Persuasion (2022) Review

Eight years after Anne Elliot was persuaded not to marry the dashing Wentworth, she wonders if she regrets the decision when they met again. Was it true love or is she destined to be alone?

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Trailer: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (2021)

I totally missed that Amazon Prime Video released a new trailer for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie a couple of days ago. Always feels confusing when a film changes the company it is being released through as we have already had a trailer quite a long time ago now.

Anything to build up this film as it really is such a fantastic stage musical but more importantly an incredible story based on a very real life!

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (2020) First Photo!

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the big screen adaptation of the hit musical that has enjoyed massive success in Sheffield and then in the West End (was due to tour the UK this year). I was lucky enough to see it early on in its West End run and caught the cinema playback as well.

It is a truly fantastic show with some amazing messages and great songs. In the film version the transformation of Richard E. Grant is something I have been really looking forward to seeing as Loco Chanelle! Newcomer Max Harwood is taking on the role of Jamie.

(Copyright 20th Century Studios)

Due for release in October 2020 (hopefully)

Happy 63rd Birthday Richard E. Grant!

That’s right today is the legend that is Richard E. Grant’s 63rd birthday! He has been keeping everyone entertained on Twitter during lockdown with his Withnail & Isolation quotes, which really are a big highlight of this tough time!

Let’s take a moment to appreciate the many different roles he has taken on and hope that we get to see his amazing turn in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie film version in October!

BAFTA 2020 – Winners

Best film
WINNER: 1917
The Irishman
Joker
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Parasite
Best actress
WINNER: Renée Zellweger – Judy
Jessie Buckley – Wild Rose
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Charlize Theron – Bombshell
Best actor
WINNER: Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Taron Egerton, Rocketman
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

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BAFTA 2020 – Attendees!

It has been announced who will be attending the BAFTA awards on Sunday and this certainly means I am one very happy fan girl at the moment with so many of my favourites due to attend!

Who from the list excites you the most? So many amazing British actors in attendance and I personally cannot wait to see what Roman Griffin Davis will be wearing this time and wondering if he will have a small reunion with his awards show best friend Taron Egerton?

Nominees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order): Adam Driver, Al Pacino, Asif Kapadia, Bong Joon Ho, Brad Pitt, Bradley Cooper, Céline Sciamma, Charlize Theron, Dexter Fletcher, Edward Watts, Fernando Meirelles, Florence Pugh, Greta Gerwig, Jack Lowden, Jessie Buckley, Joaquin Phoenix, Jonathan Pryce, Kaitlyn Dever, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Ken Loach, Laura Dern, Lulu Wang, Margot Robbie, Micheal Ward, Nina Gold, Noah Baumbach, Quentin Tarantino, Renée Zellweger, Rian Johnson, Robert De Niro, Roger Deakins, Sam Mendes, Sandy Powell, Saoirse Ronan, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi, Taron Egerton, Thelma Schoonmaker, Todd Phillips and Waad al-Kateab.

Presenters and other attendees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order): Aisling Bea, Andrew Scott, Anthony Welsh, Asa Butterfield, Asim Chaudhry, Daisy Ridley, Daniel Kaluuya, Dean-Charles Chapman, Ella Balinska, Emilia Clarke, George MacKay, Gillian Anderson, Hugh Grant, Sir Ian McKellen, Jodie Turner-Smith, Joe Alwyn, John Boyega, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily-Rose Depp, Mark Strong, Naomi Ackie, Naomie Harris, Niamh Algar, Olivia Colman, Rebel Wilson, Richard E. Grant, Roman Griffin Davis, Sharon Horgan, Song Kang Ho, Stephen Graham, Vanessa Kirby, and Zazie Beetz.

As previously announced, Kathleen Kennedy will be honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship and Andy Serkis will receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award.

Top 25 – Male Performances in 2019

Here are the Male performances that have made my top 25 for the 2019 films that I managed to see throughout the year. This will include some 2018 films by date but due to the UK release dates they were available for this list. I actually had 45 on the long list so to cut it down it was a very tough ask! Some amazing films and therefore performances in 2019!

My Cinema 2019 list – here
2019 Films overall – here

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