Podcast: New films Logan, Loving, Alone in Berlinby Noted
By James Robins and Darren Bevan
In this episode of The Screening Room, film critics James Robins and Darren Bevan take a look at the new releases hitting the cinema.
This time around, it's Hugh Jackman's very last outing as Logan; they preview the upcoming Civil Rights and award-nominated drama Loving, and cast an eye over Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson's uprising against the Third Reich in Alone in Berlin.
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