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In Which We Serve (1942)

On this date, it is exactly 75 years since World War II broke out, a conflict which in many ways, for better or worse, has shaped the society we live in. 308 more words

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Goodbye Dickie... and thanks

The death this week of Lord Richard Attenborough has meant the loss of one of the most accomplished and influential directors, not only in the history of British cinema, but in the history of the entire industry worldwide. 1,233 more words

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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961) | There's panic on the streets of London in the British doomsday drama

Watching director Val Guest‘s riveting 1961 end of the world drama, The Day the Earth Caught Fire, its amazing how many of its themes are still relevant five decades on – especially with regards to global warming, domestic unrest (as witnessed in the 2011 London riots), the fear of another Cold War with Russia, and our love/hate relationship with news. 345 more words


World's End (2013) - Fuck Geek Culture for Making Me a Millionaire

The World’s End may be a shit film but at least it is full of bitterness and self-recrimination. The roots of that bitterness reach all the way back to the late 1990s when the writers of… 2,847 more words


New Kid on the Block

So I “just touched down in London town” (thats a lyric from Estelle’s “American Boy”  by the way, not just a coincidental phrase all the girls use for their London instagrams). 211 more words


TRANCE (2013)

A film by Danny Boyle

Cast: James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel

This film does run an outstanding large twist. This Auctioneer Simon (James McAvoy) at the beginning of the film explain that before robber will get into an auction an steal the painting by intimidation and leaves with the painting. 348 more words


So, you want to be a professional writer.

When I first started out on what is laughingly called my writing career, I imagined that at some point, I would end up sitting somewhere warm doing pretty much sod all whilst my bank account was being drip fed a steady stream of royalty payments. 839 more words