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COLETTE (2018)
Starring Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Fiona Shaw, Ray Panthaki, Denise Gough, Robert Pugh, Rebecca Root, Aiysha Hart, Caroline Boulton and Máté Haumann. Directed by Wash Westmoreland.

The story of the woman behind the scandalous Claudine novels (and later Gigi) that dazzled French society in the first half of the 20th Century. The film depicts her rise from country girl to darling of the Parisian demi-monde with her husband Henry ‘Willy’ Gauthier-Villars. A critic and author in his own right, he mentors and later betrays her, as her stories gain them fame and notoriety.

REVIEWS Colette - The myth, The legend, The Claudine

ON CHESIL BEACH (2018)
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff, Samuel West, Florence Baker, Bebe Cave, Adrian Scarborough, Anna Burgess and Bernardo Santos. Directed by Dominic Cooke.

On their honeymoon, a young couple learn about the differences between them – their attitudes, temperaments and their drastically different backgrounds. Out on the beach on their fateful wedding day, one of them makes a major decision that will utterly change both of their lives forever.

REVIEWS On Chesil Beach - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About 1960s Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask)

THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM (2017)
Starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth, Daniel Mays, Sam Reid, María Valverde, Henry Goodman, Morgan Watkins, Eddie Marsan and Adam Brown. Directed by Juan Carlos Medina.

Victorian London is gripped with fear as a serial killer is on the loose and leaving cryptic messages written in the blood of his victims. With few leads and increasing public pressure, Scotland Yard assigns the case to Inspector Kildare, a seasoned detective who has a sneaking suspicion that he's being set up to fail. Faced with a long list of suspects, Kildare must rely on help from a witness to stop the murders and bring the maniac to justice.

REVIEWS The Limehouse Golem - Here we are again

THEIR FINEST (2017)
Starring Gemma Arterton, Sam Slafin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Richard E. Grant and Jeremy Irons. Directed by Lone Scherfig.

With London emptied of men now fighting at the Front, Catrin Cole lands herself a job writing copy for propaganda films that need "a woman’s touch". Her natural flair quickly gets her noticed by dashing movie producer Buckley whose path would never have crossed hers in peacetime.

With the country’s morale at stake, Catrin, Buckley and a colourful crew work furiously to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation. As bombs are dropping all around them, Catrin discovers there is as much drama, comedy and passion behind the camera as there is onscreen.

REVIEWS Their Finest - A funny, romantic war film

CAROL (2016)
Starring Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Kyle Chandler, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, John Magaro, Cory Michael Smith, Carrie Brownstein, Kevin Crowley and Nik Pajic. Directed by Todd Haynes.

Based on Patricia Highsmith’s novella 'The Price of Salt' about the burgeoning relationship between two very different women in 1950s New York. One, a girl in her 20s working in a department store who dreams of a more fulfilling life, and the other, a wife trapped in a loveless, moneyed marriage desperate to break free.

REVIEWS Carol - An elegant, passionate and important love story

GREAT EXPECTATIONS (2013)
Starring Helena Bonham Carter - Miss Havisham, Ralph Fiennes - Magwitch, Jason Flemyng - Joe Gargery, Jeremy Irvine - Pip and David Walliams - Uncle Pumblechook. Directed by Mike Newell.

Young orphan Pip is given a chance to rise from his humble beginnings thanks to a mysterious benefactor. Moving through London’s class ridden world as a gentleman, Pip uses his new found position to pursue the beautiful Estella; a spoilt heiress he’s loved since childhood. Yet the shocking truth behind his great fortune will have devastating consequences for everything he holds dear.

REVIEWS Great Expectations - Outstanding performances

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