Tuesday, 19 March 2019

‘Fish out of water’ lands a real catch

‘Fish out of water’ lands a real catch

ANYONE who’s ever watched an episode of Doc Martin will be familiar with the beautiful fishing village of Port Isaac on the North ...

 

Adventure in cinema

Adventure in cinema

A TOURING film festival that focuses on real-life adventurers is returning to the Hexagon in Reading next Thursday (March 21) and on ...

 

New super-heroine boasts ‘star’ quality

New super-heroine boasts ‘star’ quality

EVER since Iron Man launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) on to the big screen back in 2008, audiences have been treated to a ...

 

Girl tipped for stardom after appearing in zombie film

Girl tipped for stardom after appearing in zombie film

A STUDENT at the Piggott School in Wargrave wants to pursue a career in Hollywood after starring in a zombie horror film. Jasmine ...

 

Wintry tale explores calm after the storm

Wintry tale explores calm after the storm

FROM Dunkirk to Darkest Hour, Second World War dramas remain a mainstay of British cinema. Yet the immediate fallout after the war, ...

 

Photographer Ruth is talking at library

Photographer Ruth is talking at library

AN award-winning landscape photographer who has staged a number of exhibitions at Watlington Library is returning to give a talk about ...

 

‘Power couple’ who changed the system

‘Power couple’ who changed the system

BACK in 1972, one extraordinary woman changed history, while fighting against sex discrimination in a landmark court case. That woman ...

 

War reporter’s spirit continues to inspire

War reporter’s spirit continues to inspire

FEARLESS, rebellious and ferociously dedicated to her work, the late Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin is among the most celebrated ...

 

Tale of injustice is as urgent as ever

Tale of injustice is as urgent as ever

TWO years after winning the best picture Oscar for Moonlight, Barry Jenkins returns to the big screen with If Beale Street Could Talk ...

 

Albatross screening

A SCREENING of the film Albatross will take place at Henley town hall on Monday (Frebruary 11) at 7pm. It is about the albatrosses of ...

 

Branagh examines his hero’s failings

Branagh examines his hero’s failings

IF you could pick anyone to play William Shakespeare in a film that actor would be Kenneth Branagh. Indeed, the Bard has been ever ...

 

‘Segregation’ tale is the people’s choice

‘Segregation’ tale is the people’s choice

WHEN you hear that a film is by the Farelly brothers, you pretty much know what to expect. But what if it’s only one of the brothers? ...

 

Film director’s blazing a trail all the way to Berlin

Film director’s blazing a trail all the way to Berlin

AN emerging filmmaker based in Aston is one of seven directors competing to secure a £1million investment in their next project. Jo ...

 

Dubya deputy was the most powerful

Dubya deputy was the most powerful

THREE years after helming the Oscar- and BAFTA-winning comedy drama The Big Short, writer-director Adam McKay’s follow-up,Vice, tells ...

 

Queens promise an Oscars ‘battle royal’

Queens promise an Oscars ‘battle royal’

THE rivalry between Mary, Queen of Scots, and Elizabeth I has fascinated generations of scholars, playwrights and novelists — not to ...

 

Film takes its hat off to Hollywood giants

Film takes its hat off to Hollywood giants

POIGNANT, funny and heartwarming, Stan & Ollie lifts the bowler hat on the greatest double act in movie history: Stan Laurel and ...

 

We die alone — but we survive together

We die alone — but we survive together

MOST of the time we do not go to the cinema to be humbled. But sometimes that can seem the only appropriate response. The story of Jan ...

 

New film’s looking to be your favourite

New film’s looking to be your favourite

PREPARE to be wowed by Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite, a delicious and unique period drama with three Oscar-contending performances ...

 

Sequel’s well worth a mere 54-year wait

Sequel’s well worth a mere 54-year wait

THE highly anticipated sequel to the Disney classic, Mary Poppins Returns is set in the Depression-era in London, 25 years on from the ...

 

Separated at birth, a shocking true story

Separated at birth, a shocking true story

IMAGINE that at birth you had had an identical twin from whom you were subsequently and unknowingly separated. How would their life ...

 

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