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Five Great Villains That Forced You To Hate Them

So I’ve been thinking and I’m not to sure how I feel about the fact that audiences have come to adore villains. Don’t get me wrong, I understand the Hans Gruber Ledger’s Joker and Loki love, but it seems like a disservice to some phenomenal performances because the actor or actress successfully completed their job and just made you hate them as a person despite any redeeming qualities. 422 more words


On Reading Burgess

What’s it going to be then, eh?

On the nochy I was given six books to read, I wondered which one I would go with first, now that I had a malenky biblio of my own. 461 more words


A. Burgess

part i

“They don’t go into the cause of goodness, so why of the other shop?…Badness is of the self, the one, the you or me on our oddy knockies, and that self is made by old Bog or God and is his great pride and radosty.

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A Clockwork Orange (1972)

Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Drama

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess (novel)

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates

Rating: ★★★★★

A film from one of my favourite directors, and one of the best directors to ever embrace the cinematic world, A Clockwork Orange challenged audiences to question the need for violence in life and wowed Academy’s as it picked up a string of awards including Best Picture and Best Director.  614 more words

Film Review

A Personal Post on Writing

It is not the novelist’s job to preach; it is his duty to show.

- Anthony Burgess, in his Introduction to A Clockwork Orange 

One of the items on my spring break bucket list is to finish…

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Foreshadowing Dreams Within A Clockwork Orange

Part I, Chapter 4: (Elle)

One morning before school, Alex decides that he doesn’t want to go. He tells his mother that he has a headache and just looks the other way and tells him she will put his breakfast in the oven for him. 1,161 more words

Dreams in A Clockwork Orange

Dreams play an important role in the first part of Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange (1962). They serve as a foreshadowing of events that happen later on in the novel. 887 more words