December 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Love Actually (UK/USA/15A/135mins) Friday December 20th 8pm [Doors 7.30pm]
At the time, the critics were not impressed, finding Richard Curtis’ 2003 sugar-coated seasonal smogasbord of short, sentimental stories all a bit, well, too sweet. Verging on sickly. Over the years though, that icy reception has thawed considerably, with this guilty Yuletide pleasure now firmly established as something of a Christmas classic.
Of course, having a series of stories and characters to follow means that, should one get on your candle wick, hey, don’t fret – there’ll be another one along any second. And besides, this movie is worth seeing just for Bill Nighy’s washed-up rock star having an unlikely comeback with a Christmas hit. And, let’s be honest, Hugh Grant is the best prime minister Britain has had for decades.
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