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Month: September 2014

Pride – Are you proud to be British?

Pride (UK, 2014) UK Release by Pathé – 12th September 2014 Directed by Matthew Warchus  Brief Synopsis: It is London in the summer of 1984 and it is time for change. A young group of Gay UK activists develop a group to support the Mineworkers strike happening across the nation, it is a long-shot but they soon find a struggling local community in Wales and raise enough money to support them. There is controversy and plenty of chaos to ensue.   What a triumph! Not only for the British film industry… Read more Pride – Are you proud to be British?

Before I go to Sleep – It deserves an audience, but not a place in the history books

  Before I go to Sleep (UK, 2014) UK Release by StudioCanal – 5th September 2014 Directed by Rowan Joffe Brief Synopsis: Christine Lucas wakes up feeling exactly the same every morning: confused as to her whereabouts and believing she is still in her twenties. She is only able to store information for a day, but soon begins to seek terrifying truths in her life when her psychiatrist gives her the upper hand.  Credit is due for Nicole Kidman who continues to take on interesting and challenging roles (Grace of… Read more Before I go to Sleep – It deserves an audience, but not a place in the history books

The Guest – A delicious guilty pleasure

  The Guest – US, 2014 UK Release by Icon Film Distribution – 5th September 2014 Directed by Adam Wingard Brief Synopsis: In what is fundamentally a new spawn of Stoker, a hard-hitting solider fools a family into welcoming him into their home. The rather intense accidents that follow are no coincidence..  One may initially ponder why they bothered to make the effort, but Dan Stevens and the atypical character he plays called David will soon keep you entranced. David, at first, is presented as the lad prototype, the guy who gets… Read more The Guest – A delicious guilty pleasure