My Favourite Film Performances of 2018

I have just done my top 10 of 2018 film list, but I wanted to do a separate post to shed light on some of my favourite performances (and a few other miscellaneous things) from UK cinema releases this year.

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My Top Ten Cinema Releases of 2018

I posted up my last review of 2018 yesterday (it was Bumblebee by the way) and so that means it is time for me to reflect on the cinema releases I’ve reviewed throughout the year and bring you my top 10.

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Nicole Kidman on working with Baz Luhrmann on Moulin Rouge! and Australia

Last week, Nicole Kidman paid a trip to BAFTA’s London headquarters for their ‘A Life In Pictures’ career retrospective series. She had many movies to delve into, but thankfully she gave time to talk about Moulin Rouge! and Australia, her two collaborations with Baz Luhrmann.

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Taika Waititi felt nervous working with studio on Thor: Ragnarok

During his BAFTA screenwriting lecture, Taika Waititi, who became known for writing, directing and starring in his own comedies, touched upon working with a big movie studio like Disney on Thor: Ragnarok. Here’s what he had to say:

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Taika Waititi talks about the making of What We Do in the Shadows

I LOVE What We Do in the Shadows, the 2014 horror-comedy mockumentary starring Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, and Jonathan Brugh as three vampires living together in a modern-day Wellington, New Zealand. So naturally, I was very interested to know what Waititi had to say about it during his recent BAFTA talk, so here are some of his best quotes.

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Highlights from Alfonso Cuaron’s BAFTA screenwriting lecture

On Sunday, Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron stopped by BAFTA’s London headquarters to talk about his career and his screenwriting process – and here are all the interesting things I learned.

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Highlights from Taika Waititi’s BAFTA screenwriting lecture

On Saturday, writer/director/actor Taika Waititi stopped by BAFTA’s London headquarters to deliver their annual screenwriting lecture. However, Taika being Taika, it did not take its usual format. Find out more inside.

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Highlights from Nicole Kidman’s BAFTA career retrospective

Last night, Nicole Kidman came to BAFTA’s London HQ in Piccadilly for their annual A Life in Pictures series – and here’s all the interesting things she had to say.

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Aquaman to Creed II: Next week is a bumper premiere week in London

As I’m sure you will all know from my blog, premieres take place in London all the time – but next week is on another level, there are FOUR in a row! It is rare to have so many on consecutive days outside of the film festival, so here’s a rundown of what’s coming up.

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What I saw at the 2018 London Film Festival

Usually at the end of the London Film Festival, I create a top ten list highlighting my favourites. I’m not going to do that this year, simply because I only managed to watch a lame 16 films (very poor show!) and because I don’t really know what I would put top!

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