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to return home to china. meng wanzhou has been fighting extradition from canada to the us for nearly three years. german political parties are holding their final rallies ahead of sunday's elections in which a successor to angela merkel will be chosen. the chancellor herself urged voters to choose her conservative alliance to "keep germany stable". president biden has been meeting the leaders of india, australia and japan at the white house. what's known as "the quad group" is seen as part of a continuing american effort to counter china's growing influence. the latest eruptions of a volcano on la palma have prompted more people to be evacuated from their homes. a huge column of black ash loomed over the spanish island and loud explosions could be heard.
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hello, and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are faiza shaheen, political commentator and former labour parliamentary candidate and nonresident fellow at new york university. and also with me is rob merrick, who's deputy political editor at the independent. tomorrow's front pages, starting with... brought much of britain to a standstill today. the daily mail's front page reflects that motorists panic—buying fuel brought much of britain to a standstill today. the times reports the country faced chaotic scenes today, with four—hour queues at the borders and protests that blocked the port of dover. it may only be approaching the end of september, but the daily mirror says britain faces a festive crisis in shops due to the shortage of hgv drivers. according to the financial times,
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borisjohnson has bowed to months of pressure from business by authorising a temporary visa scheme covering up to 10,000 foreign workers to ease a shortage of lorry drivers that has caused widespread disruption. the daily telegraph reports up to 5000 temporary visas are expected to be granted for hgv drivers, while the i says the mod is on standby to send troops to fuel depots if needed. and as well as reflecting on the shortage of lorry drivers, the guardian also carries a picture of tonight's vigil for sabina nessa, the 28—year—old teacher killed in south—east london. and back to the queues — the daily star carries an image that many car drivers may be familiar with. so, let's begin. let's kick off this time with the first of the versions of that. actually one of the best front page images i guess on this story. which is on the times, transport chaos spreads. i is on the times, transport chaos s - reads. . , , spreads. i imagine if the times is auoin to spreads. i imagine if the times is going to run _ spreads. i imagine if the times is going to run a — spreads. i imagine if the times is going to run a splash _ going to run a splash headline saying chaos they might have wanted
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a picture that looks a bit more chaotic. ., ., w ., , chaotic. you are right, actually, it's not exactly _ chaotic. you are right, actually, - it's not exactly bumper-to-bumper. it's not exactly bumper—to—bumper. they seem to be queuing at an orderly fashion at the moment but who knows where they will be next week. as we all know, we are not running at a few but we are running out of people to deliver the fuel to petrol stations and therefore some of them are experiencing shortages and in some areas people are getting very hot under the collar. we can argue about whether it's panic or chaos at the moment but it certainly threatens to be in the near future if things don't change, which is why we do not have the government ripping up its post breaks immigration rules in a desperate attempt to drag back to our country some of the lorry drivers who left. and that if it is not worrying enough, the times tells us to not these fears of staff images and supply problems could also be experienced with our post, our medicines, are a waste and water purification so nothing to worry about there.—
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purification so nothing to worry about there. ., ., ., about there. you are right about the hoto and about there. you are right about the photo and in — about there. you are right about the photo and in some _ about there. you are right about the photo and in some ways _ about there. you are right about the photo and in some ways is _ about there. you are right about the photo and in some ways is that - photo and in some ways is that grumpy puppy photo and in some ways is that grumpy puppy line of cars bumper—to—bumper that appeared to be bumper—to—bumper that appeared to be bumper—to—bumper if preferably a bit better space than that and a good angle that the daily star chose. fixing —— sticking with the times and what it tells us, what strikes you about the story?— and what it tells us, what strikes you about the story? there are a few thins was you about the story? there are a few things was that _ you about the story? there are a few things was that one _ you about the story? there are a few things was that one of _ you about the story? there are a few things was that one of the _ you about the story? there are a few things was that one of the things - you about the story? there are a few things was that one of the things is l things was that one of the things is this you _ things was that one of the things is this you turn on the policy but the others _ this you turn on the policy but the others are — this you turn on the policy but the others are at this desperate message that the _ others are at this desperate message that the last paragraph talks about ministers— that the last paragraph talks about ministers writing to of retired lorry— ministers writing to of retired lorry drivers was obese people, lorry _ lorry drivers was obese people, lorry driving is a difficult job and i'm lorry driving is a difficult job and i'm sure — lorry driving is a difficult job and i'm sure people have retired for a reason _ i'm sure people have retired for a reason and — i'm sure people have retired for a reason and that is to desperate measures— reason and that is to desperate measures that are being taken of this crisis— measures that are being taken of this crisis with the other thing that— this crisis with the other thing that strikes me like rob mentioned is how— that strikes me like rob mentioned is how this — that strikes me like rob mentioned is how this is going to affect a number— is how this is going to affect a number of different sectors, not 'ust number of different sectors, not just petrol stations. so, yes, medicine _ just petrol stations. so, yes, medicine supplies but also there is a lahour—
