Episode 11 Film 2011 with Claudia Winkleman


Episode 11

Film 2011 returns with hosts Claudia Winkleman and Danny Leigh. They review Contagion, We Need to Talk About Kevin, and The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.


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Hello and welcome to a brand-new series of Film 2011. We are live

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and if you want to get in touch, the details are on the screen.

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Coming up on tonight's show: An all-star cast are going viral in

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Steven Soderberg's Contagion. day one there were two people, then

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four, then 16. Steven Spielberg's much anticipated

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The Adventures of Tin Tin in 3D. Thompson, where are you? Already

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downstairs, keep up. Mississippi is turning as best-selling novel The

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Help comes to the big screen. Plus Gary Oldman tells us about some of

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the films that have inspired him. First tonight, Contagion, directed

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by Steven Soderberg, following the outbreak of a lethal virus that

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soon becomes a global pandemic. she mention seeing anyone who was

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sick, on the plane, at the airport? Are you OK? My arm. Sit down. Watch

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your feet. Come on. Come on now. OK. What happened? Did you take too

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much of that... No, no, no, stay there, just go up to your room,

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honey... This movie is a thriller where the villain is a virus. It's

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not like an action thriller, but kind of a psychological and

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physical thriller because the virus is very real and very dangerous.

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Does she have a history of seizures? Unfortunately, she did

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die. Right. Can I go talk to her? Your wife is dead. My character is

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a husband and father who loses his wife and steps on in very short

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order and is left only with his daughter and basically spends the

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rest of the movie trying to keep his daughter alive. Don't touch

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anything. Help me. I've seen enough generic mayhem in movies to last me

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a lifetime. I would like to see something human that I think could

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occur. What's your temperature? 101.8. Are you alone? I've

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definitely infected other people. You don't know that. They wanted

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the authentic pandemic movie so they did a boat load of research

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and tried to game out what really might happen. We have a Novo virus

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with a mortality rate in low 20s, no vaccine at this time? That's

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right. It's a global international picture and they don't make them

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like they used to any more. There was a time when you would go to the

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movies and it wasn't that unusual to see an international cast kind

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of like this one. On day one, there were two people, then four, then

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1416. In three months, it's a bill. That's where we are headed -- then

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16. Fear is a very powerful thing. Rub this in. It needs to be

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represented in the film because it's going to be and is such a huge

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part of this issue when it plays out.

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Don't talk to anyone, don't touch anyone, stay away from other people.

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Get back in your car. We are not sick. It's figuring out out faster

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than we are figuring it out. It's mutated. Danny Leigh. Claudia

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winkleman. You clever human. I don't want to start the new series

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being at all negative so kick us off. Thank you for the opportunity.

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I think the first thing that will strike anyone about conteenage

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season the ridiculous all-star cast it's got going on and it will put

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people in mind of the great '70s disaster movies and you will think,

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what's going on here, is it like the towering inferno gets bird flu

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and it's like that and there's something very original and unusual

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and chilly going on here. I think you follow these big name actors

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and characters into the film, but they don't get what you are

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expecting. You get a result in a film which is about all of us and a

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breakdown about what happens when people are in this situation, what

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happens when people stop collecting the rubbish and looting chemists

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and making money out of these situations. It's unusual and it

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does what it does very well and I'm pleased and proud to have it as the

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first film on the new series. Claudia? Oh, dear. By the way, I

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think I'm by myself, it's got very high percentage. You liked it. I

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had a very high expectation, love Soderberg, Out of Sight, one of my

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best films, I love Traffic, looking at the world of drugs, if you will.

