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Belle - 29/06/2014 @ The Watershed, Bristol.

Ok, I am not the one for costume drama’s. I find it is always full of annoying, upper class families discussing ‘whom one should marry’ in order to tactically keep the family’s fortune going or inherit a large estate etc. 247 more words

Film Review

Guilty Pleasures - "Shakespeare in Love"

I don’t even know if this is qualified as a Guilty Pleasure, given that it was nominated for 13 Oscar and won a whooping 7 of them, including Best Picture. 1,860 more words

Guilty Pleasure

Brideshead Revisited: contra mundum


Sebastian (Anthony Andrews in his greatest role, how I loved and bonded with him) and Charles (Jeremy Irons) at the hospital in Morocco Their first early love like mine and Jim’s… 1,673 more words

20th Century Culture

Bloody Murders and Country Houses


Steven Mackintosh as Robert Audley plays a kind of Valmont to Neve McIntosh as a kind of Madame de Merteuil-Lady Audley (remember John Malkovitch and Glenn Close in… 1,286 more words

20th Century Culture

Breaking Bad: Season 3:1-4: Sensational screenplay into film


Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) appealing to Walter White (Bryan Cranston) to get into the car to talk


Marie Schrader (Betsy Brandt) listening to Hank (Dean Norris) making excuses for why he must go to El Paso… 1,537 more words

Political Novels/films