For Christmas I received this incredible Scratch poster which has 100 Must See Cult Movies on it, super exciting to see how many I have already seen and then scratching off the silver to reveal the unique image related to that film.
I have only seen 34 out of the 100
So you have guessed it this is going to be combined as my blindspot challenge as well as a new feature for 2020 (and probably beyond). Catching up with these films regarded as cult classics!
This is absolutely fantastic! Fitting in 22 musicals in 12 minutes, James Corden with Mary Poppins Returns stars Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda!
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.
Monday 23rd July
12pm Beauty and the Beast (Sing along)
6pm Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (12A)
Tuesday 24th July
12pm The Boss Baby
Wednesday 25th July
6pm Suffragette (12A)
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Edna Turnblad – Matt Rixon
Wilbur Turnblad – Norman Pace
Mortormouth Maybelle – Brenda Edwards
Velma Von Tussle – Gina Murray
Tracy Turnblad – Rebecca Mendoza
Corny Collins – Jon Tsouras
Seaweed – Layton Williams
Link Larkin – Edward Chitticks
Amber Von Tussle – Aimee Moore
Penny Pingleton – Annalise Liard-Bailey
Venue: Sunderland Empire
Date: Friday 29th September 2017
Running Time: 2 hours 30 mins (including interval)
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It’s been a pretty big year for the live musicals being shown in America and they eventually somehow manage to make their way to the UK. Grease Live appeared on Netflix but Hairspray Live was actually broadcast on ITV4 so a perfect opportunity to record and then be able to catch up with. In the UK we have had our own when they did a production of The Sound of Music last year. Something does feel quite strange about them when they are done kinda half like a film and half like an actual stage show. It must be a very strange experience to be part of.
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I think Hugh and Anne would make a fantastic pairing for a new version of Carousel *fingers crossed*
Hugh Jackman is trying to persuade his Oscars dancing partner Anne Hathaway to join him on the Carousel.
The Aussie star has developed a script for the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and he wants Hathaway to play Julie Jordan opposite his Billy Bigelow.
He says, “I’ve been looking to do a musical film for some time and after things like Moulin Rouge!, Chicago and Hairspray, I think there’s a real opportunity there.”
And he’s clear only Hathaway will do as his leading lady: “I’ve been filling up her answering machine with messages about Carousel.”
Hathaway, who joined Jackman for a song and dance at the Oscars, is about to embark on her own musical journey – she will star in a new theatre and film adaptation of The Wizard of Oz star Judy Garland’s life.