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The Snowman (2017): A taut cinematic thriller

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Shot entirely in Norway, the starkness of the setting of ‘The Snowman’ adds an authenticity to the characters created by Jo Nesbo (so often lost when translating the written word into film). With Martin Scorsese and Tomas Alfredson as Executive Producers, the author’s vision has been retained in its entirety

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Victoria & Abdul: A movie of devotion and trust

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As a commoner one perceives the life of royalty and aristocracy to be luxurious and unencumbered with the worries with which we are plagued… and yet, they are humans just as we are and sometimes even lonelier. To this end, director – Stephen Frears, has magnificently highlighted the joy and hope brought into Queen Victoria’s life by a young Indian clerk – Abdul Karim, who travelled from India in 1887 to present a ceremonial medal on behalf of his country

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Detroit: Gut-wrenching and powerful

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Katherine Bigelow’s rendition of the 1967 police brutality in Detroit is a gut-wrenchingly powerful film which should cause even the hardest of hearts to question the actions and superior attitudes of the perpetrators. As a director, Katherine takes the viewer into the heart of the city where racism is rife and the innocent are presumed to be guilty.

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