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02:31  12 may  2021
02:31  12 may  2021 Source:   espressocommunication.com

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Filmmaking and propaganda have always had a harmonious relationship. While some movies are made to be overtly political with government endorsement, others contain insidious agendas that can be both clever and entertaining. From war documentaries to flashy Hollywood action flicks, here are 20 movies you probably didn ’ t realize were propaganda .

Filmmaking and propaganda have always had a harmonious relationship. While some movies are made to be overtly political with government endorsement, others contain insidious agendas that can be both clever and entertaining. From war documentaries to flashy Hollywood action flicks, here are 20 movies you probably didn ’ t realize were propaganda .

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And Joel Dommett, 35, looked effortlessly chic in a black satin suit while his wife Hannah, 30, stunned in a plunging black tassel and sequins dress on Tuesday ahead of the BRIT Awards.

The couples posed for a few Instagram snaps at home before traveling to the star-studded event at the O2 Arena.

Joel Dommett, Hannah Cooper posing for a picture: Power couple: Joel Dommett looked effortlessly chic in a black satin suit while his wife Hannah stunned in a plunging black tassel and sequins dress on Tuesday ahead of the BRIT Awards © Provided by Daily Mail Power couple: Joel Dommett looked effortlessly chic in a black satin suit while his wife Hannah stunned in a plunging black tassel and sequins dress on Tuesday ahead of the BRIT Awards Hannah Cooper, Joel Dommett posing for the camera: Stunning: The couples posed for a few Instagram snaps at home before traveling to the star-studded event at the O2 Arena © Provided by Daily Mail Stunning: The couples posed for a few Instagram snaps at home before traveling to the star-studded event at the O2 Arena

Joel's suit was embellished with a flower pattern and he paired it with a black buttoned down shirt inside the jacket.

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Filmmaking and propaganda have always had a harmonious relationship. While some movies are made to be overtly political with government endorsement, others contain insidious agendas that can be both clever and entertaining. From war documentaries to flashy Hollywood action flicks, here are 20 movies you probably didn ’ t realize were propaganda .

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Hannah looked stunning in the mini dress which she paired with black stilettos.

The models blonde locks fell in loose waves and her make-up was neutral to enhance her natural beauty.

The comedian captioned the post: 'All dressed up with somewhere to finally go. Wife looks FIIITTTTTTT - @brits'

Hannah Cooper standing in front of a door: Beautiful: Hannah looked stunning in the mini dress which she paired with black stilettos © Provided by Daily Mail Beautiful: Hannah looked stunning in the mini dress which she paired with black stilettos

The pair have been documenting the night so far on Instagram stories and Joel referred to the event as 'weirdly emotional'.

The 2021 Brit Awards will mark the first major indoor music event in over a year as bosses prepare to release 2,500 free tickets to key workers.

It was revealed that The Brit Awards will take place in front of a live audience of 4,000 people at London's The O2  - six days before the next phase of lockdown lifts.

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The ceremony, which will be broadcast live on ITV and hosted by Jack Whitehall, will celebrate the return to live music and nominee Dua Lipa has promised those attending that it will 'be a night to remember'.

Joel Dommett, Hannah Cooper are posing for a picture: Emotional: The pair have been documenting the night so far on Instagram stories and Joel referred to the event as 'weirdly emotional' © Provided by Daily Mail Emotional: The pair have been documenting the night so far on Instagram stories and Joel referred to the event as 'weirdly emotional' Exciting! The 2021 Brit Awards will mark the first major indoor music event in over a year as bosses prepare to release 2,500 free tickets to key workers © Provided by Daily Mail Exciting! The 2021 Brit Awards will mark the first major indoor music event in over a year as bosses prepare to release 2,500 free tickets to key workers

The indoor ceremony and live show will form part of the Government's scientific Events Research Programme, and it will use enhanced testing approaches to examine how events can take place without the need for social distancing after all restrictions are lifted on June 21.

Working closely with the Government to adhere to safety guidelines, this means The BRITs, will be the first live music show at The O2 in over a year, with 4,000 tickets being up for grabs- just one fifth of the venue's 20,000 capacity.

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The BRITs will play an important role in paving the way for the return of live music at scale as the UK emerges from the past year's restrictions.

Jessie Ware standing on a stage in front of a body of water: Exciting: In an announcement on Thursday, it was revealed The Brit Awards will take place in front of a live audience of 4,000 people at London's The O2 (pictured nominee Jessie Ware) © Provided by Daily Mail Exciting: In an announcement on Thursday, it was revealed The Brit Awards will take place in front of a live audience of 4,000 people at London's The O2 (pictured nominee Jessie Ware) a close up of a boat: Return to live music: The BRITs, will be the first live music show at The O2 in over a year © Provided by Daily Mail Return to live music: The BRITs, will be the first live music show at The O2 in over a year

To reward key workers who have worked tirelessly in the pandemic, bosses are releasing 2,500 free tickets via ballot, which opens on brits.co.uk on Thursday at 12pm.


Video: Red carpet rolled out at the O2 Arena ahead of the Brit Awards 2021 (Daily Mail)

Audience members will not be socially distanced or required to wear face coverings in the arena, but they will be required to follow existing Government guidance when travelling to the venue and adhere to rules set out by the event organisers.

Among the rules, attendees must have proof of a negative lateral flow test result to enter the venue.

