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Film Edinburgh Filmhouse ‘After the Wedding’ Director:  Bart Freundlich Starring:  Billy Crudup, Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore  I often love going to see a movie which hasn’t been advertised on the side of buses and billboards; lacking in the same amount of fuss and PR as some of the ‘big releases’….  These can often be some of the


Movie Time…. ‘Animals’ Where? The Cameo Based on the novel ANIMALS by Emma Jane Unsworth. Director:  Sophie Hyde Writer:  Emma Jane Unsworth Stars:  Holliday Grainger, Alia Shawkat, Fra Fee | A female ‘buddy’ movie set in Dublin – what’s not to like? English actress Holliday Grainger plays Laura – great Irish accent! Her best friend Tyler is played


Movies ‘Wild Rose’ Starring Jessie Buckley, Sophie Okonedo, Julie Walters Writer Nicole Taylor Director Tom Harper Where? The Cameo A huge part of the appeal of not missing this film for me was Jessie Buckley – she was fantastic in the movie ‘Beast’ with the equally talented Johnny Flynn… (get this out on DVD if


Theatre Play – ‘The Girl on the Train’ Based on the The Best-Selling Novel by Paula Hawkins Starring: Samantha Womack, Oliver Farnworth, John Dougall Where? The King’s Theatre, Edinburgh I loved the book, enjoyed the movie; however, the play really did bring the whole story to life (quite literally) giving the audience a whole new


The White Crow Written by David Hare and directed by Ralph Fiennes Starring: Oleg Ivenko as the ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, -and Ukrainian dancer Sergei Polunin as his roommate Yuri Soloviev. It is inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanagh.. Where: The Filmhouse What a treat this movie is… From the

January 2019 ‘Let the films begin………..’

‘Mary Queen of Scots’ CAST • Saoirse Ronan as Mary, Queen of Scots, the Queen of Scotland and Elizabeth’s cousin • Margot Robbie as Queen Elizabeth I, Mary, Queen of Scots’ cousin and the Queen of England and Ireland • Guy Pearce as William Cecil, advisor to Queen Elizabeth • David Tennant as John Knox,

At the movies

At the movies ‘So fantastic to watch two completely different style of Film and in both cases be transported to a different time and place…..& most importantly switch off and be completely entertained.’ Our first encounter…. You can’t go wrong with a little ‘Disney magic’ The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Directed by Lasse Hallström

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