#FridayFakeCinemaClub – Special Event – V For Vendetta

That’s right I am bringing back #FridayFakeCinemaClub for a very special edition event with Bonfire Night and therefore 5th November falling on a Friday and the legendary V for Vendetta being available on Netflix why not have a lovely watch-a-long event?

If you haven’t seen it before it is the perfect time for a first viewing, its a film that took me a few attempts to get into and once I did was so pleased as it really is a brilliant film.

Starring: Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, John Hurt, Stephen Fry, Stephen Rea, Tim Piggot-Smith, Sinead Cusack, Rupert Graves, Roger Allam, Ben Miles, Natasha Wightman, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots.

Plot: In a futuristic, totalitarian Britain, a freedom fighter known simply as V, uses terrorist tactics to fight the oppressive society. Evey aids him in his mission to bring down the government.

Start Time: 8pm
Streaming Service: Netflix

Recreating the Movie – V For Vendetta

Remember remember the 5th of November . . .

Seems very appropriate for two reasons. Today is the 5th of November, in the UK we are entering lockdown take 2 and the face covering seemed so necessary! Which made for a new instalment of Recreating the Movie!

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A look back at 2006 in film!

I don’t see 2006 as 10 years ago I mean that is just madness. But it has been a whole decade now since that year, which is terrifying in all honesty. I thought it was a perfect opportunity to have a look back in this blog post at the films from 2006, the ones I enjoyed at the time, the ones I have caught up with and quite frankly the ones which are getting better with age and standing the test of ten years.

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2006 was also pre-blog so I don’t even have many reviews for films from that year, if you search 2006 as a tag I am sure you will be shocked to see the lack of reviews. Especially when one of them is a bit of a strange film choice.

Highest-grossing
1. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest – $1,066,179,725
2. The Da Vinci Code – $758,239,851
3. Ice Age: The Meltdown – $660,940,780
4. Casino Royale – $599,045,960
5. Night at the Museum – $574,480,052
6. Cars – $461,983,149
7. X-Men: The Last Stand – $459,359,555
8. Mission: Impossible III – $397,850,012
9. Superman Returns – $391,081,192
10. Happy Feet – $384,335,608

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