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Watch Weekly – 1

November 25, 2020

With a whole host of films at our fingertips these days, available on a multitude of different streaming platforms, picking a film to watch has never been such a challenge! You might even feel like the Indiana Jones of your living room, searching for the holy grail of films to complete your evening!

Well, never fear! We’re launching Watch Weekly, where each week we’ll share 5 film recommendations available on 5 different platforms, to make your search that little bit easier! We hope you enjoy our picks – please do let us know what you watch and what you think of it.


1. La Belle Époque

Where to watch: BFI Player (Subscribe to watch – first 14 days free then £4.99 per month)

This French subtitled film is Mark Kermode’s Film of the Week on BFI Player

Rotten Tomatoes – 91%

Click here to watch Mark Kermode’s introduction to the film and see exactly why he recommends it!


2. A Simple Favour

Where to watch: Free – on BBC iPlayer (available until 13th December [20 days])

Starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively and Henry Golding

Click here to watch on BBC iPlayer

Rotten Tomatoes – 84%

‘Delicious black comedy’ -The Guardian


3. Fighting With My Family

Where to watch: Netflix

Starring Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Dwayne Johnson

Based on real life Norwich born wrestler Paige, filming took place in the heart of Norwich as well as in Great Yarmouth in April 2017!

Click here to watch on Netflix

Rotten Tomatoes – 92%

‘…winningly balances oddball humour with affection for the antics of the WWE.’ – The Guardian

4. Luxor

Where to watch: Curzon Home Cinema

If you’re looking to stay connected to new cinema release from home, keep an eye on Curzon Home Cinema where you can stream films straight from the cinema or explore their hand-picked collections. Register now and get a free welcome film!

Click here to watch on Curzon Home Cinema £9.99 (or less with membership)

Rotten Tomatoes – 96%

The Guardian says – If you have a chance to see it, try to view it in the dark, without distractions, on the biggest screen you can in order to approximate a cinema setting and to best appreciate its deep-breath pacing and dry-heat beauty.


5. Knives Out

Where to watch: Available to rent on BFI Player for £4.50 or buy it on DVD from Amazon

A CAE Screen favourite, Knives Out was a popular title to screen among many of our communities last year. A modern whodunit, there are twists and turns at every corner, plus laughs and light hearted moments to keep you engaged.


Have you watched any of our recommendations? Comment below or tell us what you think on socials with #CAEWatchWeekly


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