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This is multi-playered, Traffic had heart, I would say this doesn't. I

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would also say it starts very well. When I say scalp, you will know

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what it mean, it starts well, Gwyneth and Kate are brilliant and

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Jennifer Ealie, but you think it's going to gear up, Kate Winslet has

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a brilliant scene with wound of those people and you think, here we

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go and it never gets there. Jude Law, don't even get me started. I

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almost feel, and this is maybe me, it's just not good enough. I will

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leave Jude Law to one side because that's different. But this isn't 28

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days later, the flu virus, people don't come back to life and start

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pegging it down the road and chewing off people's faces. The

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illness is quick and unpredictable and I think that comes across in

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the film. The film is quick and unpredictable. The film is very

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boring. I had a little nap. At no stage do you ever know what is

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coming next. How often can you say that about a movie? It's a good

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point but listen, I think I'm by myself in this but I found it quite

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dull. I would be surprised. See it on Friday in a bird flu suit.

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Outbreak. Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson join forces for The

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Adventures of Tin Tin, Secret of the Unicorn in 3D.

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Snowy, look at this. A unicorn. very unique specimen that is.

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Finest ship that ever sailed the seven seas.. Tin Tin leads with his

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brain but follows with his heart. What secrets do you hold? What's

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this? It's always the brain that pulls him forward, that kind of

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Sherlock helms reasoning that he does. The evidence is safe with us.

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Argh... Where are you? I'm already downstairs, do try to keep up.

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Just when it looks like he's on the downhill run to June cover the

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secret, his best friend and partner... Thanks, I'm Tin Tin, by

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the way. Does something idiotic to get in his way and upset the apple

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cart. Happens constantly. Land. are not there yet. Land. Find them

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both. His foes are against him. This may sound crazy but I've got a

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plan. His friends are against him and Tin Tin somehow always rises

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above the chaos and achieves. you hit anything? Oh, dear. That

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was an extraordinary and intimate experience for me to be in a very

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quiet stage, almost like a the At rickal rehearsal stage, with a

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device in my hand -- theatrical. It was like a game controller with a

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six inch colour screen and if I just looked up with my eyes, I see

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Andy Circus and Nick Croft and the Thomson twins but I wouldn't see

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any circus Jamie Bell any longer, I would see Tin Tin and Captain

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Haddock. To see him going, how do I figure this out, was very much

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exciting. He's like a kid with a toy. On this movie, Spielberg was

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playing the role of, you know... was the two dimensional drawing

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brought to life in a three dimensional way. The period had to

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be non-specific a period, we didn't want people with cellphones and

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laptops. We also didn't want to change Tin Tin's trousers.

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Get down. For those people who don't know Tin Tin so well, we just

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wanted to really make them feel how I felt as an eight-year-old boy

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where you were taken somewhere and lived through the character and

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were in dangerous situations travelling the world... It's

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absolutely a true adventure movie. I am very happy to start with this

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one. It is a thrilling ride, Danny, it is rip roaring, it's raiders, I

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don't like motion capture, the first six minutes and the opening

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titles are very exciting, but once you see their faces slightly dead

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behind the eyes, I was like I don't like this, why don't they make it

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real. Six minutes in, they have amazing scenery, that sounds weird

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because it was drawn but it's a thrilling ride, you're off these

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extraordinary set pieces, I thought it was properly exciting, I left

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clapping? I think the thing is, if you are going to review this film

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fairly, you have to get in touch with your inner nine-year-old

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because your inner nine-year-old will have a fine old time with

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thrills and laughs. Spectacular set pieces. I'm 39 and I don't think

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you need to be as miserable and to- faced and pompous as me to find

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that that doesn't work the same way as an adult. The set pieces are

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track tack lar but spectacular but there's nothing like that in there.

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Steven Spielberg's ET, you find a story with that, there's downtime

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and breathing space and you have incredible uplifting moments but

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also downtime within them. Here there's none of them. Spielberg and

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Jackson don't trust kids not to be excited unless they're having stuff

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flung at them the entire time. I think you end up with, as a result

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of that, it mains me to say that, it's a film you don't feel, or I

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didn't anyway, elated or overjoyed or thrilled when you come out. I

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just felt exhausted, like I needed to lie in a dark room with a cold

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flannel on my face. You do, for different reasons! There are things

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wrong with it. I will be honest. No women in it, not one female? That's

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tun tin. Yes. There is one woman but looks a bit lake a man wearing

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a dress. The other problem is, the baddy isn't that bad, Daniel Craig,

