Sunday, 15 September 2019

Reggae masters are telling their stories

Reggae masters are telling their stories

HE made his name with 2003’s Girl With a Pearl Earring, the success of which saw him recruited to direct Hannibal Lecter preview ...

 

Fleabag’s stool-of-hard-knocks monologue is live in cinemas

Fleabag’s stool-of-hard-knocks monologue is live in cinemas

IT’S the smash-hit TV comedy of the year, but Fleabag started life as a one-woman play performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in ...

 

Artist was longing for mother’s love

THIS tense domestic drama paints a portrait of LS Lowry, one of Britain’s iconic artists, and the relationship with his mother, who ...

 

Self-examination is route to inspiration

Self-examination is route to inspiration

SPANISH auteur Pedro Almodóvar returns with Pain and Glory, a highly personal tale of a director in his twilight years who reflects on ...

 

Wall unlawfully demolished for Charlize Theron film

Wall unlawfully demolished for filming of Charlize Theron thriller

PART of an historic wall was demolished unlawfully during filming of a new action thriller featuring a Hollywood star. The filming of ...

 

What do you make of Hollywood film?

QUENTIN Tarantino’s new opus Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is the subject of this month’s film club discussion at the Regal ...

 

Tarantino versus the hippy hippy quake

Tarantino versus the hippy hippy quake

QUENTIN Tarantino was born to direct Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. As a child of the Sixties, his destiny was shaped from the moment ...

 

Design a logo and win year’s membership of film theatre

Design a logo and win year’s membership of film theatre

THE Reading Film Theatre is preparing to celebrate its 50th year in 2020 — and would like your help, writes Matthew Wilson. Based in ...

 

Dancing in the dark showed us the light

Dancing in the dark showed us the light

YOU don’t have to be born in the USA for the music of Bruce Springsteen to change your life. That’s the message of Blinded by the ...

 

‘Histories’ spin-off is a real education

‘Histories’ spin-off is a real education

FOR families of just-broke-up-from-school children, a long and rather hot summer stretches ahead. School may be out, but there’s no ...

 

Film screening will spring a surprise

HENLEY’S Regal Picturehouse is hosting a screening of a “surprise film” tonight (Friday). The screening, which starts at 8.30pm, is ...

 

‘Lightbulb moment’ sparked fierce fight

‘Lightbulb moment’ sparked fierce fight

WHENEVER friends or family have a baby, it is hard not to marvel at the world of technological wonders they have been born into. The ...

 

Disney’s cub gets a new lease of life

Disney’s cub gets a new lease of life

IT’S hard to believe that 2019 marks 25 years since Disney introduced the world to a little lion cub named Simba — and the world fell ...

 

Historian’s back room view of moon landing

Historian’s back room view of moon landing

TOMORROW night (Saturday) will mark the 50th anniversary of man first landing on the moon. At 9.17pm on Sunday, July 20, 1969 — UK ...

 

‘Apollo 13’ director tackles opera giant

‘Apollo 13’ director tackles opera giant

SINCE swapping acting for directing four decades ago, Ron Howard has thrilled millions with such big-screen blockbusters as Apollo 13, ...

 

Film show to mark the moon landings

Film show to mark the moon landings

FANS of the moon landings are counting down the days to the 50th anniversary next Saturday evening (July 20). In Henley, the occasion ...

 

Affair led to a love letter for the ages

Affair led to a love letter for the ages

THIS time at least there will be no fake nose. Stephen Daldry’s 2002 film The Hours was a huge success, garnering nine Academy Award ...

 

Beatles film asks the audience to Imagine

Beatles film asks the audience to Imagine

IMAGINE, for a moment, that the Beatles had never existed. Someone would have had to invent them, surely? Or reinvent them. That’s ...

 

New ‘Toy Story’ is generating a buzz

New ‘Toy Story’ is generating a buzz

FOR a “children’s film” in the most inverted of commas, 2010’s Toy Story 3 packed a heck of an emotional punch. In terms of sheer ...

 

Flawed genius was fighting the system

Flawed genius was fighting the system

THE fascinating life story of Diego Maradona — whose success on the pitch was matched only by his notoriety off it — is a natural fit ...

 

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