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Activist Grace Lee Boggs Turns 100

Dedicated to the process of transformation through activism for over 70 years, Grace Lee Boggs turned 100 last month. Amy Goodman covers the story.

To mark her 100th birthday, we pay tribute to the legendary activist and Detroit-based community organizer Grace Lee Boggs.

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Reveiw - Slow West

Slow West, directed by John Maclean is a simple, yet heart filled film. Though it omits some of the more helpful building blocks for concise storytelling, it does in the end; deliver something different and more satisfying than is first expected. 658 more words

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From Pop to Flop or Greatness: When singers want to act

Sunday night at Barking Mad About Films HQ is movie night and this week was the turn of Mrs Barking Mad to choose (I went there =) and she chose Box Office smash 50 Shades of Grey, the ‘naughty’ romantic drama to put it lightly. 478 more words

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Disney Princesses: The Good, The Bad, The Wrong

It’s time. I’m going there: Disney Princesses. Let’s be blunt here, they’re not historically accurate. They’re so not historically accurate, that it has become fashionable to recreate them as historically-accurate figures. 309 more words

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Taste Cultures

I have been busy, writing my days away elsewhere and thus neglecting this blog. I thought it only fair to share a little of what I have been working on – a 15,000 word dissertation on taste cultures – with you. 720 more words

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Steven Speilberg

Hooper: Well, uh, it doesn’t make much sense for a guy who hates the water to live on an island either.
Brody: It’s only an island if you look at it from the water. 840 more words

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International Medieval Film Festival

Rose Sawyer from Leeds University Union’s Medieval Society is one of the organisers of the Medieval Film Festival taking place this week. We invited her to tell us more about the festival and medieval studies in Leeds… 586 more words

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