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FILM REVIEW: Pride

Pride (Matthew Warchus, 2014)

If you can get past the travesty that is 1980s British décor (talk about wallowing in misery) then you will hopefully find Pride to be an inspiring and touching film. Set at the time of the miners’ strikes during Thatcher’s reign, Pride tells the true story of a group of gay activists who lent their support to the miners in a true showing of solidarity. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Pride

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FILM REVIEW: Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith (Dexter Fletcher, 2013)

George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas & Freya Mavor
George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas & Freya Mavor

There aren’t many movie musicals these days that aren’t a) well-known Broadway smashes (Les Misérables, Mamma Mia), b) animated films (Frozen, Tangled), c) crap remakes of 80s dance films (Footloose, Fame), or d) amazingly bad telemovies (Lovestruck: The Musical). Sunshine on Leith is thus somewhat of a refreshing change.

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