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Nish Kumar Booed Offstage By ‘Appalling’ Crowd At Charity Event | Comedy

  Comedian Nish Kumar was met with a hostile crowd at the Lord’s Taverners annual charity cricket lunch yesterday.   After making what he considered to be “extremely mild jokes about Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees Mogg, Theresa May and the Brexit process for not going well”, the audience began to heckle and boo. One even threw a bread roll at[…]

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Syria Documentary Film ‘For Sama’ Wins Four British Independent Film Awards | Film News

  For Sama has won Best Independent Film, along with three other accolades, at the British Independent Film Awards.   The film is Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts’ first feature documentary film and has already been showered in prizes, including the Prix L’Œil d’Or for Best Documentary at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary[…]

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Fantastic Casting And Witty Humour Renders ‘Knives Out’ A Success | Film Review

  Refreshingly self-aware and full of wit, Rian Johnson’s Knives Out opens with the mysterious death of 85-year-old Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer), just after having celebrated his milestone birthday. What with Harlan’s slit-throat and a family laden with possible motivations, detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) suspects foul play.   Could grandson Ransom (Chris Evans), heard bickering with his grandfather the[…]

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Greta Thunberg Wins Waterstones ‘Author Of The Year’ Award | Arts

  Waterstones has named 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg ‘Author of the Year’ for her book No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference.   The book is a collection of Thunberg’s speeches, described by Waterstones as spreading an “urgent message”. Waterstones added that “Greta Thunberg’s speeches have been an inspiration to millions”.   The bookshop chain has in[…]

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‘Blue Story’ Reinstated in Vue Cinemas Following Backlash | Film News

  The chief executive of cinema chain Vue has decided to revoke the controversial ban on the London film, Blue Story.   Following an online petition, which gained more than 6,700 signatures in 18 hours, the Vue boss Tim Richards said they were looking at “beefing up” security, and will be reinstating the film at the 91 Vue cinemas nationwide.[…]

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