London 16 August 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-45211120 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A man who filmed up women's skirts near Buckingham Palace has been sentenced.Richard Sivier, 57, was spotted by police using a … [Read more...] about Man who filmed up skirts sentenced
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Disney-Marvel superhero collaboration earn an estimated $41.1 million for the three-day weekend 0SHARES Share Tweet Email PHOTO: FILE LOS ANGELES: “Black Panther” kept up its record-setting ways in North American theaters over the weekend, easily defeating a challenge from another Disney product, newly released “A Wrinkle in Time,” to again dominate box offices, industry analysts said. The Disney/Marvel superhero collaboration took in an estimated $41.1 million for the three-day weekend, website Exhibitor Relations reported. That bumped it up to a domestic total of $562 million in its four weeks out, making it the seventh biggest domestic release ever. The film’s opening in China meantime boosted its international takings to $516.6 million, pushing its overall total past the $1 billion mark. “Panther” stars Chadwick Boseman as the superhero king of a utopian if fictional African country. It is … [Read more...] about ‘Black Panther’ tops ‘Wrinkle’ as Disney dominates at the box office
PUBLISHED: 13:07 02 March 2018 Andrew Clarke A Lobby card is shown for Billy Wilder's "Some Like It Hot", 1959, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. "Some Like It Hot" topped the American Film Institute's list of the 100 funniest American movies. (AP Photo/United Artists) Streaming services should make access to a wider variety of films much easier. But, arts editor Andrew Clarke believes it’s harder to be a film buff today than it was 20 years ago. He says we must protect our cinematic heritage. Laurel and Hardy in their feature film Bonnie Scotland. Photo: Hal Roach With the Oscars being staged this weekend, thoughts naturally turn to the great films that the cinema has delivered over the years: classic comedies, groundbreaking dramas, science fiction blockbusters, thoughtful literary adaptations and a plethora of cult movies and foreign language gems. For a film buff like me, a well-stocked film library is as important as … [Read more...] about Can you be a film buff in a streaming world?
0 Have your say In revisiting 1970s America and Nixon’s attempts to suppress the truth about the Vietnam War, Spielberg, Streep and Hanks have found the perfect film for our times The Post (12A) ****The Final Year (12A) ****Coco (PG) ****The Commuter (15) ***Functioning as an unofficial prequel to All The President’s Men, Steven Spielberg’s Pentagon Papers drama The Post is a timely dramatisation of the media’s determination to hold Richard Nixon’s duplicitous, dangerous and paranoid administration to account in the face of intense pressure to bury a damaging story. Contemporary parallels barely need to be spelled out here, which may be why, beyond acknowledging the film’s lightening-fast production (Spielberg read the first draft of debut writer Liz Hannah’s spec script less than a year ago and was shooting the film by May 2017), the director hasn’t bothered to make them explicit in the actual movie. Whenever The Post features … [Read more...] about Film reviews: The Post
Register for our free newsletter STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI has shrugged off its critics to become one of the top 10 biggest films of all time in the UK. The latest instalment of the sci-fi franchise has now taken £79.9 million at the UK box office. This is enough to place it at number 10 in the chart of highest-grossing films, just behind the 1975 horror classic Jaws (£80.6 million) and 2010 animation Toy Story 3 (£81.2 million). Last weekend it added another £1.7 million to its box office total in the UK. Even if ticket sales drop off over the next few weeks, the film is likely to move further up the top 10. Petition to make Star Wars’ Princess Leia an official Disney princess reaches 100,000 signatures Another £2 million would place it at number eight, behind 2001’s The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring. If it manages to take a further £6 million, it would move into seventh place behind Harry Potter And The … [Read more...] about Star Wars: The Last Jedi becomes one of the top 10 films of all time in UK