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Everything tagged Contemporary

The Girl on the Train

Rachel Watson imagines perfect lives for people she sees from the train on her daily commute. One day she witnesses something that doesn’t match her imagined fantasies and is compelled to get involved.

The Girl on the Train

Us

‘Us’ tells the story of Connie and Douglas, a fifty-something couple on the verge of marital breakdown. To save their marriage, Douglas plans a Grand Tour of Europe, hoping it will fix things with his wife and bring him closer to his son Albie who has hated him for years.

Us

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Harold Fry is a humble man who has made mistakes in life that he does not fully understand. One day a letter arrives from an old friend, Queenie Hennessey, whom he has not seen for twenty years.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Once

A month ago I saw Once, intrigued by the idea of a heartfelt modern ‘musical’ acted by real musicians. Ninety minutes later, my tears said it all.

Once

Slight Return: The Resurrection of Bill Hicks

Hearing that two English comedians have resurrected a comedy god from the dead should raise an eyebrow. Discovering that the god in question is the late Bill Hicks will definitely generate palpitations.

Slight Return: The Resurrection of Bill Hicks