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Black 47 cast: Who is James Frecheville? Actor admits ‘huge responsibility’ for new role | Films | Entertainment

Peterloo

James Frecheville may not be a household name, but he’s been around for a while. “It’s not for lack of trying,” Frechville says, his tone sincere. Frechville’s starring role in Black ’47 came after a Skype interview, in which he was all but promised the role. “You’re the guy to do it,” Frechville recalls director Lance Daly telling him. Months ...

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Peterloo film review: Visceral moments are lost in a ‘plodding and forgettable’ movie | Films | Entertainment

Peterloo

The Peterloo Massacre is a defining moment in British history and one which shaped irrevocably the future of the working class, print journalism, and government. But Mike Leigh’s Peterloo movie falls short of the reverence the Peterloo massacre deserves. Peterloo has the extraordinarily long runtime of two hours and 34 minutes. Each minute can be felt passing, and painstakingly so. ...

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