A winning tale of the persistence and creativity behind one of the most famous and fuzziest faces in the world.The New York Times
With his red fur, orange nose and perpetual desire for hugs, Elmo is one of the most recognisable characters in the world, and this winning documentary charts the rise of the man behind the loveable puppet, Kevin Clash. Following a childhood in 1970s Baltimore, during which he wowed neighbours with his own backyard creations, Clash joined the iconic kids show Sesame Street in the mid-1980s, and has been the puppeteer for Elmo ever since, creating a character who appeals to multiple generations and cultures. Being Elmo is not just unmissable to those for whom Sesame Street was a large part of growing up; it’s a triumphant ode to the wonders of a ceaseless and generous artistic creativity.
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The sequel to the smash hit comedy starring British acting veterans Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, and Maggie Smith as checks-in to the Tyneside.
The absolutely wonderful John Lithgow and Alfred Molina make a delicious couple in this beautifully bittersweet drama.
One of the most exciting British film debuts for years. A terrifically bold and stylish thriller, focused on an attempted honour killing in West Yorkshire.
Filmed intermittently over 12 years, it stars Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke as a divorced couple trying to raise their young son Mason – played newcomer Ellar Coltrane - who grows from a 5 year old boy to adulthood before our eyes.
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A brief history of Stephen Hawking’s extraordinary life and time is retold in this magnificent BAFTA and Golden Globe-winning film featuring breathtaking performances from Eddie Redmayne (Les Misérables) and Felicity Jones (The Invisible Woman).
Based on the popular Nickelodeon TV series Rugrats, this is the first full-length feature animated movie to star the little tots.
A deeply moving retelling of the real story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition.
A visually stunning, challenging, wild, intellectual and savagely funny black comedy about a washed-up actor famous for starring in the iconic Hollywood franchise; Birdman.
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