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VICTORIA & ABDUL (2017) - My rating 8.5/10

Victoria & Abdul is a British biographical comedy/drama directed by Stephen Frears and written by Lee Hall. The film is based on the book of same name by Shrabani Basu, about the real-life relationship between Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and her Indian Muslim. 520 more words


Victoria & Abdul

Charming movie. Well-acted and funny, with some emotional depth added in as well.

I recommend.


Movie Review: Victoria and Abdul (2017)

In 1887, Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) celebrated her Golden Jubilee, to commemorate the occasion, the royal family mints a mohur, or gold coin, and finds a Muslim clerk named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) is chosen to present the mohur to Victoria.  522 more words


Valkyrie Review

“Any problem on Earth can be solved with the careful application of high explosives. The trick is not to be around when they go off.” – Colonel Mertz von Quirnheim, Valkyrie… 1,075 more words


Twtw: Labour anti-semitism

this afternoon (sunday 1st), 1.01-1.02pm, and 1.05-1.09pm, on bbc radio 4
the world this weekend (presented by jonny dymond) leads with …

“Another anti-semitism row hits the Labour Party.” 45 more words

When I met...Eddie Izzard

I used to love Eddie Izzard. I thought Definite Article was hilarious. I had it on vhs – complete with the fuzzy red jacket on the box. 923 more words


Eddie Izzard says Labour must 'stamp out stain of anti-Semitism' as he joins the NEC

Eddie Izzard said a ‘stain of anti-Semitism must be removed’ in his first official statement after being appointed to Labour’s national executive committee.

The comedian and activist, 56, stepped up to represent the party after Christine Shawcroft, who was at the centre of the anti-Jewish row, resigned on Saturday evening. 480 more words