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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!

Posts tagged “Cinema

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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Hidden Figures (2016) Review

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NASA was a different place early on the space programme as they were attempting to get a rocket into space. This story shows how three African-American women played vital roles in making that happen, all possessing incredible mathematical skills.

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Loving (2016) Review

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The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving an interracial couple who were punished in Virginia for being together. The fight they must endure for their love to be recognised will eventually change America.

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January 2017 at the Cinema

Always one of the busiest months at the cinema due to the number of releases, especially in the build up to Awards season.

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I certainly got my moneys worth (and more) from my Cineworld Unlimited pass which costs £17.40 per month, so seeing 12 films cost me a very little £1.45. When you work it out that way fantastic value for money!

I managed to see the following films:

1st – Silence – Review

3rd – A Monster Calls – Review

5th – Assassin’s Creed – Review

8th – La La Land – Review

14th – La La Land – Review

15th – Live By Night – Review

20th – Jackie – Review

22nd – Manchester by the Sea – Review

23rd – Hacksaw Ridge – Review

25th – Lion – Review

29th – Split – Review

30th – Moonlight – Review

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Moonlight (2016) Review

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The film takes a look at the life of a boy growing into a man and struggling through different phases of his life, having to contend with the rough neighbourhood in Miami.

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Split (2016) Review

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Kevin has been diagnosed with having 23 different personalities, one of which decided to kidnap three teenage girls who must try to escape before the 24th personality is released.

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City of Stars . . . Are you shining just for me?

Following the Oscar 2017 nominations being announced yesterday and La La Land being nominated for an impressive 14, I felt like I had to gush (even more) about the film. Have I mentioned that I totally loved it? Maybe you missed my review, read it here.

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Are you shining just for me?
City of stars
There’s so much that I can’t see
Who knows?
I felt it from the first embrace I shared with you
That now our dreams
They’ve finally come true

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Lion (2016) Review

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The incredible true story of Saroo who at five years old gets lost on the streets of Calcutta thousands of kilometres from his home. He faced many challenges to survive before being adopted by a couple in Australia, but has never been able to escape the memories of his lost family.

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Review

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The incredible true story of Desmond Doss an American Army Medic serving in World War II and how he won a medal of honour without actually firing from a gun!

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