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January 2019

The Favourite

By Film Club

Release Date: 1st January 2019

Olivia Colman plays an overweight Queen Anne, depressed, plagued by gout and suicidal thoughts. Lacking confidence, she relies upon the advice of her friend and lover Lady Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz). Queen Anne’s bedchamber is filled with “the little ones” rabbits that substitute for her lost babies. Anne’s sore-covered legs are in constant need of the massaging hands of Sarah, who also tends to Anne’s other physical needs.

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Bumblebee

By Film Club

Release Date: 26th December 2018

I’ll be honest – I was apprehensive about going to see Bumblebee. I grew up with Transformers, collected all the toys, had all the animated movies. But Michael Bay’s proclivity for pyrotechnics and style over substance approach left much to be desired and had me ducking out of the series after Dark of the Moon. With Travis Knight stepping up to direct a Bumblebee film, I was intrigued.

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