PICK OF THE WEEK
Thursday 20 June 1996
The sado-masochistic relationship between an ineffectual white accountant and his barrel-shaped black masseur is gently traced in dusty monochrome, with surprising wit and sensitivitity.
Mon 8.30pm, NFT, London SE1 (0171-928 3232)
In Jonathan Harvey's London, boy meets boy, boy sleeps with boy and gets to slow-dance with him in the middle of a Thamesmead housing estate. As you'll have gathered, this is not the real world, but it's a fun place to spend 90 minutes.
On general release
Restrained drama which, for the most part, gives crass sentimentality a wide berth. Stunning performances from the intuitive young actors Brad Renfro and Joseph Mazzello as pals who believe they can find a cure for Aids.
On general release
Film Leonardo DiCaprio hunts Tom Hardy
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- 2 Amazon Prime - how to cancel: after Top Gear hiring, instructions on how to leave premium service
- 3 Jeremy Clarkson’s Amazon Prime deal to reunite Top Gear trio thumbs nose at the BBC
- 4 Every club should be like Labour – you can’t join as a new member unless you’re already a member
- 5 1000 people played Foo Fighters simultaneously to try and get them to play their city
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Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
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Public anger after French sunbather beaten up by gang for wearing a bikini in Reims park
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
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