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I could turn him into a goody with a nice conversation about cravats

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and a hot chocolate. That would turn me! There are things wrong

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with it, but if you have a child, even if you don't, just go, it's

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boom, you are off! The weird thing about it is, there's been a lot of

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talk about the way it looks and it's slightly odd. What I found

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distracting was less the way it looked and the fact that you could

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never get away from the fact that the film industry is a strange

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thing at the moment because there's no Harry Potter any more, Pirates

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is creeking to a conclusion, so you have a trilogy from two of the

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world's biggest directors with a boy hero and the choice of Tin Tin

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stories that has been used has a pirate theme to it. So you can see

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the animate tors frantically standing there animating away while

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Spielberg and Jackson are cracking the whip and the executives in

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Hollywood are going, make it work! And I found that unsettling.

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are hilarious. The result is a film that's quite sweaty. I like

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sweating perhaps. Can't wait for the see Question Time. You will

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like it, call me if you don't. Top five time and to kick it off, it's

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from our new brilliant addition to the Film 2011 a family, Catherine

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Bray and her favourite opening scenes.

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For me, the cardinal cinema going sin is turning up late after the

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pictures started. Not only do you annoy the entire audience, you

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might miss an opening scene as good as one of those top five.

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At five, it's 2001, A space Odyssey. Some opening scenes are brilliant

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because they get you right there in the action, maybe they make you

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laugh or introduce the main characters. Trust Stanley Kubrick

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to ignore that. But instead we get apes freaking out in front of a

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huge space black monolith thing which offers no explanation.

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Somehow, this rule book trashing madness all comes together to form

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one of the most memorable opening scenes in cinema history.

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At four, it's Who Framed Roger Rabbit, the great example of a

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animation. Roger Rabbit fluffs his lines while filming the latest

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cartoon. Not birds, stars. Sets up the movie's whacky cartoon capers.

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At three, it's K Hard Day's Night. Opening with one of the most famous

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chords in rock'n'roll, it has you in the palm of its hand in seconds,

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with a dose of what originally made the Fab Four's name, the music.

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It's a clever way to get into a film that was about the sheer

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madness of being that famous. They already had the rights to the song

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At number two, Ghost Ship - not a classic movie, but it has one of

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the most visceral openings of any horror. In it, we see exactly how

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the crew and passengers of a luxury liner came to be ghosts in the

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first place as a metal caught whips through a crowded dancefloor like

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cheese wire through warm butter. Practically everybody dies. It is

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basically the same plot as Titanic, only about three hours faster.

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At number one, Touch of evil. Orson Welles opened with an unbroken

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tracking shot over three minutes long, which begins with a literal

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ticking time bomb being placed in the boot of a car. We are left in

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suspense. If it is tense for us, spare a thought for the poor actors.

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If even one of them messed up, the entire scene had to be reset. The

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nervous customs officer stumbled a three or four times with one single

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line. Incurring the wrath of awesome. -- awesome.

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Brilliant choices. I love the twin cinematic achievements of Touch Of

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Evil and Ghost Ship. We have had a lot of tweets. Thank you very much

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for being awake. Heather says I missed the top five. I am on a

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beach in Greece. There is something special about the opening scene of

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lost in translation. The greatest opening scene was from Goldfinger,

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Spy Who loved Me, you get the idea. A Next, The Help, based on Kathryn

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Stockett's best-selling novel. would like to write something from

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the point of view of The Help. I want to interview you. And a maid

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will ever tell you the truth. It is a hell of a risk to take in Jackson,

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Mississippi. The helpers about three women in Jackson, Mississippi,

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who come together to make a change in their very narrow-minded

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community. I have drafted the sanitation initiative, a bill that

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requires everyone at home to have a separate bedroom for The Help.

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Maybe we should just build you a bathroom outside. Courage is about

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overcoming fear and daring to do what is right by your fellow man.