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medicine supplies but also there is a labour shortage in meat processing so there _ a labour shortage in meat processing so there will also be more visas and short-term — so there will also be more visas and short—term visas being given to that and that— short—term visas being given to that and that is— short—term visas being given to that and that is kind of hidden in here. so to— and that is kind of hidden in here. so to me — and that is kind of hidden in here. so to me there is a question here about— so to me there is a question here about the — so to me there is a question here about the approach this government has taken _ about the approach this government has taken to the point based system immigration system and if they have been very— immigration system and if they have been very short—sighted in making sure that _ been very short—sighted in making sure that we have these crucial people — sure that we have these crucial people in — sure that we have these crucial people in place before they start curtailing — people in place before they start curtailing immigration. and, they have _ curtailing immigration. and, they have not— curtailing immigration. and, they have not done that and this is a real issue — have not done that and this is a real issue of management. and of course _ real issue of management. and of course there is a lot in here with a lot of— course there is a lot in here with a lot of detail — course there is a lot in here with a lot of detail across different from pages _ lot of detail across different from pages about what this means for christmas — pages about what this means for christmas as well. just pages about what this means for christmas as well.— christmas as well. just on your oint christmas as well. just on your point about — christmas as well. just on your point about thousands - christmas as well. just on your point about thousands of - christmas as well. just on your. point about thousands of retired lorry drivers being written to, i suppose you would not want them to of been retired drivers from that of ago given as he said the arduous nature of thejob ago given as he said the arduous nature of the job and also not like riding a bike. there is a kind of bias that you got to get back into if you are going to deal with the
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vehicles that large.— if you are going to deal with the vehicles that large. absolutely. i think it's a _ vehicles that large. absolutely. i think it's a bit — vehicles that large. absolutely. i think it's a bit worrying - vehicles that large. absolutely. i think it's a bit worrying that - vehicles that large. absolutely. i think it's a bit worrying that that | think it's a bit worrying that that is being — think it's a bit worrying that that is being seen as a measure edges to be clear. _ is being seen as a measure edges to be clear. the — is being seen as a measure edges to be clear, the industry experts are saying _ be clear, the industry experts are saying about 100,000 shortage of lorry drivers and this is a 5000 short-term _ lorry drivers and this is a 5000 short—term licenses. there is a longer—term issue here that needs to be dealt _ longer—term issue here that needs to be dealt with and i have seen various— be dealt with and i have seen various ministers talk about we will 'ust various ministers talk about we will just up— various ministers talk about we will just up wages but is not as evil as that or— just up wages but is not as evil as that or a — just up wages but is not as evil as that or a short—term 5000 visa nor a short-term _ that or a short—term 5000 visa nor a short—term pay rise. this is a longer—term problem. can short-term pay rise. this is a longer-term problem. can we 'ust comare longer-term problem. can we 'ust compare and fi longer-term problem. can we 'ust compare and contrast i longer-term problem. can we 'ust compare and contrast as it i longer-term problem. can wejust compare and contrast as it were . longer-term problem. can we just i compare and contrast as it were the daily telegraph and the guardian's takes on this equipment the telegraph essay from minister relaxes rules for foreign telegraph essay from minister relaxes rules forforeign hgv drivers and the guardian says brexit u—turn. in a sense i suppose it is not hugely surprising the two papers
