Steven Spielberg’s bold reimagining of the 1961 film might not currently be attracting the audiences it needs to recoup its budget but it’s been shortlisted for our film of the year monsta and you can vote for it to win here.
Read on for reasons including how we shed a few tears during this film’s conclusion
John McCrea originated the part of Jamie in the Sheffield and West End productions of this musical and for us his appearance in the film’s most moving segment illustrates beautifully one of the piece’s themes about passing on the wisdom about gay life from 1 generation to the next.
Read on for reasons including how to see Jamie songwriter Dan Gillespie Sells’ band The Feeling on tour next year
Writer/director Francis Lee’s last film was the monsta-winning God’s Own Country and although the subject matter here is a world apart the themes of same sex love and the differences between the classes are still very much present and correct
Read on for reasons including how this features members of the monsta-winning God’s Own Country cast
OUT: In UK from 13/1/21 via Premium Video-on-Demand (PVOD) rental
RUNTIME: 151 minutes
We’re here because we loved the 2017 film and 80s TV show – and not because this is the latest in the hugely successful Marvel or DC series which is one of the reasons currently why for us TV is more of an inviting prospect than cinema.
Read on for reasons including how to see this film in the UK now cinemas are closed
‘Listen you bigoted monsters, just who do you think you are? Your prejudice and your repression won’t get past this Broadway star,’ sings Meryl Streep (pictured centre above) as two-time Tony Award winner Dee Dee Allen on a high school visit to champion a lesbian student unable to take her girlfriend to the prom.
Read on for reasons including how there are some 5* moments here to savour