My Christopher Nolan top five

Christopher Nolan‘s latest effort Dunkirk comes out on Friday and while I’m in the minority of people who didn’t love it (read my review here), it certainly makes my top five.

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Snowden: Film Review 

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Edward Snowden, who exposed the illegal mass surveillance techniques used by the NSA on all US civilians in 2013, is a very interesting person with an incredible story to tell so it’s just a shame that the dramatisation about his life lacks a certain something and isn’t as powerful as the Laura Poitras‘ 2014 documentary Citizenfour.

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The Night Before: Film Review

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I love Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Christmas films, but I wasn’t entirely convinced by this because I felt the trailer had spoiled every bit of hilarity, but there was no need to worry because this is so funny and just brilliant.

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Top Films for December

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Another month, another upcoming preview! It seems most releases have done the sensible thing and steered clear of December and the super anticipated release of Stars Wars – The Force Awakens. Of the films on offer, there are some dreadful-looking comedies and the critically panned Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie outing By The Sea – so there isn’t much I want to see. Here are the picks that scrape by:

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Top Films for October

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It’s that time of the year again – a new month, a new round of films to check out and October has some AMAZING movies that I cannot wait for. Here’s a round-down of my must-see movies for this month…

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The Walk: Film Review

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All the buzz around The Walk seems to be about the visual spectacle element and sure, it does look amazing, immersive and you do feel like you are on the wire with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. But once you strip all these style pointers away, the film is missing something, and I’m not totally sure what that is.

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Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Review

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The first film was not quite my cup of tea but I could appreciate it for its style and diverse range of casting. While the stylised black-and-white picture is still there, it loses its edge in this follow-up (nine years later) purely because we’ve seen it before. However, I thought the storylines were more fleshed out and I liked that there were more leading female characters.

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Top Films for August

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The Inbetweeners 2

How could I not include this? I am such a fan of the TV series and I thought the first film was brilliant. I wasn’t overjoyed when this was announced to be honest, purely because I don’t know how it could possibly top the Malia trip but here we are, and the four boys are back, but this time in Australia. I have managed to keep my expectations low but I desperately want it to be good. Released: 6th August

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Best Oscars Pictures: The ceremony

Here’s my selection of the best pictures of Oscars (ahead or during the ceremony):

 

The most talked about selfie: 

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GIF of them rushing to get in: 

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Look at Jennifer pushing Bradley out of the way, Jared rushing in at the last minute and Lupita’s brother rushing in for a prime position behind Bradley.

Benedict Cumberbatch photo bombs U2

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Lupita dancing to Pharrell’s Happy 

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emma Watson ready to present

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Oscar 2013: After-party pics

On Oscars night, it is all about the parties once the winners have been announced. There are the big three- the Governor’s Ball, the Vanity Fair party and the Elton John party.

Here are the party highlights across those three events:

 

Chris Brown

Surprisingly, Chris seemed to be hanging out with everyone and there are some surreal pictures of who he met up with.

Chris with Elton John

Chris with Elton John

With Bonnie Wright (right), who plays Ginny Weasley in Harry Potter

With Bonnie Wright (right), who plays Ginny Weasley in Harry Potter

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With Aerosmith’s Steve Tyler

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Well, he’s the host of one of the biggest parties in town, so naturally he knows everyone there.

With Britney Spears, who debuted her new brunette look

With Britney Spears, who debuted her new brunette look

Loving the attention from Miley Cyrus and Kelly Osbourne

Loving the attention from Miley Cyrus and Kelly Osbourne

With his partner David Furnish and their son Zachary

With his partner David Furnish and their son Zachary

 

Adele

Adele has done amazingly well despite being away for over a year so no wonder she wanted to make the most of her night out.

With John Travolta, his daughter and wife, Kelly Preston

With John Travolta, his daughter and wife, Kelly Preston

What a crew: With Barbra Streisand and Shirley Bassey

What a crew: With Barbra Streisand and Shirley Bassey

 

And everyone else…

Anne Hathaway is clearly finding something hysterical

Anne Hathaway is clearly finding something hysterical

Charlize Theron is asking Amy Adams about her dress. You can see Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the middle

Charlize Theron is asking Amy Adams about her dress. You can see Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the middle

 

Jennifer having a cuddle with her mum

Jennifer having a cuddle with her mum

Good pals Kelly and Miley perfect their pout

Good pals Kelly and Miley perfect their pout

 

Steve with Jim Carrey, who has massive feet!

Steve with Jim Carrey, who has massive feet!