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Film Posts 41 – The Big Short

It’s taken so long to get round to writing this post that I’d almost forgotten seeing The Big Short. The film deals with the financial crash of 2008, and particularly with three groups who saw it coming and set up … Continue reading

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Film Posts 40 – The Revenant

Who will like this film: Fans of Leonardo di Caprio Fans of suffering acting Fans of Leonardo di Caprio doing suffering acting for two hours, where every scene screams “give me an Oscar!” People who like trees People who like … Continue reading

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Film Posts 38 – Room

Room spent little time in our local multiplex, hurriedly shouldered aside for 15 showings a day of the latest teen crowd-pleaser, so we saw this in the lovely Old Market Hall in Shrewsbury. The problem with writing about Room is that … Continue reading

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Film Posts 37 – Deadpool

Not a lot to say about Deadpool, since it’s weeks since I saw it, other than it was a fun couple of hours. It’s violent, profane, witty, knowing and spectacular in places. Ryan Reynolds has a lot of fun, including … Continue reading

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Film Posts 36 – Creed

I’ve been away from the blog for so long, it’s going to take a little while to catch up on the Film Posts. And I’ve now passed the 12 month mark for my Cineworld card, which is why I started … Continue reading

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Film Posts 33 – Branagh Theatre Company Live: The Winter’s Tale, 3rd January 2016

This was the first time I’d seen The Winter’s Tale, which apparently is one of Shakespeare’s “problem plays”. How did it get like this? (William Shakespeare calls on Richard Burbage at The Globe Theatre) BURBAGE: Come in, Will. Now, about that new play … Continue reading

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Film Posts 32: Star Wars: The Force Awakens – 24th December 2015

My take on Star Wars: The Force Awakens Continue reading

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