Category Archives: British Films

Back (Sundance) Rated TV-14

 Two estranged foster brothers join up to take on the family business when their father dies. Starring David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Louise Brealey. This black comedy  is brilliant. As with most  British comedy, it starts out slow but gains momentum. The … Continue reading

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David Attenborough’s Rise of Animals (BBC) Rated UR

 David Attenborough reveals the journey of a group of animals as they evolve and how they define us. Starring  David Attenborough. This series tells the story of the evolution of animals as they emerged from the water. The whole series … Continue reading

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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Rated PG

 The film follows the life of A.A. Milne as he creates the stories behind Winnie-the-Pooh. Starring Vicki Pepperdine, Margot Robbie, Domhnall Gleeson. I thought this was a wonderful, behind-the-scenes portrayal of Milne’s life as he created the stories of Winnie-the-Pooh. There … Continue reading

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David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef (2015) Rated NR

David Attenborough revisits the Great Barrier Reef to explore exposed coral as well as diving deep to find coral which has yet to be seen. Starring David Attenborough. This is a gorgeous journey into the depths of one of the … Continue reading

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All’s Well That Ends Well (1981) Rated NR

Helena loves Bertram. He is of noble birth, she is not. He is sick; she has a cure and wants to marry him, but does he want to marry her? Starring Celia Johnson, Ian Charleson, Michael Hordern. I’m not a big … Continue reading

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The Imposter (2012) Rated R

A documentary of a young man from Spain who convinces a Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son. Starring Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson. This story takes you down twists and turns as you try to figure out who … Continue reading

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Now is Good (2012) Rated PG-13

 A girl with leukemia has a list of things she would like to get done before she dies. The list includes losing her virginity. Based on the book, Before I Die by Jenny Downham. Starring Dakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine. … Continue reading

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The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live (2017) Rated NR

The Moody Blues play though their album Days of Future Passed live. Starring Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, John Lodge. The Moody Blues perform their album Days of Future Passed live at the Toronto’s Sony Centre. The performances are intertwined with interviews … Continue reading

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The Deep Blue Sea (2011) Rated R

A woman married to a British judge is caught in an explosive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot. Starring Ann Mitchell, Jolyon Coy, Karl Johnson, Rachel Weisz, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston. This film was difficult to watch. The wife is a complex character … Continue reading

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Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) Rated R

A weekend at Hyde Park in 1939 where President Franklin Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, his mistress Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, and the King and Queen of England all come for picnic. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West. On this particular weekend, … Continue reading

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