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should take that contrasting interpretation of it. what is your take though on the kind of more if you try and take away their perspectives on the significance of this move given they have been demands from other industries for at least a year for kind of role changes on this and things like farming saying we are not going to be able to get in various seasonal crops because police give us visas and the government does it for this. it is going to be hard to sustain its policy position once it has made this temporary move as it keeps telling us it is temporary. yes. this temporary move as it keeps telling us it is temporary. yes, i'm in the home _ telling us it is temporary. yes, i'm in the home secretary _ telling us it is temporary. yes, i'm in the home secretary has - telling us it is temporary. yes, i'm in the home secretary has been i telling us it is temporary. yes, i'm l in the home secretary has been very strong _ in the home secretary has been very strong on _ in the home secretary has been very strong on saying on this immigration point _ strong on saying on this immigration point system and all borders and the reality— point system and all borders and the reality is— point system and all borders and the reality is very different to what they _ reality is very different to what they set — reality is very different to what they set out with everyone a plan to do on _ they set out with everyone a plan to do on policy — they set out with everyone a plan to do on policy is this is coming apart and is _ do on policy is this is coming apart and is coming apart for farmers and coming— and is coming apart for farmers and coming apart for now it lorry drivers— coming apart for now it lorry drivers and as we have seen the meat industry— drivers and as we have seen the meat industry is _ drivers and as we have seen the meat
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industry is well and so the contrast here with _ industry is well and so the contrast here with a — industry is well and so the contrast here with a telegraph it has not really— here with a telegraph it has not really spoken much about how this is a bi- really spoken much about how this is a big u-turn — really spoken much about how this is a big u—turn whereas the guardian talks— a big u—turn whereas the guardian talks more — a big u—turn whereas the guardian talks more about this brexit u—turn and the _ talks more about this brexit u—turn and the difference in opinion within boris _ and the difference in opinion within borisjohnson's and the difference in opinion within boris johnson's cabinet. and the difference in opinion within borisjohnson's cabinet. some boris johnson's cabinet. some hardiine — borisjohnson's cabinet. some hardline saying no, even in a crisis we should — hardline saying no, even in a crisis we should not allow more even temporary immigrants to come in and others _ temporary immigrants to come in and others say— temporary immigrants to come in and others say we have got to deal with this crisis— others say we have got to deal with this crisis and there might well be a real— this crisis and there might well be a real reckoning here. an honest conversation for many that work on immigration needed to have for a lon- immigration needed to have for a long time — immigration needed to have for a long time that actually this country needs— long time that actually this country needs immigration and that higher wages _ needs immigration and that higher wages for— needs immigration and that higher wages for many of us like to see is not enough — wages for many of us like to see is not enough on its own is certainly in the _ not enough on its own is certainly in the short—term ability to happen and really— in the short—term ability to happen and really needing to tackle the problem — and really needing to tackle the problem. one thing i was of that problem. 0ne thing i was of that really— problem. one thing i was of that really strikes me in a way in which some _ really strikes me in a way in which some of— really strikes me in a way in which some of this — really strikes me in a way in which some of this has been talked about is the _ some of this has been talked about is the extra — some of this has been talked about is the extra 5000 visas and allowing lorry drivers — is the extra 5000 visas and allowing lorry drivers to come to brearley is we have _ lorry drivers to come to brearley is
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we have to — lorry drivers to come to brearley is we have to remember that immigrants are human— we have to remember that immigrants are human beings and they have families — are human beings and they have families. why would they want to come _ families. why would they want to come to— families. why would they want to come to a — families. why would they want to come to a country that says we only want _ come to a country that says we only want you _ come to a country that says we only want you for— come to a country that says we only want you for three months and then you can _ want you for three months and then you can go — want you for three months and then you can go back to wherever you're from? _ you can go back to wherever you're from? so— you can go back to wherever you're from? so we — you can go back to wherever you're from? so we need to have a much more human— from? so we need to have a much more human approach as well to how we talk about— human approach as well to how we talk about this issue.— talk about this issue. interesting what she was — talk about this issue. interesting what she was saying _ talk about this issue. interesting what she was saying about - talk about this issue. interesting what she was saying about the i what she was saying about the different cabinet views of some resulted in the times story as well with the quoting the business secretary saying company status of sort themselves out and need to pay a bit more if they want to get people to be entered into this job with the hawser to terry arguing we are told that actually it may not work because there is a shortage on the continent anyway. in a sense, interesting exercise for those of the luxury in time to do it but people want to do it online, it is not by the look at how different papers cover the exact same story, all agree it's front page top story but they have very different place on how they interpret it. yes. but they have very different place on how they interpret it. yes, they do. can i on how they interpret it. yes, they do- can ijust _ on how they interpret it. yes, they
