That’s right after twelve years Let’s Go To The Movies has had some cause for celebration over the past few days with the new UK and Ireland trailer for The Mauritanian, a film which I have had the pleasure of watching earlier this year. Don’t blink though as you may miss the ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ and Let’s Go To The Movies with it! A hard hitting film with truly outstanding performances, especially from Tahar Rahim with Jodie Foster brilliant in support. Also starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Shailene Woodley.
Check out my ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review for the film HERE and don’t forget to catch the film from April 1st 2021 on Amazon Prime Video!
I am really lucky to have already seen The Mauritanian (review here) and great news that the UK eventually has a release date for this hard hitting film, on Amazon Prime thanks to STX!
STX and Amazon Prime Video announced today that Kevin Macdonald’s highly anticipated thriller The Mauritanian will premier on Amazon Prime Video in the UK and Ireland on 1st April 2021.
The Mauritanian stars Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Benedict Cumberbatch and Shailene Woodley. The film has been longlisted for an impressive 11 BAFTAs, including Best Film, and nominated for several other awards, including Golden Globe nods for Best Actor – Drama for Tahar Rahim and Best Supporting Actress for Jodie Foster.
When a farmer returns home from the Civil War after six years, assumed dead by his wife, Jack Sommersby is about to change everything. Laurel has become content in his absence as he was an unpleasant and abusive husband, she had plans to marry neighbour Orin Meacham who had been helping on the farm and with her young son.
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.
Da 5 Bloods
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
News of the World
One Night In Miami…
Promising Young Woman
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.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi was detained in the US military’s Guantanamo Bay detention centre and held without charge for well over a decade. He finds allies in defence attorney Nancy Hollander and her associate Teri Duncan, battling the government in a fight for justice.
Rynn Jacobs is only 13 years old and lives alone in a small town in Quebec, but this is unknown to her neighbours as they think her father is always busy working. She has a big secret and a rather dangerous life.
Travis Bickle is a very lonely and depressed 26 year old who lives along in New York City, he takes a job as a taxi driver on night shift in order to help cope with his insomnia. He becomes disgusted by the sleaze he witnesses and in particular the prostitution.
When Eric Bain and her fiancé David Kirmani are brutally attacked, he doesn’t survive and she cannot cope with the trauma of it all. She begins a quest of vengeance against the men that did it and anyone else who behaves in a bad manner around New York City.
Nim Rusoe lives on an isolated island with her father scientist Jack Rusoe, who is doing research around the marine life. Nim communicates with author Alex Rover as she is currently reading the latest novel. When her father is missing after a storm she confines in Alex for much-needed help.