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I spend a lot of time at either the cinema or theatre. You will then find reviews from these films and shows!

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8 Years of Let’s Go To The Movies!

I have a confession to make I missed my blog-versary marking the 8th year since I started Let’s Go To The Movies.

Which was the 9th February 2009!

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It has been a pretty incredible adventure so far, here is to many more years in the film and theatre blogging world!

Thank you to everyone who reads, likes, comments and shares. Both on the blog and via Twitter!

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Musical Moments – La La Land

It’s Oscars week, plenty of build up and related posts coming on Let’s Go To The Movies so let’s kick it off with the haunting City of Stars!

Apocalypse Now (1979) Review

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Captain Benjamin L. Willard is sent to find Colonel Walter E. Kurtz during the War in Vietnam, as he has set himself up as a God to a tribe in Cambodia.

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Fences (2016) Review

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Troy Maxson is a working class African-American trying to provide for his families in the 1950s as well as battling his demons of a life he missed out on.

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Girlfriend’s Day (2017) Review

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In a city which hails greeting card writers like movie stars everything falls apart for Ray Wentworth who was a very successful Romance writer. Not that you would really be able to guess that when you see how cynical he really is.

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Why Fifty Shades is anything but romantic!

Everyone at the moment is apparently in love with Christian Grey again. You know that billionaire who thrives off abusing women with pain in “sex” punishments to make himself feel better.

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In Fifty Shades Darker he even calls himself a sadist. He’s controlling, manipulative and suffocating. Telling you that you can’t do something and wanting you just for his own. The latter of that would or could be nice I guess but not in the way it is portrayed through his character. Does this therefore risk our ideas of love and relationships to change?

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Give me Robert in Bridges of Madison County standing in the rain any day over Christian Grey and his “playroom” any day!

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Sing (2016) Review

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Buster Moon owns a Theatre and he is about to do everything possible to save it when he really has his last chance before the bank takes it off him, so he decides to launch a singing competition.

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Fifty Shades Darker (2017) Review

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We get the second part of the Grey series and find out how Christian Grey is battling his demons and how Ana must deal with the women in his past.

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V-Day . . . I’m a soppy romantic at heart!

I wasn’t going to mention that it is Valentine’s Day . . . Honest. But every year I cannot help but come up with something to post about. Last year I went for it with some huge posts and put together 100 Romantic Films but if you are more cynical than that here is a Top 10 of Anti Valentine’s Day Films!

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No better way to start off than with this incredibly amazing (and soppy) quote from one of my all time favourite films ever. You cannot help but love When Harry Met Sally!

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Musical Moments – And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going

Having seen Dreamgirls on Friday night I thought it was more than worth having this as the Musical Moment this Monday! With three different versions of the song, considering Amber Riley aka Mercedes from Glee was in the show first here is the clip of her performing from Graham Norton just before Dreamgirls opened in the West End.

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