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do- can ijust say _ on how they interpret it. yes, they do. can ijust say on _ on how they interpret it. yes, they do. can ijust say on your - on how they interpret it. yes, they do. can ijust say on your point - do. can ijust say on your point about lorry there was coming out of retirement, i see that he and nick and smith have topped up and pointed out that he has a lorry —— hgv licence and is offered to come out of retirement but certainly into the conversation so i don't think he has driven a hgv for about 25 years but if you find a familiar face with a rather annoying cough delivering your fuel then maybe it's rather annoying cough delivering yourfuel then maybe it's him. but the different taste, yes come ——, they are there but undoubtedly the guardian is definitely correct in calling it a u—turn. borisjohnson on at least one occasion us on the house of commons that he would not allow in more lorry drivers on temporary visas and that it was unnecessary but they may well have been these different views but it's not an either or. you can be in favour of increasing the wages and hopefully also be improving the working conditions just importantly of lorry drivers as a long—term
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solution, but everybody recognises that i think that is long—term and they have to have more emergency measures now. to the point that you made this really good is there is a snowball effect here. what about all these other parts of the economy that are being sacrificed on the altar of brexit and thinking particularly of creative artist and tory musicians who have been denied the chance to pursue careers in the eu because of a blind refusal to come to a visa arrangement with the eu? what about them? i come to a visa arrangement with the eu? what about them?— come to a visa arrangement with the eu? what about them? i cannot resist askin: ou eu? what about them? i cannot resist asking you this — eu? what about them? i cannot resist asking you this but _ eu? what about them? i cannot resist asking you this but did _ eu? what about them? i cannot resist asking you this but did you _ eu? what about them? i cannot resist asking you this but did you know- asking you this but did you know about and stood against e smith in the election in east london, did you know he had hgv licence? trio. the election in east london, did you know he had hgv licence? ida. i the election in east london, did you know he had hgv licence?— know he had hgv licence? no, i did not. not something _ know he had hgv licence? no, i did not. not something that _ know he had hgv licence? no, i did not. not something that he - know he had hgv licence? no, i did not. not something that he has - know he had hgv licence? no, i did| not. not something that he has done for a long _ not. not something that he has done for a long time and also these lorry drivers— for a long time and also these lorry drivers especially taking out the fuel have — drivers especially taking out the fuel have to have a licence to have
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hazardous — fuel have to have a licence to have hazardous materials so i'm not sure he has _ hazardous materials so i'm not sure he has that — hazardous materials so i'm not sure he has that. fair hazardous materials so i'm not sure he has that-— he has that. fair point. but if he is 22 he is _ he has that. fair point. but if he is 22 he is looking _ he has that. fair point. but if he is 22 he is looking to _ he has that. fair point. but if he is 22 he is looking to get - he has that. fair point. but if he is 22 he is looking to get in - he has that. fair point. but if he i is 22 he is looking to get in touch. let's move on to... to stay with the guardian and that photograph from this evening's vigil in memory of sabina nessa with hundreds turning up sabina nessa with hundreds turning up and people recall the vigil for sarah everard back in the summer with a conversing and policing them but no such this time but the issue remains the issue of safety on the streets, particularly for women. before we came on air i was watching sabina nessa's sister, and extraordinarily powerful brave and powerful speech and of the wrestler she broke down. it was a really tough watch for everybody. but she was able to stand up and make that
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speech but it is just so awful. we feel that we have been here before in listening to politicians making the same plea for the same changes to the law for this and campaigners for the same changes in attitude that some men have towards women and again i suppose we hope that this could be the trigger to make those changes. but we all know that we have been here before and it has not happened yet. have been here before and it has not happened yet-— happened yet. yes, sabina nessa i think it was, _ happened yet. yes, sabina nessa i think it was, we _ happened yet. yes, sabina nessa i think it was, we were _ happened yet. yes, sabina nessa i think it was, we were on _ happened yet. yes, sabina nessa i think it was, we were on at - happened yet. yes, sabina nessa i think it was, we were on at life - think it was, we were on at life when she was speaking and a very powerful testament talking to her family feeling what they are living in help with no sensitively of any way out of that terrible darkness that descended for them a week ago. i don't know if you've had a chance to see the pictures but the story is on the front pages for good reason. i've seen the pictures and i've seen on my— i've seen the pictures and i've seen
