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Photography competition

Photography competition

Council celebrates Love Parks Week and Green Flag Award for Priory Park with launch of Instagram competition in conjunction with Canon UK To celebrate Priory Park being awarded the Green…

Review of Seve the Movie

Review of Seve the Movie

When reviewing the recent Marco Pantani movie, I mentioned that the dramatic reconstructions were the weakest part of the film. As Seve featured much more dramatization, I feared that the…

Review of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Review of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes was one of the biggest surprises of 2011. The original Planet of the Apes (1968) is a classic but the four sequels that…

Review of Boyhood

Review of Boyhood

Boyhood has arrived with universally rave reviews and a unique premise. The writer / director, Richard Linklater, tells the story of a boy’s life from the age of 5 to…

Keeping Rosy and recent British films

Keeping Rosy and recent British films

It is often said that it is hard getting a film made in this country. The exceptions being a prestigious costume drama, a work by an established auteur such as…

Review of Under the Rainbow (Au Bout du Conte)

Review of Under the Rainbow (Au Bout du Conte)

This film seemed to be made for me. Written and directed by Agnès Jaoui (The Taste of Others) and starring Jean-Pierre Bacri – recently seen in Looking for Hortense –…

Review of Begin Again

Review of Begin Again

The advanced publicity for Begin Again seemed to identify this a typical summer rom com. Thankfully it is much more than that. Keira Knightley plays Greta, a songwriter who has…

Chef – review

Chef – review

Rather like John Turturro in Fading Gigolo earlier this year, Jon Favreau the writer, director, star of Chef has been criticised for pairing himself with women that would in reality…

Ilo Ilo – review

Ilo Ilo – review

Set in Singapore during the financial crisis of the late 1990s, this is a simple yet touching film. A couple, Hwee and Teck, employ a Filipino nanny Terry to look…

Reigate festival keeps on growing as it hits 6th Birthday

Reigate festival keeps on growing as it hits 6th Birthday

Surrey-based charity ‘The Patrick Evans Foundation’ is getting ready for its annual ‘P4P’ festival in Reigate which takes place across Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August, and hoping for a…

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