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MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS (2019)
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Joe Alwyn, Maria Dragus, Martin Compston, Jack Lowden, Guy Pearce, David Tennant, Brendan Coyle and Gemma Chan. Directed by Josie Rourke.

Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth 1. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.

REVIEWS Mary Queen of Scots - Shallow regal intrigue

THE FAVOURITE (2018)
Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Mark Gatiss, Joe Alwyn, Jenny Rainsford, James Smith, Tim Ingall and Lillyrose Stevens. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.

REVIEWS The Favourite - Revisiting the delicious modern classic
The Favourite - A delicious work of magnificent insanity

BOY ERASED (2018)
Starring Lucas Hedges, Joel Edgerton, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joe Alwyn, Troye Sivan, Théodore Pellerin, Xavier Dolan, Cherry Jones and Flea. Directed by Joel Edgerton.

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

REVIEWS Boy Erased - All the best intentions, but never quite reaches them

BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK 3D (2016)
Starring Joe Alwyn, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, Chris Tucker, Vin Diesel and Steve Martin. Directed by Ang Lee.

19-year-old private Billy Lynn, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour. Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad - contrasting the realities of the war with America’s perceptions.

REVIEWS Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - A different side of war

LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER
Starring Felicity Jones, Shailene Woodley, Callum Turner, Joe Alwyn, Nabhaan Rizwan and Ncuti Gatwa. Directed by Augustine Frizzell.
HARRIET
Starring Cynthia Erivo, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr, Jennifer Nettles, Joe Alwyn, Tim Guinee, Deborah Ayorinde, Clarke Peters, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Vondie Curtis-Hall. Directed by Kasi Lemmons.

REVIEWS Harriet - A flawed Harriet Tubman biopic with a phenomenal performance

OPERATION FINALE
Starring Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Mélanie Laurent, Nick Kroll, Joe Alwyn, Haley Lu Richardson, Lior Raz, Michael Aronov, Peter Strauss and Ohad Knoller. Directed by Chris Weitz.

The thrilling true story of the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths.
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