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The Muppets Movies: Essential Picks

Many children of the 1970/80s will have The Muppets deeply embedded in their hearts. Their presence felt through TV, movies, music and theatre over the course the decades proceeding the mid-1970s. However, Jim Henson’s dysfunctional family of foam have of course been around far longer than a mere 45 years. With many early versions of the gang appearing from 1955 …

Easter Movies – Five essential family favourites

Its Easter! And whether you are in it for the chocolate, the roast dinner or the religious significance, we are here to help you celebrate. With five great family films that scream Easter in all its spring bound wonder. From the Easter Bunny to religious epics and the indulgence of chocolate, these films have Easter written all of them. So …

Comic Book Movies – Essential Picks

Updated August 2020 7 Pages (Navigation at the end of each page) Ever since the 18th Century, comics, manga, cartoons and graphic novels have been a part of public storytelling. Taking us to new and existing worlds through art and words. While equally challenging political figures and institutions as they reflect and dissect our human journey. From Japan to Europe …

50 Essential LGBTQ+ films

8 Pages (Updated June 2020) For the LGBTQ community, film has long been a vehicle for challenging social oppression and isolation. While, in turn, furthering inclusion and understanding of the LGBTQ community’s vibrant place in history, art, and culture. This has led to a cinematic journey that not only reflects the history of the people at its heart. But also …

Ten Film Alternatives to Watching Eurovision

It’s that time of year again when mediocre songs and flamboyant performances illuminate our TV screens. With the dreaded ‘deux points’ score for the United Kingdom having become a staple of Eurovision disappointment. So why not settle in with a large glass of wine and watch a movie instead? Movies have the ability to bring popular music, energy and diversity …