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Cinema Review – Selma

In 1965, civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jr (David Oyelowo), having seen the way African Americans were denied their rights in Selma, Alabama, organised a march from Selma to the state capital, Montgomery, over 50 miles away. King was met with resistance from all sides, but his tenacity and perseverance changed the course of history. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – January 31st 2014

Brogen Hayes chooses One to Watch; if you watch one movie in Irish cinemas this week, make it this one! (Hint – it has bikes in it!) Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Based on a true story, Lee Daniels’ latest film focuses on Cecil Gaines (Forrest Whitaker), a man who served eight Presidents during his time as a butler in the White House, as the civil Rights movement unfolded around them. Continue reading

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