Curzon are proud to present PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE; a film from renowned French filmmaker Céline Sciamma (Tomboy, Girlhood). The film follows the story of a female painter, who, after being sent to an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the eighteenth century, is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman in secret. The film received its World Premiere at the 2019 Cannes International Film Festival where it won awards for both the Queer Palm and Best Screenplay. PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE features ground-breaking performances from Adèle Haenel (Suzanne, Love At First Fight) and Noémie Merlant (Heaven Will Wait, Paper Flags) and will be released in cinemas and on Curzon Home Cinema from 28th February 2020.
Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA. Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.
Ocean Finance analysed all the top streaming services – Netflix, Apple TV+, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, BBC iPlayer, Now TV (division of Sky) and Britbox – to calculate the cost of pop culture in 2020. They evaluated 38 of the most-anticipated shows of 2020 across all the top streaming services and the cost came in at £456. So there you have it, the biggest TV releases of 2020 will cost you over £450.
The story of the Profumo Affair has been told many times before…on the big screen, in books galore, on stage and even in song and now a brand new BBC drama takes a look at the real people behind the headlines. The Trial of Christine Keeler flips the focus to the women involved and brings the story bang up to date for the #MeToo era.
Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Against company policy, Alice takes one home as a gift for her teenage son, Joe. They christen it ‘Little Joe’ but as it grows, so too does Alice’s suspicion that her new creations may not be as harmless as their nickname suggests.
It’s a new year and Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and Peter (Noah Centineo) are no longer pretending to be a couple. They ARE a couple. And, as Lara Jean navigates a trove of official firsts with Peter — her first real kiss, her first real date, her first Valentine’s Day — she finds herself leaning more on Kitty and Margot (Anna Cathcart and Janel Parrish), Chris (Madeleine Arthur), and an unexpected new confidant, Stormy (Holland Taylor), to help her manage the complex emotions that come with this new chapter of balancing a relationship and figuring out her authentic self. But when John Ambrose (Jordan Fisher), another recipient of one of Lara Jean’s old love letters, enters her life again she must rely on herself more than ever as she’s confronted with her first real dilemma: Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?
Echoes of Fear received its World Premiere at the 18th annual Shriekfest Horror Festival, the longest running horror festival in Los Angeles, where it won Best Supernatural Horror Feature. 14 festivals have since followed and the film has won six Best Feature Awards. Alysa inherits her grandfather’s house following his sudden death from an apparent heart attack. She cannot keep the house so travels there to prepare it for sale. While she is packing away her grandfather’s belongings some strange and unexplained events inside the house start to spook her and she soon comes to the conclusion that she is not alone there.
“The film follows Tom Dunn a broken man after the death of his young daughter. When his wife falls pregnant again, he cannot believe their luck. However, his joy is short lived, as on the very same day, the people of Earth become plagued with terrifying visions of the end of the world. When a gigantic, all-consuming alien mothership appears in the sky and launches a ruthless attack on Earth’s cities, chaos and destruction follow! Tom must find the strength and wisdom to save his wife and unborn child. However, first he must confront a shocking truth. A truth which threatens the key to the survival of the human race. The ultimate war for Planet Earth is about to begin…”
Fallon Sherrock beat the world number 11 Mensur Suljovic to reach the third round of the PDC World Championship. The 25-year-old Fallon Sherrock, who made history by becoming the first woman to win a match at the event, beat the Austrian 3-1.
Fallon Sherrock made yet more history by beating Mensur Suljovic to reach the third round of the World Darts Championship. Fallon Sherrock won the match 3-1 in sets, stunning the 11th seed and the darts world once again following her first-round victory over Ted Evetts.
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