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FILM REVIEW: Vita and Virginia

Writers: Eileen Atkins with Chanya Button Director: Chanya Button Reviewer:  Richard Maguire Opening this year’s Flare, London’s biggest LGBTQ+ film festival, is Vita and Virginia,a lavish period drama based on the love affair between Sackville- West and Woolf at the beginning of the 1920s. While Vita’s dogged pursuit of Woolf is dramatically reimagined, the film is dripping with so many ...

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London Film Festival: Widows

Writer: Gillian Flynn Director: Steve McQueen Reviewer: Maryam Philpott There are still only a handful of directors who can open a movie with their name alone, and with only three previous films, Steve McQueen is one of them, a rare film-maker whose every release is a major event. McQueen has a long relationship with the London Film Festival premiering Hunger in ...

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The Red Barn – National Theatre, London

Writer: David Hare (adapted from the novel by Georges Simenon) Director: Robert Icke Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Sometimes a single event can change your life forever; it can set you on a path you didn’t expect, change you into someone else, it can even make you a murderer. Opening at The National Theatre, David Hare’s new play The Red Barn, adapted ...

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