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Promising Young Woman

I admit to being flummoxed as to why this film has been nominated for Best Picture and Carey Mulligan as Best Actress in the 2021 Oscars. And it’s got three more nods in addition…screenplay, film editing and  best director: Emerald Fennell is better known as being Camilla in The Crown and a showrunner in Killing […]

The Dig

This is a gentle film, taking us back to pre-second-world-war Britain – and what an attractive place that seems to be compared to Covid-driven lockdown UK.  Young director Simon Stone has (almost faithfully) recorded the tale of the discovery of the famed Sutton Hoo burial site, the centrepiece being a Saxon ship containing fabulous gold masks […]