014

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s portrayal of historic figure Dido Elizabeth Belle  could make a star,  says Robbie Collin in The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10894373/Belle-review-a-vital-film.html

Belle, film review: Pride and prejudice in a better class of costume drama, The Independent http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/reviews/belle-film-review-pride-and-prejudice-in-a-better-class-of-costume-drama-9533375.html

Watch the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Qx90wdRD2I

Jersey Boys, 16 October 2014

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“There’s an enjoyable whiff of grilled cheese about Clint Eastwood’s adaptation of the Broadway musical about the Four Seasons,” writes Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian.  http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jun/19/jersey-boys-reviews-clint-eastwood

“Film version goes beyond schmaltz and nostalgia,” says Geoffrey MacNab in The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/reviews/jersey-boys-movie-review-clint-eastwoods-broadway-adaptation-is-a-classy-affair-9548652.html

Watch the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbURfiUWVtg

Grand Budapest Hotel, 18 September 2014

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“This artfully precise comedy is full of rapier-sharp wit, and Ralph Fiennes’s timing is note-perfect” writes Marks Kermode. http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/mar/09/the-grand-budapest-hotel-review-wes-anderson

“Director Wes Anderson is at his quirky best with The Grand Budapest Hotel, which features a very funny performance from Ralph Fiennes” says Tim Robey.  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10621457/The-Grand-Budapest-Hotel-review.html

 Watch the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Fg5iWmQjwk

The Invisible Woman, 17 July 2014

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“Felicity Jones mesmerises as a young actor whose affair with Charles Dickens is depicted in Ralph Fiennes’s adaptation of Claire Tomalin’s book” writes Mark Kermode. http://www.theguardian.com/film/the-invisible-woman

“Ralph Fiennes’s film about the affair that ended Charles Dickens’s marriage casts the author in complex new light” says Tim Robey.  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10621518/The-Invisible-Woman-review.html

Watch the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDMHb3GetIc

12 Years A Slave, 19 June 2014

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“This, at last, really is history written with lightning,” says Robbie Collin in The Telegraph.  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10293267/12-Years-A-Slave-review-This-at-last-really-is-history-written-with-lightning.html

“This modern classic about slavery from the thrilling Steve McQueen transcends even the searing preoccupations of his previous films Shame and Hunger,” says Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian.  http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jan/09/12-years-a-slave-review

Watch the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z02Ie8wKKRg

The Railway Man, 15 May 2014

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“PoW drama The Railway Man bottles up emotions, and history, and uncorks them as therapy,” says Tim Robey in The Telegraph.  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10293554/The-Railway-Man-review.html

“This latest retelling, from a screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson, wrestles with themes of suffering and redemption,” writes Mark Kermode in The Guardian. http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jan/12/railway-man-review-mark-kermode-colin-firth

Watch the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbS_dYEwf2M

Philomena, 20 March 2014

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“Steve Coogan and Judi Dench make a terrific odd couple in this  gripping account of the search for a long-lost child.”  http://www.theguardian.com/film/2013/nov/03/philomena-review-steve-coogan-judi-dench

“Ms. Dench’s Philomena Lee glows with the radiance of someone serene in her faith despite inhumane treatment by the church.” http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/22/movies/philomena-starring-judi-dench-and-steve-coogan.html?_r=0

Watch the trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14zLs-0t3yw

Captain Phillips, 13 February 2014

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Read the reviews:

“Tom Hanks gives the performance of a lifetime,” Mark Kermode, The Observer http://www.theguardian.com/film/2013/oct/20/captain-phillips-review-mark-kermode

“Tom Hanks is at his best in this modern day pircary thriller,” Robbie Collin, The Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10385722/Captain-Phillips-review.html

Watch the trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEyM01dAxp8