Romeu & Romeu

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  A very young set of Brazilian filmmakers have very loosely adapted Shakespeare’s classic love-story Romeo & Juliet and made it a contemporary queer romantic drama.  This web series was also set in the fictional Italian city of Verona, and is now where the Campelos and Monteiros families have vehemently hated each other for generations after … Continue reading

The Divine Order

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When one usually thinks of Switzerland from a political viewpoint, it’s the countries centuries old neutrality that has seen it sit out Wars that comes to mind. The idea then of any Swiss citizen being any sort of political firebrand would seem such an unlikely occurrence, but this entertaining feel-good drama is about one Swiss … Continue reading

Darkest Hour

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  The American Academy of Motion Pictures may want to think about adding another category for the Oscars this year for best prosthetics.  Following hot on the heels of Woody Harrelson’s latex face as LBJ, we now have Gary Oldman’s face totally submerged under Kazuhiro Tsuji’s masterful make up as Winston Churchill.  Whatever happened to the … Continue reading

Lord Dismiss Us

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  ‘Welcome to Weatherhill!’ is how we  are greeted at the start of this wonderful play written and directed by BAFTA award winner Glenn Chandler who adapted if from the book of the same name by Michael Campbell, the late Lord Glenavy. Set in a typical English boarding school in the 1967 – Parliament is in … Continue reading

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