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REVIEW: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

What makes a “based on a true story” film legitimately compelling rather than a fleetingly entertaining curiosity? The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, the latest Netflix original film and directorial debut from actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, may be an utterly conventional heart-warmer of a true story,…

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REVIEW: Isn’t It Romantic (2019)

“They’ll never make a movie about girls like us, and you know why? Because it would be so sad that they’d have to sprinkle Prozac on the popcorn or people would kill themselves”- Natalie’s Mum Rebel Wilson stars as Natalie, a New York dwelling architect who…

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REVIEW: Le Voyage Dans la Lune (1902)

Le Voyage Dans la Lune or A Trip To The Moon to you and I philistines is a French film from 1902. Taught in film studies classes all over the world it is one of the first narrative films ever made. Directed by George Melies, who made over…

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BFI COMEDY GENIUS: Sightseers (2012)

The second strand of Showroom Cinema’s BFI Comedy Genius season is Contemporary British Comedy – an exploration of quintessentially British wit, expect a bitter twist and a sprinkling of social realism delivered by the British stars of today (and tomorrow). Kicking off this strand was Ben Wheatley’s…

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A Hero Is Born In The Final ‘Aquaman’ Trailer

“Following the events of Justice League, Arthur Curry, the reluctant ruler of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, is caught in a battle between surface dwellers that threaten his oceans and his own people, who are ready to lash out and invade the surface.” Directed by: James Wan Cast: Jason Momoa,…