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Love Is All: 100 Years of Love & Courtship (2014)

NEW RELEASE FILM REVIEW || Seen at ICA, London, Tuesday 17 February 2015 || My Rating good

This collage of romance-based clips, primarily a selection from British feature films and shorts from across the 20th century (more or less) as well as what looks like home movie footage and other archival sources, is a somewhat slight basis for a feature-length film, but is given extra weight by the prominence given to Richard Hawley’s musical soundtrack. 197 more words

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Pete Townshend was sad. Things just weren’t working out for him. He had wanted to use his band’s successful experimentation with rock opera to take its music to a whole new level, to change the very  1,445 more words

Rock Music

Beyond Clueless (2014)

NEW RELEASE FILM REVIEW || Seen at Prince Charles Cinema, London, Wednesday 14 January 2015 || My Rating very good

Charlie Lyne, the youthful director and writer of this visual essay about the teen film cycle that seemed so omnipresent after the success of… 510 more words

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National Gallery (2014)

NEW RELEASE FILM REVIEW || Seen at ICA, London, Sunday 11 January October 2015 || My Rating excellent

The veteran American documentarian Frederick Wiseman likes to point his camera at institutions and try to document the way that they work (or don’t work, as the case may be). 536 more words

Usa

mr. turner (leigh, 2014)

“All art is quite useless.”

- Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)

“What is art?” asks John Ruskin, preeminent Victorian art critic and long-time champion of JMW Turner, with all the gravity of one begging the question “what is Religion?

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