Featuring:

  • Children Act (12A) – Drama.  Our film that would have been screened on 28th March.  Available from Amazon Prime
  • Portrait of a Lady of Fire (15) –  French with subtitles.  Our view: Romance and art entwine in this sumptuous new masterpiece. Available from Curzon Home Cinema
  • The Third Murder (15) – Japanese with subtitles.  Our view: A chilling indictment of capital punishment.   Available from Curzon Home Cinema
  • Instant Family (PG) Comedy Drama.  Our view: Offers heartfelt and touching moments.  Available from Amazon Prime

 

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The Third Murder (15) – Japanese with subtitles

The Third Murder (15) – Japanese with subtitles

6.7/10Crime, Drama, Mystery

Misumi has a criminal record dating back many years and is now under the spotlight again. It looks like an open and shut case, for Misumi has confessed to the new charge. Enter prominent lawyer Shigemori, who harbours other ideas, which could mean the difference between life and death. This film is available from CurzonRead More

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (15) – French with subtitles

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (15) – French with subtitles

8.2/10Drama, Romance

In 18th century France a young painter, Marianne, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse without her knowing. Therefore, Marianne must observe her model by day to paint her portrait at night. Day by day, the two women become closer as they share Héloïse’s last moments of freedom before the impending wedding. ThisRead More

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Instant Family (PG) – Comedy Drama

Instant Family (PG) – Comedy Drama

7.3/10Comedy, Drama

A married couple, Pete and Ellie Wagner, decide to adopt Lizzy, a teenager. However, life turns challenging when they realise Lizzy has two more siblings.  This dramedy offers heartfelt moments and touching details likely drawn from writer-director Sean Anders’ actual experiences of fostering three siblings with his wife. This film is available from Amazon Prime Read More

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The Children Act (12A) F

The Children Act (12A) F

6.7/10Drama

As her marriage fails, renowned High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) faces an impossible dilemma: should she rule that teenager Adam must have the life-saving transfusion he refuses on religious grounds? The situation has a profound effect on both of them, but will it affect the objectivity she must display in court?   Running time:Read More

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