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Apr 2018, Film Stars Don’t Lie in Liverpool

15 | | Biography, Drama, Romance

“Film Stars” follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner and the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.
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Director: Paul McGuigan

Writers: Matt Greenhalgh (screenplay), Peter Turner (based on the memoir by)

Stars: Jamie Bell, Annette Bening, Julie Walters

 

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Feb 2018, Brief Encounters (1945)

A | | Drama, Romance

Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship would have on their lives and the lives of those they love.

 

 

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Nov 2017, Beauty and the Beast

 Beauty and the Beast
Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

Director:

Bill Condon

Writers:

Stephen Chbosky (screenplay), Evan Spiliotopoulos (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Quick Movie Facts

The Departed – Did You Know?

While filming the movie “The Departed”, Jack Nicholson felt that he wasn’t “intimidating” enough during the scene where Billy and Frank are talking. So the next day Nicholson, shocked everyone on set, including the director Martin Scorsese and his co-star Leonardo DiCaprio, by deviating from the script and pulling out a weapon to frighten his co-star and provoke a genuine reaction. DiCaprio said, “It was one of the most memorable moments of his life, as far as being an actor is concerned.”

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