Film Review: Last Christmas

Directed by Paul Feig and based on the song of the same name by George Michael, Last Christmas follows Kate (Emilia Clarke), a young woman subscribed to making bad decisions. Working as an elf all year-round in Santa’s (Michelle Yeoh) Christmas store in London, Kate has somewhat given up on life and spends most nights drinking and taking home strangers. Things seem too good to be true when she meets Tom (Henry Golding), a caring night courier who re-opens her eyes to the more wonderful things in life.

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TV Review: Game of Thrones (Sky Atlantic) – Season Eight

The eighth and final season of Sky Atlantic‘s Game of Thrones aired from April until May, consisting of only six episodes. Written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, the latest season brought the franchise to an end, seeing the conclusion of the franchise’s two main conflicts: the Great War against the Army of the Dead – with many of the main characters converging in Winterfell with their armies to take on the Night King – and the Last War for control of the Iron Throne – as the characters return to King’s Landing in an attempt to unseat Queen Cersei Lannister as the ruler of the Seven Kingdoms.

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Film Review: Solo – A Star Wars Story

Directed by Ron Howard, Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second Star Wars anthology film following 2016’s Rogue One. The film is set 10 years prior to the events of A New Hope and explores the early adventures of Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) aboard the Millennium Falcon, who joins a heist within the criminal underworld. There, Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover), years before joining the Rebellion.

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Film Review: Me Before You

Based on Jojo Moyes‘ 2012 best-selling book and directed by Thea Sharrock, Me Before You tells the story of a 26-year-old girl from a small English town, Lou Clarke (Emilia Clarke), who has just lost her job in her local cafe. With only one option left at the job centre, Lou is employed as a carer by the wealthy Traynor family, despite having no skills or experience, to help support her struggling family. Here, Lou is placed in charge of Will (Sam Claflin), a once successful man who enjoyed all aspects of his life, who is now a quadriplegic, paralysed from the neck down after being involved in an accident. As Lou attempts to show Will what life can be like if he opens his mind, Will encourages Lou to live her life to the fullest as an unexpected relationship blossoms.

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Book v Film: Me Before You

“I will never, ever regret the things I’ve done. Because most days, all you have are places in your memory that you can go to.”

Based on Jojo Moyes‘ 2012 best-selling book and directed by Thea Sharrock, Me Before You tells the story of a 26-year-old girl from a small English town, Lou Clarke (Emilia Clarke), who has just lost her job in her local cafe. With only one option left at the job centre, Lou is employed as a carer by the wealthy Traynor family, despite having no skills or experience, to help support her struggling family. Here, Lou is placed in charge of Will (Sam Claflin), a once successful man who enjoyed all aspects of his life, who is now a quadriplegic, paralysed from the neck down after being involved in an accident. As Lou attempts to show Will what life can be like if he opens his mind, Will encourages Lou to live her life to the fullest as an unexpected relationship blossoms.

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You Should Be Reading: Me Before You

“I will never, ever regret the things I’ve done. Because most days, all you have are places in your memory that you can go to.”

Jojo Moyes‘ 2012 best-selling book, Me Before You, tells the story of a 26-year-old girl from a small English town, Lou Clarke, who has just lost her job in the local cafe. With only one option left at the job centre, Lou is employed as a carer by the wealthy Traynor family, despite having no skills or experience, to help support her struggling family. Here, Lou is placed in charge of Will, a once successful man who enjoyed all aspects of his life, who is now a quadriplegic, paralysed from the neck down after being involved in an accident. As Lou attempts to show Will what life can be like if he opens his mind, Will encourages Lou to live her life to the fullest as an unexpected relationship blossoms.

Set to be released on 3rd June, the film adaptation is directed by Thea Sharrock and stars Emilia Clarke as Lou and Sam Claflin as Will.

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Four New Character Profiles & Five Episode Synopsis for ‘Game of Thrones’

(Written For BritScene)

After the release of the fourth trailer for season two of HBO’s medieval fantasy series, Game of Thrones, earlier this week, we now have four new character profiles and the episode synopses for the first five episodes.

The new character profiles re-introduce us to some of the cast that we first met in season one, featuring videos for Robb Stark played by Richard Madden, Jon Snow played by Kit Harington, Daenerys Targaryen played by Emilia Clarke, and Joffrey Baratheon played by Jack Gleeson.

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New Image and Magazine Covers for HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones’

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Earlier this week, Entertainment weekly visited the set of HBO’s epic fantasy series, Game of Thrones, in Croatia to interview the producers and cast, and then to Belfast to snap some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos.

EW asked the cast how the Thrones team pulled off the second season, what fans can expect it, and what to do to catch up if you didn’t manage to see the first series. If you are interested in finding the answers, then this week’s issue consists of 4 collectible covers, featuring either Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, or Lena Headey and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

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Casting Catch-Up: Tom Felton, Saoirse Ronan, Tom Hiddleston, Emma Thompson, Dominic Cooper & More!

(Weekly feature written for BritScene)

There has been a lot of casting news over the past couple of weeks, so we thought we’d narrow it down a little for you with a short list of the most exciting stories involving which British actors have been recently attached to what. With upcoming films and TV series that we’ve heard a lot from, to a film that has been off the radar for nearly three years, take a look below to see the ongoings of Tom Felton, Nonso Anozie, Matt Milne, Saoirse Ronan, Tom Hiddleston, Leslie Manville, Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson, and Dominic Cooper.

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