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What changed your mind? God. Someone once said, you either

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change or you die. And I think it is great that everybody goes

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through a transformation, and for the better, for the betterment of

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them. All right. I will do it. But I need

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to make sure she understands this eight no game we are playing. Face

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me. I need to see you square on at all times. I got to come up with

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the questions, too? Oh. It is funny that the book is about people

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having the right to tell a story, and yet here we are in modern times,

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and supposedly we are talking lightly about the past. And the

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mindsets have not changed that much. We are faced with a "you are white,

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you can't talk about black people". I am white? In you know you are

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black? Oh, my God. I don't have any issues with white people writing

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black characters. I have issues with black characters being written

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poorly. There are some bad writers out there. I get the Scripts, so I

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am in the front lines. I can tell you right now that most people want

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to send a message, so the character is a social mouthpiece. She did not

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start with that premise. She said, I want to know how she thinks, how

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she feels. That was a beautiful thing. I have plans for her.

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are regardless woman. -- A Douglas woman. You have gone and done it

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now. Go-ahead, Danny. I am glad we were

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just talking about opening scenes, because the opening scene of The

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Help is brilliant. The maid is asked by someone off-screen what it

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is like to bring up 18 white children and to have your own

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looked after by someone else. And she gives a look to the camera

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which is phenomenal, one of those great screen moments. That scene

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takes about 45 seconds. If you go to see The Help at the weekend,

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after that moment, get your coat and go home because beyond that

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point, what you have here is at best syrupy and unconvincing and at

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worst jaw-dropping Healey faces. There are two problems. Forest that,

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you can't make an entire film around the idea that black people

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and white people both have the same problems under the skin in the

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civil rights era in the Deep South. They didn't. And Claudia, you can't

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play it as panto. There is something grotesque about this film.

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You end up with something like Mississippi Burning, remade as Allo

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Allo. I don't know how to follow that. Take the stage. It is a good

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watch. I understand what you are saying, but in the screening I went

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to, people laughed and cried. Octavia Spencer was brilliant. I

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sobbed. Willie? Yes, sorry. I found it incredibly moving. I did not

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like that there are about four different endings. You go, guys,

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you have made your point. Didn't you like the performances?

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tragedy about the performances is that there are so many good people

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in this film, and they are misused horribly. Emma Stone is a fantastic

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good comic actress. Here, she is suffocated. She is not playing a

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person, she is playing a simple. The only one who rises above it is

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Viola Davies. I hope The Help gets her the attention she deserves. I

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hope Hollywood put her in a good film. She deserves it. Let's move

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on. I enjoyed it! The Help opens in cinemas next Wednesday 26th October.

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Recent box-office successes have reignited the debate of whether

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there are enough films out there but appear to a female audience.

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Antonia, a female and lovely, When we talk about women's films or

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a film for a woman, it really is a marketing term. It doesn't describe

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the film itself. I think this debate about women's cinema, there

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is a patronising element to it. It is the assumption that women are

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not interested in the great issues, politics, corruption or the human

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condition. Women want to talk about relationships, feelings and Kitty

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cats. If you said that to a modern woman, she will slap you are stuck

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in the 1930s and forties, when Senna was at its most popular,

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Hollywood would doubt that many more women than men went to the

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movies. It wanted to see the witty, independent, glamourous female

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stars of the day, the innocent girl Ingrid Bergman, the caustic

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aristocrat Katharine Hepburn, the superwoman Joan Crawford. Mr Pearce

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was a huge hit. In this scene, she discovers that her daughter is

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having an affair with her boyfriend. Even as the victim, she is

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intensely dominant. We were not expecting you, Mildred, obviously.

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It is just as well you know. I am glad you know. How long has this

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been going on? There was a period of focus on women's stories. There

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were heads of studios who recognised that there was a bigger

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audience. He wanted to cater for it with stories and by cultivating the

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female star system. The women's films of that era were made for

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women who were assumed to be grown- ups. Today's women's flick has

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degenerated into the chick flick. First, it was women gazing at women

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and they felt beautiful and special and powerful, and they were, for a

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moment. They said, make more movies about us. And there were a few. But

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men were the producers, directors, writers and studio bosses, so men

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controlled the way of looking. So women took all their clothes off.

