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Film review pix 21/5/15

For a big budget fantasy which vociferously encourages children to dream, Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is disappointingly - and ironically - short on invention and ingenuity.

The Measure of All Things. Photo: Pierre Borasci

Record-breaking feats and a unique take on film awaits tomorrow night’s Norwich Theatre Royal audience. Emma Knights finds out about The Measure Of All Things.

NNF15. Bees! The Colony. Photo: Helen Newall.

People of all ages are being invited to join in with one of the festival’s great traditions this weekend - the Garden Party in Norwich’s Chapelfield Gardens.

The recreation of the scenes in Avengers: Age of Ultron which were filmed at the Sainsbury Centre, as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. From left, Ben Sheridan as Captain America; James Penny as Thor; and Nick Warburton as Tony Stark. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

After having a starring role in the new Avengers movie, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is once again in front of the camera.

NNF15. Margarete.

A German woman’s home movies from decades past became the accidental subject for a project about memory which is coming to the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.

Marvel's Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Captain America, played by Chris Evans, and Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth. Photo: Jay Maidment.

It is one of the most hotly-anticipated blockbusters, starring a string of Hollywood stars including Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth.


Do you remember that period between the mid-nineties and mid-noughties when pop divas were having their own terrible movies made in which they flaunted their inability to do anything but look pretty?

Film review pix 9/4/15

It seems rather disingenuous for Hollywood - an industry that reveres glamour, designer couture and age-defying beauty - to peddle wish fulfillment fantasies to female audiences that extol beauty as a quality that radiates purely from within.

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