It’s a brilliantly wry title that riffs on Rogers and Hammerstein. In this new conversation-documentary by Notting Hill director Robert Michell, Dames Eileen Atkins, Judy Dench, Maggie Smith and Joan Plowright simply gather for a natter. There is nothing like a dame but this quartet are – pricelessly – nothing like as stately as a dame themselves. They’re a riot.
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It’s been seven years since Elton John’s vanity-animation Gnomeo and Juliet reduced William Shakespeare to porcelain puns. In Sherlock Gnomes, it is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle under attack as the gang relocate to London for a tedious detective romp. As it transpires, the Bard got off lightly.
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It goes without saying that Avengers: Infinity War is as majestic and insufferable as you could have hoped and predicted. Exciting but overstuffed, emotional but exhausting, funny but draining, this one has it all.
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A tremendously unsettling fairytale opens the feature debut of director Fritz Böhm and so it is no surprise to learn he’s a German. What follows is a viciously realised coming of age chiller that never quite adds up.
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Want to know what’s coming to a cinema near you this May? Look no further…
You may or may not have noticed but Disney have taken over the world. In terms of mainstream culture and fanatical film blogs, that is.
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It’s almost been exactly ten years since the MCU kicked off and the climax is round the corner. Time for a ranking? Yes, we thought so too.
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