The Crown Edition: Bits & Pieces

The Crown Edition: Bits & Pieces

The Crown Edition: Bits & Pieces – Budgeting fintech bank, thinkmoney, have uncovered the ‘real’ salaries of 14 of the wealthiest and most popular TV characters, before calculating the cost of their fictional homes to reveal which ones could truly afford their lifestyles. And, it appears, not all can…

An authentic extension of Katherine’s stand-up comedian stage persona, The Duchess explores the unique world view of a fashionably disruptive all-round bad person whose redeeming quality is that she’ll sacrifice everything to be a good parent. Olive is the love of Katherine’s life, and The Duchess wonderfully illuminates the intricacies of very modern and celebrated single motherhood in London.

An atmospheric, coming-of-age love story steeped in eerie mystery; a reimagining of Sheridan Le Fanu’s 19th century novella of the same name.  15-year-old Lara (Hannah Rae) lives with her father (Greg Wise) and her strict governess, Miss Fontaine (Jessica Raine), in total isolation and is struggling to find an outlet for her curiosity and burgeoning sexuality. When a carriage crash nearby brings a young girl into the family home to recuperate, Lara is enchanted by the eponymous Carmilla (Devrim Lingnau).



A small Texas town awakes when a high school wrestler gets involved with a drifter and her ruthless lover. Lives intertwine and spiral violently out of control once he becomes her escort driver and risks everything to save her.

Premiering on Demand August 28, this Australian horror film took home 6 major awards at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival including Best Director and Best Film.

Gutting the Sacred Cow is a unique movie podcast that takes a whole distinct look at the movie review genre. Each episode, hosts and comedians Kevin Gootee and Kevin Israel invite on a guest to “take down” a beloved, critically acclaimed, of a financially successful film – anyone can trash Friday the Thirteenth: Part VIII, but it takes some effort to go after Star Wars or The Godfather. There are tons of movie review podcasts and even more comedy podcasts, but Gutting the Sacred Cow combines the two with an original format and the sharp wit of its seasoned comedy hosts.

Filmmaker John Scheinfeld’s (Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, The US vs John Lennon) documentary Herb Alpert Is a passionate and inspiring exploration of Alpert’s personal and creative journey that reveals the critical events, experiences and challenges that have shaped an extraordinary life and instilled deep within the Grammy-winning trumpeter the desire to make a difference each and every day.  Colleagues ranging from Questlove to Sting to Bill Moyers bring their unique voices and perspectives to telling this remarkable story.

Three childhood Kung Fu prodigies have grown into washed-up, middle-aged men – now one kick away from pulling their hamstrings. But when their master is murdered, they must juggle their dead-end jobs, dad duties, and overcome old grudges to avenge his death.

Eureka Entertainment to release Stephen King’s SLEEPWALKERS; a supernatural thriller about the small-town exploits of shape-shifting, incestuous, psychic vampires; on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK as part of the Eureka Classics range from 19 October 2020, featuring a Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase and Collector’s Booklet [First Print Run of 2000 copies ONLY].

Anime Limited is delighted to reveal that the hauntingly beautiful Children of the Sea, which features a score by legendary Studio Ghibli collaborator Joe Hisaishi (Spirited Away), will headline the latest curated line-up of their Screen Anime online film festival from 25th August. This marks the first wide release of the film in the United Kingdom & Ireland, following appearances at film festivals such as Scotland Loves Anime, where it screened in competition.

After months of being closed due to lockdown, cinemas are back, rolling out the red carpet for audiences to experience the sheer joy of escaping for a couple of hours, leaving their everyday lives behind and enjoying a film in all its technicolour glory, asserting that now more than ever, stories need to be seen on the big screen.

Ahead of the upcoming release of David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, which will premiere in cinemas across the globe on Monday 28th September 2020, we are delighted to share the first official clip taken from the film.

Thomas Vernay’s Miss Chazelles shares the tale of a rivalry between two beauty queens and their families, only for things to take an unexpected turn. This live-action short has won many high profile Awards including the Best Drama Award at the 2019 Aesthetica Short Film Festival and the Best Actress Award (Megan Northam) at the 2020 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. It has been selected to be screen at the Oscar-qualifying Odense International Film Festival in August.

Having just completed another round of treatment for chronic anorexia, acclaimed war photographer Stephanie (Sian Brooke) is working hard to reconnect with her family. Her mother Susan (Amanda Burton) is supportive but preoccupied by her forthcoming wedding to Annette (Kazia Pelka). Meanwhile Stephanie’s teenage daughter, competitive swimmer Pearl (Fabienne Piolini-Castle), is angry and full of resentment, refusing to give her mother a second chance. Stephanie will need all her strength to keep her head above water.

Jeff Schneider’s captivating new horror film Evil Under the Skin, starring Helen Udy (My Bloody Valentine, The Dead Zone), arrives on DVD and Digital September 8.

Today, the powerful title track “Rising Phoenix” written and performed by George Dorman (known as georgetragic), Toni Hickman and Keith Jones, and written and produced by Daniel Pemberton is released on streaming services. The artists, who all have a disability, form part of the artist collective Krip Hop Nation. Krip Hop Nation is led by Leroy F Moore whose mission is to shine a light on the talent, history, rights and marketability of Hip-Hop artists and other musicians with disabilities – The Crown Edition: Bits & Pieces


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Alton loves film. He is founder and Editor In Chief of BRWC.  Some of the films he loves are Rear Window, Superman 2, The Man With The Two Brains, Clockwise, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Trading Places, Stir Crazy and Punch-Drunk Love.

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