Film of the Month – June 2016

Due to Euro 2016 and holiday’s, we’ve seen less films this month, but here are the best ones we got round to checking out….

3. The Nice Guys

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A welcome return from Shane Black, ‘The Nice Guys‘ is a sharp and witty buddy comedy about a pair of mismatched detectives trying to solve a convoluted case in 1970s LA. Very funny with brilliant chemistry between Gosling and Crowe, this is Shane Black at his finest.

2. Tale of Tales

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A retelling of three Italian folktales reminiscent of the Grimm Brothers, ‘Tale of Tales‘ is bold, enigmatic and visually stunning filmmaking with the performances and writing to match.

1. Sing Street

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Following what can now be called the John Carney template, ‘Sing Street‘ is an unashamedly sentimental tale of a teenager in 1980s Dublin who forms a band to win a girl’s heart. Taking in key musical touchstones from the era mixed in with excellent original material, ‘Sing Street‘ is beautifully charming and it’ll leave you with a huge smile on your face. This is our film of the month.

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