Friday, 15 December 2017

Photo could only tell a fraction of the story

Photo could only tell a fraction of the story

ON April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs detonated 12 seconds and 200 yards apart near the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon. ...

 

How we look is still a difficult issue to face

How we look is still a difficult issue to face

MOVIES that tackle difficult issues are one thing. Those that actually succeed in doing so are quite another. Three decades on from ...

 

'Love means zero' in biggest tennis battle

'Love means zero' in biggest tennis battle

WHAT is it with tennis movies at the moment? They are like buses. You wait for ages — the last one that comes to mind is 2004’s ...

 

Month-long season of films will explore folklore and fairy tales

Month-long season of films will explore folklore and fairy tales

WITH Christmas fast approaching, Henley’s Regal Picturehouse cinema is inviting film fans to enter the magical world of folklore and ...

 

True romance could prove Oscar-worthy

True romance could prove Oscar-worthy

ON September 29, 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, the Hollywood actress Gloria ...

 

Have coming-of-age movies come of age?

Have coming-of-age movies come of age?

IT’S a film that was 10 years in the making, but the third and final instalment of Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s “Desire” trilogy ...

 

Branagh doubles up for Christie's classic

Branagh doubles up for Christie's classic

ONE of the best known and best loved of all Agatha Christie’s mysteries, Murder on the Orient Express offered readers the enticing ...

 

All 'Mod' cons at pub with cinema licence... 'Quadrophenia' star is coming to Queen Victoria screening

All 'Mod' cons at pub with cinema licence... 'Quadrophenia' star is coming to Queen Victoria screening

THE new landlords of a Henley town centre pub are pulling out all the stops to entertain their customers — starting with a screening ...

 

'Thick of It' creator deserves full Marx

'Thick of It' creator deserves full Marx

THE internal political landscape of Fifties Soviet Russia takes on a darkly comic form in a new film by writer-director Armando ...

 

Director needs votes

DIRECTOR and writer Jo Southwell has been longlisted for an independent film award. Ruth, which is based on the biblical text of the ...

 

Elvis is back in the building — and close to being a must-see

Elvis is back in the building — and close to being a must-see

Blade Runner 2049 | Henley Regal Picturehouse | Friday, October 6 IT is 35 years since Ridley Scott’s slow-burn Blade Runner ...

 

Secrets and intrigues threaten to boil over

Secrets and intrigues threaten to boil over

WHILE most people would have watched through their fingers, the makers of this week’s film The Party must have been close to rubbing ...

 

Sequel 'you wouldn't believe' is here at last

Sequel 'you wouldn't believe' is here at last

“EARLY in the 21st century, the Tyrell Corporation advanced robot evolution into the Nexus phase — a being virtually identical to a ...

 

Mother Earth wants revenge in short film

Mother Earth wants revenge in short film

A POST-apocalyptic thriller from the award-winning Henley-based Trench Films has its debut screening at the town’s Regal cinema ...

 

Pooh's creator paid a high price for success

Pooh's creator paid a high price for success

WHO was AA Milne? Posterity rightly remembers him as the author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books set in the Hundred Acre Wood. But he was ...

 

Stirring Bond pastiche that will leave you shaking with laughter

Stirring Bond pastiche that will leave you shaking with laughter

Kingsman: The Golden Circle | Henley Regal Picturehouse | Saturday, September 23 FOR those who prefer their Bond — or Bond pastiche — ...

 

Ice, fire, and a clash of the tennis titans

Ice, fire, and a clash of the tennis titans

IT’S not known whether Game of Thrones creator George RR Martin is a tennis fan. One tends to suspect not. But with the series of epic ...

 

Latest Stephen King adaptation didn't do 'It' for me, sorry folks

Latest Stephen King adaptation didn't do 'It' for me, sorry folks

It | Henley Regal Picturehouse | Saturday, September 9 STEPHEN King’s lengthy 1986 lengthy horror tome It here gets its second filmed ...

 

Body image film's in demand

Body image film's in demand

WHEN body image activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photograph in 2013, it was seen by more than 100 ...

 

Your worst nightmare isn't clowning around

Your worst nightmare isn't clowning around

IT can seem as though there’s almost too many to keep track of — but one Netflix series that has been busily making a dent in the ...

 

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