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As part of the wider scientific research on the trial events, attendees will also be asked to take a test after the event to gather further evidence on the safety of indoor settings, reduced social distancing and the removal of non-pharmaceutical interventions like face coverings.

a vase sitting on a table: Return to normality: The indoor ceremony and live show will form part of the Government's scientific Events Research Programme © Provided by Daily Mail Return to normality: The indoor ceremony and live show will form part of the Government's scientific Events Research Programme Jack Whitehall wearing a suit and tie standing in front of a stage: 'Night to remember': The ceremony will be broadcast live on ITV and hosted by Jack Whitehall © Provided by Daily Mail 'Night to remember': The ceremony will be broadcast live on ITV and hosted by Jack Whitehall

Speaking about the news, Dua, 25, who will be performing on the night, said: 'This has been a long tough year for everyone and I'm delighted the night will honour the key worker heroes who have cared for us so well during that time and continue to do so. They are quite simply an inspiration.

'The BRIT Awards are always special and this will truly make it a night to remember.'

The Don't Start Now hitmaker recently hinted at what fans can expect from her eagerly-awaited performance, though she wasn't willing to give too much away.

Appearing on BBC Radio 2 this week, she spilled: 'The theme is London. It's a little bit of a taste of everything. I am really rubbish at talking in code so I will stop there before I make a mess of it.'

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Geoff Taylor, Chief Executive BPI & BRIT Awards, added: 'This year’s BRIT Awards with Mastercard is one of the most significant in the show's history.

'Not only will we be celebrating the brilliant music and artists that have helped us through the pandemic, but we hope it will provide a path for the return of live music that fans and artists have so sorely missed.

'And as a thank you to the key workers who have kept our country going through the difficult times, we are inviting them to be our audience for the first live performances at The O2 in over a year.

'We're buzzing about the show and working closely with Government, The O2 and all our partners to ensure all safety measures and guidelines are adhered to.'

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Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks and Celeste lead the BRIT Awards stars with three nods a piece.

The three artists are all nominated for Female Solo Artist and Mastercard Album, with Dua also in the running for British Single, while Arlo Parks and Celeste feature in the shortlist for Breakthrough Artist.

Brit female and double nominee for 2021 Jessie Ware is up for Mastercard Album as well as Female Solo Artist which, along with Dua, Arlo and Celeste, also sees Lianne La Havas up for the title.

AJ Tracey is shortlisted twice; one nod in the British Single category, and a second for Male Solo Artist, along with Yungblud, Joel Corry, J Hus and Headie One.

J Hus earns a second nomination in Mastercard Album, whilst Headie One also features in the shortlist for British Single.

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Along with Male Solo Artist, Joel Corry receives two more nominations, for Breakthrough Artist and British Single, bringing his tally up to three in total.

The British Single category also sees Aitch up for his second BRIT, having last year been nominated for Best New Artist.

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Dance & electronic acts 220 Kid, Nathan Dawes and Regard also get a look in this shortlist, as does Harry Styles, whose performance at the 2020 show was one of the evening's highlights.

The international categories see new and returning artists alike; nominated for their first ever BRIT in International Group are BTS, Run the Jewels and Fontaines D.C., alongside Foo Fighters, who have won this category four times previously and Haim, who have been nominated twice before.

International Female as ever showcases incredibly multi-talented and creative women, with Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Cardi B, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift all shortlisted - Miley receives her debut BRIT nomination this year.

The BRITs welcomes The Weeknd into the category for this year's International Male, having been nominated twice before, plus Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, Burna Boy (who appeared at the 2020 BRITs as part of Stormzy's performance) and Bruce Springsteen, marking his 11th BRIT nomination.

Earlier this month, The BRITs announced the winner of this year's Rising Star supported by BBC Radio 1 award as Griff, who joins an illustrious list of artist alumni such as Adele, Florence + The Machine, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding and Celeste who were all identified through this award (previously known as Critics' Choice) as the future stars of British music. Griff will perform at The BRITs in May.

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BRIT AWARD NOMINATIONS 2021

FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

ARLO PARKS

CELESTE

DUA LIPA

JESSIE WARE

LIANNE LA HAVAS

MALE SOLO ARTIST

AJ TRACEY

HEADIE ONE

J HUS

JOEL CORRY

YUNGBLUD

BRITISH GROUP

BICEP

BIFFY CLYRO

LITTLE MIX

THE 1975

YOUNG T & BUGSEY

BRITs RISING STAR

GRIFF WARNER (Winner)

PA SALIEU

RINA SAWAYAMA

MASTERCARD ALBUM

ARLO PARKS COLLAPSED IN SUNBEAMS

CELESTE NOT YOUR MUSE

DUA LIPA FUTURE NOSTALGIA

J HUS BIG CONSPIRACY

JESSIE WARE WHAT'S YOUR PLEASURE?

INTERNATIONAL GROUP

BTS

D.C. PARTISAN

FOO FIGHTERS

HAIM POLYDOR,

RUN THE JEWELS

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

ARLO PARKS

BICEP

CELESTE

JOEL CORRY

YOUNG T & BUGSEY

BRITISH SINGLE

220 KID & GRACEY DON'T NEED LOVE

AITCH & AJ TRACEY FT TAY KEITH RAIN

DUA LIPA PHYSICAL

HARRY STYLES WATERMELON SUGAR

HEADIE ONE FT AJ TRACEY & STORMZY AIN'T IT DIFFERENT

JOEL CORRY FT MNEK HEAD & HEART

NATHAN DAWE FT KSI LIGHTER

REGARD & RAYE SECRETS

S1MBA FT DTG ROVER PARLOPHONE

YOUNG T & BUGSEY FT HEADIE ONE DON'T RUSH

INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

ARIANA GRANDE

BILLIE EILISH

CARDI B

MILEY CYRUS

TAYLOR SWIFT

INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

BURNA BOY

CHILDISH GAMBINO

TAME IMPALA FICTION

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