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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: The Wife

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: The Wife
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, topped by the ostensible comedy Night School. James reviews this and laments the difficulty in seeing Oscar hopeful The Wife, starring Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce. James thinks she must be a favourite, finally, to lift the statuette. He also looks at the home release of Elvis documentary The King, which he also recommends strongly.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Simon Rose

Business of Film: The House with a clock in its walls

Simon Rose
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Business of Film: The House with a clock in its walls
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, with two new films at the top of the chart. He reviews - favourably - The House with a Clock in its Walls and A Simple Favour. Tipping Crazy Rich Asians again, he also recommends Fellini's 1965 film Juliet of the Spirits, which has just been released for the first time on Blu-ray.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Crazy Rich Asians

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: Crazy Rich Asians
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, reviewing the weeks new films, The Predator, Crazy Rich Asians and King of Thieves, as well as Puzzle, clocking in at No. 40 in the chart. He also looks at the home release of Apostasy before he and Simon Rose consider the 50th anniversary home release of Mel Brooks's film challenging the taste barrier, The Producers, which won the novice director a Best Screenplay Oscar.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Ed Bowsher

The Business of Film: The Nun

Ed Bowsher
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The Business of Film: The Nun
James Cameron Wilson reviews the UK's No.1 film 'The Nun', a supernatural horror film which is the fifth installment of 'the Conjuring Universe' series. James also reviews 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post.' Turning to DVDs, James looks at the new BluRay release of Oliver Stone's 'Salvador' which he thinks is one of Stone's best films. And finally James pays tribute to Burt Reynolds, the 70s box office superstar who died recently.

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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Searching

Simon Rose
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The Business of Film: Searching
James Cameron-Wilson casts his eye over a quieter week at the UK box office. He reviews web thriller Searching and outrageous puppet movie The Happytime Murders. He also discusses the French movie Custody, now out for home release.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Simon Rose

Business of Film: The Children Act

Simon Rose
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Business of Film: The Children Act
James Cameron-Wilson looks at a UK box office that continues to thrive, with takings up massively on 2017. He reviews the week's new films, including BlacKkKlansman, The Spy Who Dumped Me and The Children Act. Liking the latter enormously, he wonders why it is showing in so few screens despite having the second-best per screen average. He also recommends, on home release, In The Fade, starring Diane Kruger.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Simon Rose

Business of Film: Christopher Robin

Simon Rose
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Business of Film: Christopher Robin
James Cameron-Wilson looks at a remarkable UK box office, with 8 films taking more than a million pounds at the weekend. He reviews Disney's Christopher Robin, The Equalizer 2 and The Festival. He also discusses the home video release of Beast and looks at the flop that is Kevin Spacey's latest film.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Simon Rose

Business of Film: The Meg

Simon Rose
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Business of Film: The Meg
James Cameron-Wilson casts his eye over a thriving UK box office. He reviews the new number one film, The Meg, a Sino-American co-production starring Jason Statham, apparently a one-time Commonwealth Games diving competitor. Also in the spotlight is The Darkest Minds, a film in the mould of The Hunger Games and the Divergent series. And out for home release, James highly recommends the horror or sci-fi thriller A Quiet Place, which he considers one of the best films of the year.
Guest:

James Cameron Wilson


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Simon Rose

Business of FIlm: Ant-Man and The Wasp

Simon Rose
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Business of FIlm: Ant-Man and The Wasp
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the re-energised UK box offce with Ant-Man and The Wasp sneakily managing to grab the No. 1 slot from Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! He also reviews two home releases, both of which he heartily recommends, Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One and Francois Ozon's L'Amant Double.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Simon Rose

Business of Film: Mission Impossible - Fallout

Simon Rose
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Business of Film: Mission Impossible - Fallout
James Cameron Wilson looks at a UK cinema box office that has suddenly caught fire, with Mission Impossible: Fallout knocking Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! off the Number One slot. As well as discussing this coming Sunday's one-day 50th anniversary re-release of Mel Brooks' The Producers, James also looks at the home release of the Todd Haynes' film Wonderstruck
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James Cameron Wilson


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