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Even in the 1970s and feminism, they were still sexpots. That was

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called liberation in those days! It was considered a progressive thing,

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that we were breaking the taboos of a repressive society and women were

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at the forefront of a new dawn of openness about sexuality, which

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suited men perfectly. It looked like men were being exploited, but

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really, there was a discovery of the wow factor of a woman being

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beautiful. A sex is a wonderful thing to see in the movies, and it

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is inspiring. It does not necessarily have to be McCleary. It

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can be magnificent. The more women become open and free in movies and

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more sexually explicit, the less roles they have played.

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Dramatically, they have suffered. 20 years old this year and still an

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unusual sight, Thelma and Louise, two women being tough for two hours,

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two female cowboys in a fast car. What happened? It was a rip-roaring

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ride that also asked a few pertinent questions about what it

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is like to be a woman. It was the first mainstream existential female

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story. What surprises me is how few films have had that same female

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prominence in the mainstream. think Thelma and Louise was a bad

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thing. Of course, it is an enjoyable film. But his -- it is

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the beginning of the body chick film where women showed that they

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can be just as nasty, just as hungry for revenge and killing as

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men. Thelma and Louise it even passed a test devised by a comic-

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book artist in America in 1985 to gauge the active presence of

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females in Hollywood movies. Three Want to know how many films don't

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pass that test? It is a very long list. And the ones that do pass?

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The Piano, although that is about men, really. Bridesmaids - now,

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that does pass, although there is something incredibly male about

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that film. Oh. My dress was probably just tight. You got food

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poisoning from that restaurant. had the same thing she had, and I

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feel fine. Is it empowering that women can do penis jokes and poo

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jokes and all sorts of gross-out, disgusting things? It was fantastic

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to see a very funny comedy about female friendship do so well.

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year seems like a good year. You wait forever for films by or about

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women, and they all come at once. I hope the success of these films

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will generate more interest and acknowledgement that we need more

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stories about women. A brilliant piece by Antonia.

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dear. Did you just say yes, dear? May, We Need To Talk About Kevin.

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Tilda Swinton stars in this adaptation of Lionel Shriver's

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novel, playing a mother dealing with the aftermath of her teenage

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son's horrific actions. It is about a mother and son, that

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relationships. It is about an estranged relationship. I think it

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appealed to my own fears about, what if I don't like this thing

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growing inside me? Kevin did it. It was Kevin. You need to go talk to

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someone. It is interesting, because there is a bit of a duality to

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Kevin. There is a lot of internal motivation that exists within his

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emotional being that is a lot more complex and hard to define. I would

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not want to give an answer, because Kevin's motivation is one of the

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key ambiguities left open for discussion. She will need a glass

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eye, Kevin. So we would appreciate your looking out for her and any

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You don't really remember being a kid much do you, dad? She's just

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going to have to suck it up. It's very much from Eva's perspective.

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You see Kevin filtered through his evil eyes. I thought you didn't

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like those? Yes, well, they're, what do you call it, an acquired

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taste. Tilda Swinton wasn't what I had in mind at first because she's

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so beautiful, exotic and she normally plays quite exotic

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characters, you know, also the fact she's so tall, her height was great

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because she's so noticeable and she has to go through this trauma every

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day. Do you know where you're spending

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the afterlife? Going straight to hell. Choose black. Choose white.

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Doesn't Kevin go to Gladstone High... I should probably admit to

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loving the book so much that I hunted down Lionel sh rival in a

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weird way, haven't done that since I stood outside Simon Le Bon's

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house for a week. Apljeez about that. Glad you at mided that -- -

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apologies - glad you admitted that. It's about post natal depression.

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Ezra Miller is great, but Tilda is great. The book is very full of

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words, don't laugh at me, but... couldn't help it. It's very late,

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they're all asleep, but it's very wordy, but it's a great watch, it's

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haunting, watched it five days ago, can't get it out of my head.

