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The Afternoon Show

Being Thin Not Necessarily a Protection against Certain Cancers.

• A new study of more than 92,000 US women has found that those who diet consists predominantly of processed food, like chips, fast food and sweets, are at higher risk of obesity-related cancers, even if they remain thin.

• Obesity-related cancers include breast, colon, ovarian, kidney and endometrial cancers.

• Study authors said when thin people hear the term ‘obesity-related cancers’, they think, ‘Well, I’m OK.”

• But being thin doesn’t always correlate with being “metabolically healthy” — […]

By | 2017-08-23T18:40:47+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Jo Laing, The Afternoon Show|

HAMPSTEAD

 

HAMPSTEAD – Opened Aug 17 – Starring Dianne Keaton, Brendan Gleeson, Lesley Manville and Simon Callow, Directed by Joel Hopkins (Last Chance Harvey).

Inspired by a true story, Emily Walters (Keaton) is an American widow, her lovely old apartment overlooking London’s iconic Hampstead Heath. Emily is drifting dispassionately through life, her son and neighbours encouraging her to pull herself together. But then she finds both a cause and new love in Donald (Gleeson) […]

By | 2017-09-28T20:30:22+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL:TRUTH TO POWER – Director: Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk

2017/USA/98min/Classified PG

Eleven years after the documentary The Inconvenient Truth brought the hard truths about climate change to to the fore, Former US Vice President Al Gore returns with the follow up film An Inconvenient Sequel.

The film follows Gore as he travels the world spreading the word. He refers to himself as a “recovering politician” but it is clear he is still a vastly […]

By | 2017-09-28T20:39:07+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Cinema in Perth|

WIND RIVER

 

 

WIND RIVER – Opens Aug 10 – Jeremy Renner (Hurt Locker), Elizabeth Olsen. Oscar-nominated Taylor Sheridan, who wrote both the acclaimed Sicario and the simply magnificent Hell or High Water makes his directorial debut with another Cannes award winner of a script.

Renner plays Cory Lambert, a local wildlife officer in the bitterly cold winter mountains of Wyoming. While hunting a mountain lion that killed some cattle on the Wind River Indian Reservation, […]

By | 2017-09-28T20:43:22+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|

DUNKIRK

DUNKIRK – Opened July 20th
WRITTEN/DIRECTED BY: Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight, Interstellar);
CAST: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh.

The Evacuation of Dunkirk was a spectacular piece of luck for the British Army, very early in World War II. It was May 26th, 1940, and after being routed and pushed back by the advancing Germans, some 400,000 Brits had their backs to the Channel and no hope of escape. […]

By | 2017-09-28T20:51:24+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Cinema in Perth|

THE BEGUILED

 

THE BEGUILED – Opened July 13.
DIRECTED BY: Sophia Coppola (Lost in Translation)
CAST: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, (Hidden Figures, Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind, Spiderman series), Elle Fanning (20th Century Women, The Neon Demon) Angourie Rice (AUSSIE ALERT! Jasper Jones).

Based on the novel A Painted Devil by Thomas Cullinan

Classified M

Running time 94min

During the American Civil War, an injured Union solder finds refuge in an all-female boarding school.

The school […]

By | 2017-09-28T20:52:34+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Cinema in Perth|

MY COUSIN RACHEL

MY COUSIN RACHEL – Now showing.
DIRECTED BY: Roger Michell (Notting Hill)
CAST: Sam Claflin (Their Finest, Hunger Games), Rachel Weisz (Enemy At The Gates, Denial, The Light Between Oceans).
WRITTEN BY: Daphne DuMaurier, adapted for screen by Roger Michell
Young, 19th century country gentleman, Philip Ashley (Claflin), was orphaned and raised by his beloved cousin and guardian Ambrose, on the large Cornish estate that would become his on his 25th birthday. Beset by […]

By | 2017-09-28T21:00:41+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Cinema in Perth|

Cinema in Perth #13

THIS WEEK’S REVIEW:
LADY MACBETH

Opened Thursday, June 29TH   

CAST: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Christopher Fairbank, Naomi Ackie

 Set in 19th century rural England, Katherine (Pugh) is a sweet young lass, betrothed to a man she doesn’t know, the cold, selfish and inattentive heir of a minor local aristocrat, Boris (Fairbank).

Neglected and left to languish interminably on her own while husband and his father are away, each on their own travels, Katherine finds her maid, Anna (Ackie) and other servants she […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:36:42+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Cinema in Perth, The Afternoon Show|