Let’s Go To The Movies – 50 Favourite Films!

This is something I have been putting together for quite a long time now and I have held off posting it or even attempting to start the blog post in fear that I have forgotten and somehow missed a favourite film from the list. Barring in mind I got up to 72 films and then had to cut it down to the 50. I would like to make clear these are my favourite films, some might have happened to win Oscars as well and some certainly have not at all. The way I have decided on my favourites is the sheer joy they bring and the number of rewatches I have had over the years. While I have listed 1-50 a lot of them can be shifted around and changed with each other. It is going to highlight my love for musicals and for certain actors and actresses! I doubt it will contain many surprises though!

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2020 Letterboxd Stats!

I signed up for Letterboxd way back in 2015. Yes, really! Although I didn’t actually start using it properly until the end of 2019 and therefore 2020 was the first full year that I logged every single film that I watched. Albeit not as many Cinema films as I would have liked, which leads me on to saying during the lockdown/furlough stage I spent a lot of time logging in the diary all of the films I had seen at the Cinema dating back to 2003 (yes, I still have my Lord of the Rings: Return of the King ticket). This obviously took a few weeks as I also logged the films I have review on here as well. So as you imagine a lot of time was taken to do this. It gives some amazing all-time stats though.

Here we can take a look at my 2020 stats and I am sure no one will be surprised with my most watched films either!

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The Drive-In Cinema – South Shields!

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Experience an American style drive in Cinema in South Shields, not far from Newcastle! With different cinema style snacks on offer and many different types of films to choose from!

Dates: Friday 19th October – Sunday 4th November 2018

Venue: Bents Park, South Shields NE33 2LD

Time: 6:45pm-10:00pm (Gates close at 6:15pm)

Tickets: Click here to book! 

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Screen on the Green 2018 (Newcastle)

Throughout the summer all around the country pop up cinemas and giant screens appear. Newcastle has one on the green which is totally free of charge and runs whatever the weather! Check out the films that have already been on and those to come running until September.

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Monday 23rd July
12pm Beauty and the Beast (Sing along)
6pm Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (12A)

Tuesday 24th July     
12pm The Boss Baby
6pm Bo66y

Wednesday 25th July
12pm Ferdinand
6pm Suffragette (12A)
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Oscars 2018 – Winners!

Here is the full list of the Oscar winners for 2018! Not a massive amount of surprises especially on the acting front, but I am so happy with The Shape of Water taking Best Picture!

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BEST PICTURE

Call Me by Your Name
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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Oscars 2018 – Nominations!

I think this year could well be a struggle to watch all of the films in time for the Oscar ceremony, here we have the films nomiated this year!

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Best Picture
Call Me By Your Name
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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BAFTA Film Awards 2018 – Nominations

Here are the nomatinions for the BAFTA awards for 2017 in film with the ceremony taking place 18th February 2018!

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I do always like that we get a more British feel to this one, and yes Paddington 2 and Hugh Grant has a lot of love! Which personally I am very happy about! I will do my predictions closer to the time and when we actually have all of the films out in the UK!

NEW HOST – Joanna Lumley will be hosting this year after Stephen Fry announced a few days ago that he was stepping down!

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Golden Globes 2018 – Winners!

Here we got the winners of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, looking forward to eventually seeing a lot of these films over the next couple of months!

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