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great thing is that Lynn Ramsay has been missing in action for the best

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part of ten years. She had, by coincidence, was supposed to be

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maybeing the Lovely Bones, had a bad experience with that and ended

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up being directed by Peter Jackson. She's one of Britain's finest

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filmmakers and she's taken Lionel Shriver's book and gutted it and

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she's produced a very fine horror movie. That's the way to look at

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this film, a very unusual, but very excellent horror movie. I would

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file this happily alongside Rosemary's baby or Carri yeah.

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Looks and sounds incredible -- Carrie. Tilda Swinton takes this

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character who is Brittle and bitter and difficult to dislike and she

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gets come plaitly under her skin, then that gets under our skin in

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turn. I don't think the film is flawless, soon it described as that,

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I don't think it's that, but it's an astonishingly well directed

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movie with an astonishing performance in the middle. I agree.

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The book leaves so many questions, which is why I had to find her

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because I had to ask them. This film, I was so worried they were

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all going to be answered, they don't, so you're still screaming

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out questions. What was always interesting about the novel was

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that it was like a raw shack test. People saw what they wanted to see

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in it a bit so some would think it was all down to the mother and some

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down to the son. Some would see this as a feminist parable. Some

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would see it as anti-feminist. You know, people saw what they brought

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to the screen. The film does the same thing actually. People will

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see the film and not quite know what to think at the end of it

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which is a great thing and very, very unusual. What is your film of

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the week? Is it The Help? I'm not good enough for The Help, it's We

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Need To Talk About Kevin rbgs but I was pleasantly surprised by

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Contagion as well. If you are going to see one, it's probably Kevin but

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I can't tell you how much I loved Tin Tin. Time for the questionnaire,

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this week it's Gary Oldman. I think it would have to be Malcolm

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McDowell. He was in one of those British movies. But it was this

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film I caught one night on TV. I remember that evening. It was like

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a light going on. And I thought, that's what I want to do, I want to

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do that. Malcolm as a charisma on camera. He has that mix of menace

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and vulnerability. I'm Bruce Pritchard. I expect you're glad to

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meet me at last. Are you glad to meet me? Yes. You don't sound very

0:34:100:34:20
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sure? Should I be? I was only trying to make conversation, you

0:34:200:34:30
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know. I've pulled better than you! Shawshank Redemption. Beautifully

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acted. Beautifully directed. It's just a great, great story. It's

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just solid. Frane! Andy, let me out. You promise yourself, I'll just

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watch fuef minutes and you're there, you know, oh, I should have picked

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the kids up from school -- five minutes. I had no idea what those

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two Italian ladies were singing about. Truth is, I don't wanna know,

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some things are best left unsaid. I like to think they were singing

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about something to beautiful it can't be expressed in words and

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makes your heartache because of it. Arguably one of the greatest living

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American filmmakers. He tells a story. It's just the way he can

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tell a story. If you lack at a movie like Godfather Parts II. If

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you want a master class in filmmaking in cinematography in

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composition of a frame, in art direction and acting, you could

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just watch that movie. It has it all. It's a master work. There's a

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plane waiting for us to take us to mimeny in an hour. Don't make a big

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thing about it. I know it was you. You broke my heart. You broke my

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heart. We've had huge amounts of tweets,

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can't read them out but let owe George says, I fear Danny is right

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about the Help and it will win an Oscar. Next week we'll review Ides

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of March, Anonymous, Tower Heist and Sket. Next week we are on on

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Tuesday, not Wednesday. Playing us out, the highlights of the films

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coming up over the next few months, and if that doesn't excite you,

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come and see me. Good night. Thanks A very confrontational piece which

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I love. It's like a hard-edged What's great is, when you see the

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response and it really proves that yes, audiences don't mind being

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challenged, actually they welcome Today marks the beginning of a

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fight between two sets of ideas. The race is over...

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How in the name of reason can you go on loving a man who can give you

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Film 2011 returns with host Claudia Winkleman and co-host Danny Leigh. In this opening episode, they review Steven Soderbergh's much-anticipated new film Contagion; Tilda Swinton in We Need to Talk About Kevin; and Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson team up for The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.


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