Top 10 – Best Films of 2017

I think 2017 has been a pretty impressive and good year for film, that meant that picking a top 10 was extremely hard and I have had to think a lot about what was going to make my final list. Originally I had 21 films to get down to 10 which was very tricky. I have therefore had to really think about which films I enjoyed the most this year, which made me feel good and that I would love to watch again and again.

Just missing out on the final list were the following films Colossal, Baby Driver, Dunkirk , Thor: Ragnarok, Breathe, Wonder and Get Out.

Check out the films I watched at the cinema during 2017 here. 

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April 2017 at the Cinema

Here we go with the fourth month of the year and entering what is a tricky month for films at the cinema, mainly due to the overall quality that they have in them! It has been my quietest month so far and probably the worst in terms of quality and even enjoyment. I am sure you will understand that when you see which films I caught on the big screen during April!

Cineworld Unlimited Pass is £17.40 per month and I saw 6 films this month costing me £2.90 per film.

I managed to see the following films this month:

6th – Ghost in the Shell – Review

11th – Going in Style – Review

11th – Table 19 – Review

18th – Fast & Furious 8 – Review

21st – Their Finest – Review

21st – Rules Don’t Apply – Review

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Preview: April 2017 at the Cinema

Each month I have now decided to do a preview/up and coming post of the films that are going to be coming to the cinema. So here we go for April in 2017 and which films we can look to go and see, or avoid I guess. *Note this is for UK releases*

Probably not going to be the best month of the year at the cinema but I certainly have two films that I am really looking forward to. Yes, I know that does not sound like many at all but when you take a look at the better films this month has on offer then I am sure you will fully understand.

So take a look at what is coming to a cinema near you this month . . .

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Competition: 100 Streets

Today marks the release of 100 Streets on DVD in the UK and to celebrate I have a DVD to give away to one lucky person who is based in the UK.

Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton star in ‘A Hundred Streets’, a layered and gripping drama, which takes a fresh look at the vibrant and compelling life of residents in contemporary London – destination capital of the world. Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Jim O’Hanlon directs.

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All you have to do is head over to Twitter and RT this – https://twitter.com/LetsGoToTheMov7/status/823437265615593477

You can also buy it from the HMV store – http://store.hmv.com/film-tv/dvd/100-streets?_ga=1.213965591.1499910689.1483546984
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Exclusive: 100 Streets

Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton star in ‘A Hundred Streets’, a layered and gripping drama, which takes a fresh look at the vibrant and compelling life of residents in contemporary London – destination capital of the world. Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Jim O’Hanlon directs.

‘A Hundred Streets’ border and intersect the film’s setting in contemporary London. Chelsea squares back onto high-rise estates, riverside opulence contrasts the day to day grind. It’s in these streets that our cast of characters face major choices and change in their separate lives, as they negotiate their often inter-weaving existences.

The cast’s interconnecting stories paint a picture of a society where you are often loneliest within a crowd. As tension mounts, relationships are strained, loyalties are tested and violence erupts. Yet the underlying message of the film is one of hope; if you reach out to others, life is not a lonely struggle. With nods to both Crash and Amores Perros and inspired by London life, A Hundred Streets portrays modern city life in all its complexity and will resonate deeply with those who have lived it.

Release Date: November 11th 2016

Preview: BFI London Film Festival 2016

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As the BFI London Film Festival starts tonight I thought it would be a good idea to put a post together to preview some of the films that will be making an appearance at the festival and the different Gala/UK Premiere’s happening over the next 11 days. It really is a fantastic event that takes over the many cinemas in Leicester Square with plenty of star acting power in attendance.

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Theatre: Olivier Awards 2016 – Nominations

Awards season goes on this time in the Theatre world with the nominees being announced for the Olivier Awards which celebrate the West End (similar to the Tony Awards for Broadway). Obviously having managed to get down to London twice to see Gypsy I will certainly be rooting for that to win all the awards it has been nominated for!

Best New Musical
Bend It Like Beckham
In the Heights
Mrs Henderson Presents
Kinky Boots

Best Musical Revival
Gypsy
Bugsy Malone
Guys and Dolls
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

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