Nomadland (2020) Review

Fern is a woman in her sixties and has lost everything in the Great Recession, she embarks on a journey of a new life through the American West, living in a van and becoming a modern day nomad.

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#FridayFakeCinemaClub – Friday 30th April 2021 = Nomadland

Week 16! The one everyone has been waiting for the in the UK! Nomadland has been an awards favourite and we have had to wait and wait to find out which streaming service would pick it up so thank you Disney+ for this one!

Starring: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Swankie, Linda May, Bob Wells, Peter Spears, Gay DeForest, Patricia Grier, Angela Reyes, Carl R. Hughes, Douglas G. Soul, Ryan Aquino, Teresa Buchanan.

Plot: A woman in her sixties who, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

Start Time: 8pm
Streaming Service: Disney+

The River Wild (1994) Review

When Gail Hartman returns to her hometown with her son Roarke to take him on the wild river for his birthday where years earlier she used to be a guide, her workaholic husband Tom had originally not travelled with them but caught up just as they were about to leave, their daughter left with Gail’s parents. They were not the only ones to be navigating the river . . .

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BAFTA Awards 2021 – Longlist!

Yesterday BAFTA released the longlist of films that are going forward to round 2 of voting for this years awards! I have to admit a couple of surprises I reckon but always really interesting that they release this information.

BEST FILM
15 films go through to the Round Two of voting, and five will be nominated. This is the only category voted for by all film voting members in all voting rounds. 244 films were submitted for consideration.

  • Another Round
  • Da 5 Bloods
  • The Dig
  • The Father
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • Mank
  • The Mauritanian
  • News of the World
  • Nomadland
  • One Night In Miami…
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Soul
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • The White Tiger

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
20 films will go through to Round Two of voting. The top five films from the opt-in chapter vote in Round One automatically receive a nomination. The next ranking 15 films will be considered by a jury, who will vote for five nominations. 10 films will be nominated in this category. In Round Three, the general voting membership will select the winner in this category. 74 films were submitted for consideration, all of which passed the BFI Diversity Standards.

  • Ammonite
  • Calm With Horses
  • County Lines
  • The Courier
  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
  • The Dig
  • Emma.
  • The Father
  • Herself
  • His House
  • Limbo
  • The Mauritanian
  • Misbehaviour
  • Mogul Mowgli
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Radioactive
  • Rebecca
  • Rocks
  • Saint Maud
  • Supernova
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