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Cinema Review – Florence Foster Jenkins

New York socialite and patron of the arts Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) has always had a love of music. When she hears Lily Pons (Aida Garifullina) sing, she becomes convinced that the time is right for her to start taking lessons again, with a view to staging her own concert. The trouble is, Florence Foster Jenkins cannot sing in tune and although she is surrounded by people who support her, none of them seem to want to tell her the truth. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – In Secret

Thérèse Raquin (Elizabeth Olsen) is sent to live with her aunt (Jessica Lange) and her sickly cousin Camille (Tom Felton), after her mother dies. When she grows up, she is given to her cousin in marriage and the family go to live in Paris. When they arrive, Camille encounters an old friend Laurent (Oscar Isaac) and rekindles their friendship. It is not long, however, before Thérèse and Laurent’s fascination with one another takes a turn for the murderous. Continue reading

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