Movie Review: Cats

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A cat stands before a doorway.

I first saw cats when I was… 7? 8? Young enough for it to leave an impression on me. I couldn’t have told you what was going on, but I was utterly mesmerised. Humans! Pretending to be cats! My parents used it to instil in me a love of West End musicals which persists to…

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Movie Review: The Personal History of David Copperfield

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A movie poster featuring cut-outs of the cast.

A modern take on Charles Dickens’s classic tale of a young orphan who is able to triumph over many obstacles. Written and directed by Armando Iannucci, based on the 1850 novel by Charles Dickens. It stars Dev Patel as the title character. This is such a joyous movie. It is a fast, funny, and beautifully…

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Movie Review: How To Build A Girl

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A girl with dyed red hair, wearing a top hat, looks to the stars and smiles.

How to Build a Girl is a 2019 coming-of-age comedy film directed by Coky Giedroyc, from a screenplay by Caitlin Moran and John Niven, based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Moran. The film tells the story of Johanna Morrigan, teenager living with her working-class family on a council estate in Wolverhampton,…

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Movie Review: What Men Want

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What Men Want poster.

“A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men’s thoughts. I remember taking a date to see “What Women Want” back in 2000. It was a lousy movie, but I ended up marrying the date –…

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