The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Norfolk Edition

Category: Cinema

5 new films to see with your gal pals

24 Jan 2017

A trip to the flicks with girlfriends is one of life’s little pleasures: gossip, popcorn, a soupçon of culture and a night out that doesn’t involve a hangover. What’s not to like? And right now is an excellent time to get a big screen jaunt booked in, given the slew of female-friendly movies coming up. So bench the man in your life, grab a girlfriend and go.

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The Golden Globes digested

10 Jan 2017

Hollywood’s awards season kicked off last night with the Golden Globes, celebrating the best in TV and movies. I don’t know about you but when I scan the lists of nominees and winners for these things (after I’ve gawped at the red carpet frocks), I make a mental list of cultural catch-up viewing. Too much brilliant stuff to watch, not enough time, so I’ve made it easy for us all – here are my top Golden Globes picks and where to find them.

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Top 5 open-air cinemas

18 Jul 2016

Outdoor theatre – meh. While the idea is lovely, in reality it doesn’t really work. Why? Well (and this might just be me), the ‘theatre’ part conjures up images of getting dressed up; sipping something expensive, cold and fizzy; and enjoying a dose of culture, while the ‘outdoor’ part is more about pongy bogs, mosquitos and, well, rain. The two just don’t marry (and while I don’t mind a bit of mud on the hot pink stilettos girls, I don’t want it all over my nice frock…).

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The Girl on a Train

26 Apr 2016

If you were a fan of the novel The Girl on the Train (I haven’t read it yet, shocking admission I know) then you’re going to be more than a little excited to hear that the movie is nearing release – October 2016.

In case you’ve been out of the country, The Girl on the Train is a psychological thriller by British novelist Paula Hawkins that sat at the number 1 position in the New York Times Best Seller list for 13 consecutive weeks!

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