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on my instagram all the people who work on _ on my instagram all the people who work on gender—based violence really looking _ work on gender—based violence really looking at— work on gender—based violence really looking at this next case of a woman and it— looking at this next case of a woman and it does— looking at this next case of a woman and it does look like it was a man and it does look like it was a man and at _ and it does look like it was a man and at least — and it does look like it was a man and at least that is what the police are following up on with cctv images of a man. _ are following up on with cctv images of a man, and are following up on with cctv images ofa man, and so a broader conversation here but the safety of women, _ conversation here but the safety of women, gender—based violence and there _ women, gender—based violence and there has— women, gender—based violence and there has been some talk as well of course _ there has been some talk as well of course of— there has been some talk as well of course of sarah everard, who was killed _ course of sarah everard, who was killed by— course of sarah everard, who was killed by a — course of sarah everard, who was killed by a policeman, but there is a connection here about the way in which _ a connection here about the way in which we _ a connection here about the way in which we tackle gender—based violence — which we tackle gender—based violence and the way in which we have _ violence and the way in which we have conversations about misogyny and attitudes toward women and people _ and attitudes toward women and people who identify as women in society — people who identify as women in society. so we have to force us conversation because it is differently sad and heartbreaking to hear the _ differently sad and heartbreaking to hear the stories and a 28—year—old woman, _ hear the stories and a 28—year—old woman, a — hear the stories and a 28—year—old woman, a primary school teacher, much _ woman, a primary school teacher, much loved. — woman, a primary school teacher, much loved, it is a problem of course — much loved, it is a problem of course all— much loved, it is a problem of course all around the world and i know _ course all around the world and i know there — course all around the world and i know there is similar conversations happening — know there is similar conversations happening in pakistan for existence,
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but this— happening in pakistan for existence, but this really need to be taken seriously— but this really need to be taken seriously and it cannot just but this really need to be taken seriously and it cannotjust happen every— seriously and it cannotjust happen every time — seriously and it cannotjust happen every time we find another young woman— every time we find another young woman killed.— every time we find another young woman killed. ., , ., .., woman killed. indeed and you recall the cctv woman killed. indeed and you recall the cm images _ woman killed. indeed and you recall the cctv images and _ woman killed. indeed and you recall the cctv images and police - woman killed. indeed and you recall the cctv images and police say - woman killed. indeed and you recallj the cctv images and police say they would like to speak to that man as part of their investigation and they are obviously trying to identify that man. no certainty or knowledge of whether or not it is connected but certainly a person of interest they would like to speak to. let's move on to the telegraph again. this is again a disturbing story and again eight staffing issue. chemotherapy ration in the nhs because of staff members and we already know the nhs staff members are not where they are supposed to be and the government has plans to increase them, but it is kind of a backlog for it to deal with. band backlog for it to deal with. and backlog for it to deal with. and back apparently _ backlog for it to deal with. and back apparently that would take ten years to _ back apparently that would take ten years to clear if they stick with current — years to clear if they stick with current numbers of staff. so this is chemotherapy and this will be huge news for—
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chemotherapy and this will be huge news for people and families across the country— news for people and families across the country with so many people who have members of the family or are themselves suffering from cancer and this will— themselves suffering from cancer and this will be _ themselves suffering from cancer and this will be quite a scary situation. people are finding they don't _ situation. people are finding they don't have — situation. people are finding they don't have enough staff to deliver their chemotherapy levels that they should _ their chemotherapy levels that they should be _ their chemotherapy levels that they should be and also talk here about the nhs _ should be and also talk here about the nhs authorising hospitals to say and really— the nhs authorising hospitals to say and really ration to those they think— and really ration to those they think are _ and really ration to those they think are water to survive. nothing in it as _ think are water to survive. nothing in it as we — think are water to survive. nothing in it as we know and love and they really _ in it as we know and love and they really needs to be some urgent action— really needs to be some urgent action and again it's the labour shortage — action and again it's the labour shortage and one does not say here about— shortage and one does not say here about why— shortage and one does not say here about why that is but we know that there _ about why that is but we know that there is _ about why that is but we know that there is again an immigration... we have to there is again an immigration... have to leave it there is again an immigration... - have to leave it there, i'm afraid. sorry, rob, icannot have to leave it there, i'm afraid. sorry, rob, i cannot bring them in on that but thank you both very much as ever and thank you also very much for your company and more of the papers is always available online and coming up next is the film review. bye—bye.
