Cinema First – The 450 Films For UK Cinemas!

Today Cinema First released a list of films that can be used at cinemas when they reopen in July. With Cineworld being the first to announce a date for England on 10th July they will then need films to show. The list has a very wide variety of genres as well as from all decades. I personally hope to see a lot of older films on the big screen for the first time, I don’t want recent ones given a release! Let’s appreciate some amazing films on the big screen for what could well be the very first time (Yes Casablanca and Some Like It Hot I am talking about you, not forgetting my all time favourite When Harry Met Sally!)

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Here are the 450 films that could be shown in July at a cinema near you!

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1917 *also available in IMAX and 4DX

2 Fast 2 Furious

20 Feet from Stardom

2001: A Space Odyssey *also available in IMAX

28 Days Later

42nd Street The Musical *Event Cinema

52 Tuesdays

9 to 5

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Screen on the Green 2018 (Newcastle)

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.

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Monday 23rd July
12pm Beauty and the Beast (Sing along)
6pm Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (12A)

Tuesday 24th July     
12pm The Boss Baby
6pm Bo66y

Wednesday 25th July
12pm Ferdinand
6pm Suffragette (12A)
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Musical Moments – The Sound of Music

Last Monday evening I had a truly fantastic experience of seeing one of my all time favourite films on the big screen at the cinema for the very first time. I have easily seen this film over 100 times and I still cried and felt emotional seeing it on the big screen. The picture quality was truly outstanding and I really hope that more old films are screened at the cinema. Thanks Cineworld!

So this Monday I am sharing a couple of songs from the film, because they are just fantastic! I actually find it odd when people say they have never seen The Sound of Music.

Look at the way the nuns move around!
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The Sound of Football Coming Home!

Tonight The Sound of Music is back on at the cinema and I will be heading along to see it! Over the weekend I made this video as I couldn’t help but get involved in all of these It’s Coming Home videos, this popped in my head and I just had to make it!

England reaching the semi final of a World Cup, the last time that happened I was two turning three! Back in 1990!

My 7 Favourite Best Picture Winners

I saw this going around Twitter last night listing your 7 Favourite Best Picture winners but I thought I wanted to put a blog post together to be able to have more information in it! As you may already know I have an ongoing Best Picture Project where I am trying to watch as many of the nominated films as possible. So you can check which films I have seen on that list.

I am sure none of my choices will come as any real surprise, as some of my all time favourite films have won Best Picture! Although it was quite tricky to slim the list down to just seven films.

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2016 at the Theatre

Here I go with an overview of my 2016 of theatre trips to see musicals and plays. Touring shows that have come to the North East at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle and the Sunderland Empire. As well as managing to have a few trips down to London to take in what the West End has to offer! You can check out the list of shows here. I have somehow managed to out do 2015 catching 31 shows in 2016!

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Do you hear the people sing? Let’s take a look back at my 2016 at the Theatre.

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Blogathon: 7 Things I Learned from the Movies

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You’re invited to get deep, personal or have some fun with the lessons films have taught you, for the THINGS I LEARNED FROM THE MOVIES BLOGATHON.

Your hosts are Ruth of Silver Screenings and Kristina of Speakeasy, and this blogathon happens October 14-17, 2016.

You can do anything: a list, essay, video, or podcast, to discuss the valuable or ridiculous life lesson(s) you learned from a film, whether it was about love, war, greed, kindness, activism, bravery, sacrifice, or prejudice. Tell which movie taught you a universal truth, a new concept, the way a system works, how to craft the perfect comeback, deal with a bully, kill a vampire, behave on a date, solve a murder or mix a cocktail with style. Did a film guide your career choice, help you overcome an obstacle, better understand a friend, era, art form or culture, or change your life?

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29 Today!

That’s right I am now entering the last year of my 20’s I find that so scary its unreal! Each year I try to come up with some different for a blog post. This year my idea was to work out what some of my favourite actors were starring in when they were 29!

Julia Roberts – My Best Friends Wedding

Catherine Zeta Jones – Entrapment

Meryl Streep – The Deer Hunter

Julie Andrews – The Sound of Music

Hilary Swank – Million Dollar Baby

 

 

Musical Moments – The Sound of Music

After seeing the most recent UK Tour of The Sound of Music last week I still have so many of the songs in my head. Certainly has always been one of my favourite films and musicals. I find the song ‘Something Good’ to be so underrated yet so incredible at the same time, Maria and Captain Von Trapp eventually admitting how they feel about each other with this brilliant love song . . .

Who didn’t fall in love with Christopher Plummer as the strict Captain? 

What is your favourite song from The Sound of Music?