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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn

WHAT’S IT ABOUT:

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Following the events of Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn splits with the Joker and joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya. When a narcissistic crime lord known as Black Mask places a target on a young girl named Cassandra Cain, Harley and the superheroes protect the girl and defeat Sionis.

DIRECTOR: Cathy Yan CAST: Margot Robbie, Bryan Unkeless

WHY IT’S WORTH WATCHING?

Giving the amazing Harley Quinn the spotlight she deserves, Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn offers a quirky twist to the conventional superhero storyline. The eighth film in the DC Extended Universe and a follow-up spin-off to 2016’s Suicide Squad, Birds of Prey features Harley Quinn and her own team of female superheroes. Bringing Harley’s spunky energy front and centre, the world of Birds of Prey is very different to its predecessors in terms of the aesthetic and tone - but just as fascinating. Set after the events of Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn has split from the Joker and Batman has disappeared, leaving Gotham City vulnerable. As Cassandra Cain, a young girl, comes across a diamond belonging to crime lord Black Mask, Harley teams up with Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to help save her from the evil crime lord. What follows is Harley’s journey to start a whole new life as she overcomes her breakup with the Joker and leads an all-girl gang to take on a dangerous mob boss. Sounds like a whole lot of bad-a$$ fun!

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Ordinary Love

After being blissfully married for many years, Joan and Tom’s loving sanctuary is rattled by Joan’s unexpected breast cancer diagnosis. What follows are a number of challenges and the prospect of a future without Joan if something were to happen to her.

Bringing Harley’s spunky energy front and centre, the world of Birds of Prey is very different to its predecessors in terms of the aesthetic and tone - but just as fascinating. – Birds of Prey

DIRECTOR: Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn

CAST: Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville

WHY IT’S WORTH WATCHING?

Depicting a love and an effortless ease that only comes with spending a lifetime together, Ordinary Love follows a couple’s remarkable love as they survive a year of adversity. A moving and insightful drama by Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn, the film packs a ton of emotional honesty and presents a story that strikes a personal chord with many. After the death of their daughter, Joan and Tom have slowly come to terms with the deep sadness in their hearts. Testing their already fragile relationship further, Joan is unexpectedly diagnosed with breast cancer. As they fight this grim battle with conviction and force, they realise that despite everything, nothing has really changed. Blending the boundaries between the mundane and the monumental, Ordinary Love makes for a breathtaking and compelling saga.

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FACT QATAR FEBRUARY 2020  

It's the month of love and FACT has an issue filled with all the best romantic spots in town; think date nights, special treats and lush gif...

FACT QATAR FEBRUARY 2020  

It's the month of love and FACT has an issue filled with all the best romantic spots in town; think date nights, special treats and lush gif...

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