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Pride

As a regular film-goer, I know that for the majority of cinema outings, when a character sneakily slips the title into a sentence, audiences tend to snigger with in-on-the-joke satisfaction. 507 more words

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'This is England' (2006) ✞

‘This is England’ – directed by Shane Meadows, is set in the 1980’s and follows Shaun (played by 13 year old Thomas Turgoose) a boy growing up in the coastal town Grimsby, who is suffering from the recent death of his father, a soldier who fought in the Falklands war. 534 more words

This Is England

This Is England (Shane Meadows, 2006) is a story about a troubled, young boy called Shaun (Thomas Turgoose) who becomes friends with some ‘skinheads’. The film portrays the quickly changing life of young Shaun as he grows from being bullied, to a racist bully himself. 374 more words

Representation In TV Drama

"Men have laid down their lives for this. For this... And for what? So people can stick their f-cking flag in the ground and say, "Yeah. This is England.""

This Is England

Shane Meadows, 2006

I’m not sure a film has ever made me so angry.

Sure, I’ve got angry at films, because of poor execution, bad acting or the butchering of a really interesting and well thought out concept, but I don’t think a film has never made me really, lastingly angry. 472 more words

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MISFITS (2009 - 2013)

Creator: Howard Overman

Cast: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Joseph Gilgun, Iwan Rheon

Nathan (Robert Sheehan), Curtis (Nathan Steward-Jarrett), Kelly (Lauren Socha), Alisha (Antonia Thomas) and Simon (Iwan Rheon) are young delinquents who are currently on probation. 265 more words

Drama

Movie Review: "Pride" ★★★★

Other than what was seen in Billy Elliot and The Iron Lady, I went into seeing Pride with very little knowledge of the UK miners’ strike that spanned 1984 to 1985. 366 more words

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