Declining just 16 per cent from its opening session, 1917 has delivered second-weekend box office of £6.19m, bringing the total after 10 days to a hefty £18.4m. That’s very close to the entire UK cinema run of Steven Spielberg’s War Horse (£18.7m). … [Read more...] about UK box office report, Jan 17-19: 1917 will set record as UK cinema’s biggest grossing First World War film
Mangrove director Steve McQueen said: “I couldn’t be happier that Mangrove will open this year’s BFI London Film Festival. Although the themes are universal, Mangrove is a London story. It may have happened 50 years ago, but it’s as relevant today as it was then.” … [Read more...] about BFI London Film Festival 2020 full line-up, dates, opening and closing galas, virtual screenings
But the second question, not of who but of why, clarifies the first one and damns the entire project along the way. There’s an ostensible argument to be mounted that Rudnick considers this an edifying satire pitched to the unconvinced. He makes hollow gestures of aisle-crossing conciliation, as if to show the opposition that their favored political straw people contain multitudes by giving insight into the intimately personal circumstances of their behavior. Rising thespian Mark (Dan Levy) can be whining about the big break he wants, and navigating his queer identity in a business intent on exploiting it. Middle-aged Upper West Sider Miriam (Bette Midler) rips a Maga hat off a stranger in a Starbucks, triggered by memories of her deceased husband. If they – the Republicans, the undecided, whoever – only knew these rich inner stories, perhaps they’d all be able to find a little sympathy and the world would be a less Trumpy place. … [Read more...] about Coastal Elites review – is this the worst film of the year?
Born in Wales in 1944, Rice-Davies later said that at school she won so many prizes that she had to give some of them back to give the other children a chance. She said her twin loves when she was young were her Welsh mountain pony, Laddie, and the medical missionary Albert Schweitzer. “I wanted to hug lepers, hug trees and to join him if I could. But then I did some research and changed my mind.” … [Read more...] about Mandy Rice-Davies had secret meetings with Bridget Fonda over film portrayal
Thought to have been made in the 1970s, the movie tells the story of a brother and sister who are so distraught by the death of their pet dog that they decide to dig their way to hell to rescue their pet's soul, as reported by the Daily Star. … [Read more...] about Horror film claimed to have led to death of 86 people comes to cinemas for first time