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hello, and a warm welcome to the film review here on bbc news. and taking us through this week's cinema releases, as ever, it's mark kermode. and all of human life is here! very interesting week. we have the many saints of newark, which is a big—screen prequel to the sopranos. we have the green knight, in which dev patel plays gawain. and gagarine, in which a young man struggles to save the home he lives in from demolition. so, many saints of newark. the small screen goes to the big screen in a sense. it is the prequel to the sopranos.
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exactly that. so, michael gandolfini, son ofjames, plays the young tony soprano. the setting is the �*60s, with the newark riots of �*67 being a big part of the plot. and the story essentially finds tony falling under the influence of dickie moltisanti, the surname which means "m any saints" here's a clip. johnny, this is our christopher. laughter. hello, christopher moltisanti! it's your uncle johnny! i'm back from england! come here. finally, huh? got myself a son. i hear he's slow with the talking. hi, christopher, hello! 0h, what's the matter? don't cry, it's only me, your uncle tony. 0k, all right, all right. you know, every time you're here, he cries like this. i didn't do anything!
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look at that! i don't know what it is. it's like i scare him or something. some babies, when they come into the world, know all kindsl of things from the other side. so, you have to ask yourself two questions. firstly, does it work for the fans? secondly, does it work as a stand—alone movie? now, were you a big sopranos fan? never seen it, i'm afraid! i should have done, people say it is the greatest tv show ever made. the greatest tv show ever made is the wire. or the film review! not an aficiando, so i have to say, as a stand—alone movie, it feels like it is spending a lot of time getting a lot of pieces in place for stuff which is going to happen later on.
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it feels very much like an origins film in which, weirdly enough, the origin is actually to the side of what you expect it to be. and also it feels weirdly like an appendage to the scorsese cinematic universe. it kind of feels like a weird appendage to martin scorsese's films. this is what happens when you take something and put in cinema, does it stand up on its own? i would say, for example, fire walk with me, the twin peaks prequel, it is a brilliant horror movie... even if you've never seen twin peaks. el camino, the breaking bad sequel, it made sense. this has to battle to find itself in the cinema. its primary audience will be the people who love the series, and i'm sure people who know and love the series will get much more out of it than i did, but ijust wonder why
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it's in the cinema, because i suspect its primary audience actually will be an at—home audience. it's fine, it's perfectly well made, it has nice performances, but it does feel a little bit scorsese—light. i think it needs to be more cinematic, and again, i would say fire walk with me is a near perfect movie even if you've not seen twin peaks. it's fine — they are not going to put it on the billboard, i don't think! the green knight, this is based on the i think iath—century poem, though i think you will dispute this. i want to be clear, i'm not disputing this! i got in touch with the poet laureate, and he said 14th, maybe early 15th... such a name—dropper! yeah, my old friend simon. this is a retelling of sir gawain and the green knight, gawain, not sir, early on lops off the head of the green knight.
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a year later, he must make a pilgrimage to the green knight's chapel to face a similar blow in return. this is directed by david lowery. you can see it streaming and you can in cinemas, and let me make a suggestion — go and see it in cinemas. it looks fantastic. it has a real earthy feel to it, but it's also strange and spiritual and dreamy and sensuous. it's got a fantastic score. dev patel is the best he's ever been. i think dev patel can do everything. he was so great in personal history of david copperfield. i think this really marks him as on the finest actors of his generation. and this is faithful to the text, but it also takes many adventurous leaps, and it looks like something that was made with love in its heart, looks like something made by somebody who really did this as a passion project. and i have seen it a couple of times now, and i want to go straight back and watch it again.
