Upbeat comedy dramas about bored senior citizens finding life again are as common now as Carry On films were in the sixties and seventies. These too feature a regular ensemble cast playing interchangeable roles; these too have a patchy record. Finding Your Feet, however, sees Wimbledon Director Richard Loncraine join the club with a pleasingly meaningful slice of warmth and humour.
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“Generally, people either love Tonya or..not big fans.’ So says Julianne Nicholson’s Diane Rawlinson early in I, Tonya: ‘Just like people love America or are not big fans.’ A brilliantly pitched understatement, the line offers bitingly funny insight of the sort the film lacks as a whole.
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How well do you know your Hollywood hounds? Put your knowledge to the test with this ultimate dog movie quiz…
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With awards season well underway and the Oscars on the horizon, we turned to the best and brightest of Film Twitter to hear their predictions for the big night. Here’s what they had to say…
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There is nothing sane about the existence and popularity of the Fifty Shades franchise. What’s weirder still is that it’s a trilogy that genuinely isn’t totally irredeemable. In Fifty Shades Freed the story ‘climaxes’ with a meta-twist: what was originally Twilight fan-fiction has become Fifty Shades fan-fiction. Bizarre.
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It’s a fairytale romance like no other. Here’s the story behind Guillermo del Toro’s magical new film…
Spoilers may follow.
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Tempting that it is to make unfavourable comparisons between Enrique Gato’s latest feature and Pixar’s recent Coco, it’s worth noting that the former has been achieved on pittance of the latter’s budget ($6m to $200m) and, despite many weaknesses, you can’t fault the ambition.
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