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Eight anti-Valentine’s Day films to watch this February

Eight anti-Valentine’s Day films to watch this February

Words by Eve Franklin. Here at Northern Lights, we understand that not everyone likes to celebrate Valentine’s Day. To be totally honest, we don’t need a dedicated day of the year to remind us just how single some of us really are. So, instead of spending Valentine’s Day on your own, crying into a tub […]

 

Five must-see films set in the North East

Goal! (2010) Goal is the story of a young Mexican man from a poor background, who is by chance, discovered by an ex-professional premier league footballer. Upon moving to Newcastle, he becomes accustomed to life in the Geordie city, while fighting hard for a shot as an NUFC footballer. Kes (1969) This film is ranked […]

 Sophie Dishman

Nine books being made into films in 2016

Northern Lights has compiled a list of nine books being made into films in 2016. Here’s the ones we think you should read before watching the film adaptation.  1.The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff – The book is a fictionalised version of events inspired by a true story. It tells the tale of Lili Elbe, who was […]

 Francisco Andrade

The Best 6 films of 2015 – The Northern Lights

As this year is coming to an end, there is a tendency for top lists to start pouring out. Our Northern Lights team have picked top 6 films that we have enjoyed the most throughout 2015, and we hope you will enjoy them too! 1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens Most of us had to […]

 Siarlot Lloyd

Tom Hardy is Legendary as the Kray twins.

Tom Hardy is Legendary as the Kray twins.

Siarlot Lloyd reviews Legend Apparently, if the Kray Twins had been one role, Tom Hardy’s acting in Legend would be the highest paid role in film history. And he earns it. Hardy is a joy to watch, portraying both Ron’s menacing madness and Reggie’s fast talking, dapper villain-protagonist so well that it’s easy to forget that the Krays […]

 David Waites

The Legends Of Oz: Dorothy's Return – Patrick Stewart And Dan Aykroyd Star In Animated Sequel

The Legends Of Oz: Dorothy's Return – Patrick Stewart And Dan Aykroyd Star In Animated Sequel

Frozen was the hit animation film of the winter, and it looks like Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return will be the main attraction this spring. A star-studded cast with the likes of Patrick Stewart (X-Men) and Dan Aykroyd (Ghostbusters) contribute to this modern day twist and rekindle the love of the classic children’s story. Wil Finn […]

 Josh Hollis

Anchorman 2 – Ferrell & Co. Groomed For Second Outing

Anchorman 2 – Ferrell & Co. Groomed For Second Outing

Prepare your glass cases of emotion, as the legendary Ron Burgundy returns to our screens this week

So Anchorman 2 hits cinemas this week and, to paraphrase the great Ron Burgundy: “It’s kind of a big deal”. The sequel to the classic and eminently quotable 2004 film Anchorman has been hotly anticipated ever since Will Ferrell (in full costume and character of course) announced it to the world live on television back […]