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there was so much in it that is strange and adventurous and weird and really rather wonderful. one of my favourite films of the year. see it in the cinema, see it on the big screen. high praise. gagarine. .. now, this was shot on a housing project in parisjust before it was demolished. cite gagarine just outside of paris. based around, yuri named after yuri gagarin... the famous russian cosmonaut... of whom we see footage at the beginning. the estate is going to be demolished, but youri wants to fix it in spite of its many problems. here's a clip.
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here's what's great about this. it has its feet on the ground and its head in the stars. he retreats into the estate as it's clearly going to be demolished, and he starts to turn his apartment into a kind of reiteration of the space capsule. and it then enters these flights of fancy. he is inside a building, but he is imagining he is in a spaceship, and the music again is very big. it goes to the stars. they have music by the streets. they have this really amazing ethereal space music, and it sounds like it shouldn't work at all, it sounds like it shouldn't work, but i loved it.
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the use of locations, i think it was really good. great performances, and the fact that it is shot in the authentic location, the use of locations on it is really good, and it is about his interiorjourney and about him imagining this world that he wants to be part of, this out—of—this—world world he wants to be part of. it is a good example of a film that, "there's no way that should work," and then you watch it and it does. it's so well done. it's like poetry or a piece of music. this is done in a similar vein as the green knight, very, very different films, but both imaginative, and they're not afraid to tell a slightly different story. piece of poetry, but not 14th—century poetry. 0r15th—century! best out is rose playsjulie, which we talked about last week? ijust want people to go and see it. you've seen it three times? i have, and i still don't think i have got all the nuances of it.
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a young woman adopts another identity to track down her birth parents. it's a mystery and a psychodrama. the film—makers made a film called helen. they are great film—makers. again, deserves to be seen on the big screen. and reissue? denis villeneuve's dune is coming up. the adaptation of the unfilmable novel. this is the david lynch 1984 dune. this was a turkey, a commercial turkey. it was a bomb. it is an unfilmable novel. it makes no sense whatsoever, it really doesn't, but there are things in it that are so david lynch—y and so strange... sting coming out of the showers wearing this pair of wings underpants — just, i wonder whether the denis villeneuve version will have anything to match it. it is all over the place. if you've read the book, it's annoying because it's not the book, and if you have not read the book, it doesn't make sense.
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one of these film, it's so bad is it so good? it's one of those films that is so misguided, it's kind of fascinating. lynch didn't have final cut, but originallyjodorowsky was going to do it 1a hours long with salvador dali with in one of the lead roles, but dali wanted $100,000 an hour. blue velvet, he did, but that was an absolute classic. dune was the counterpoint to blue velvet. that is the... when i first saw blue velvet, i walked out, because i couldn't bear being in the screening room with it. i think it's an absolute masterpiece. when i saw dune, part of me thought, "is this going to start making any sense?" and i watched it again just recently — no, not at all!
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no sense at all! sometimes it doesn't matter. you always make perfect sense. mark, thank you very much indeed. that's it for this week's film releases. thank you so much for watching. good evening. we've seen temperatures well above average over recent days, and we're going to hold onto the fairly warm and largely dry weather for many areas through the course of the weekend. there'll be some sunshine around as well. not everywhere staying dry, one or two showers here and there. but as we start saturday morning, then, quite a lot of cloud around. some rain for the north and north west of scotland, should ease through the course of the day. fairly light winds for most areas away from the far north west, and the cloud breaking up. just a little bit of coastal hill fog lingering in the west for a time. but in the sunny spells, particularly towards the east, 22—23 degrees will feel very pleasant. light winds around, sunny spells lasting through saturday evening. and overnight, then, into sunday, a few rogue showers here and there just moving up from the south, but i think most places will avoid them. so, a largely dry and again quite mild, humid start
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to your sunday morning. sunday brings another largely dry day. some rain, though, in the west later on. that sets us up for a much more unsettled picture into next week. bye for now.
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