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Film Spotlight: Hitchcock's Marnie

What’s so great about Marnie? After all, many disliked the film when it was first released in 1964. Hitchcock had just completed The Birds and couldn’t sign on Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco, so he offered the complicated role to Tippi Hedron and she accepted–it was her finest role. 594 more words


Set In Aspic

A gnarly little piece today I came across in The Independent, Why are theatre directors messing with the classics? Written by journalist Adrain Hamilton, he bemoans (British) theatre directors who play with the text and/or original intent of the playwright. 1,169 more words


Ruhanie Perera: OverWritten Lives

The library at the British Council has been left open after hours for a photo shoot. Actors cluster around tables near the entrance, debating their choice of costume and using a dark window as a makeshift mirror while they apply make-up. 1,129 more words



Sticking with werewolves, I’m going to talk about Cursed(2005) starring Christina Ricci, Portia De Rossi, and Jesse Eisenberg and directed by Wes Craven.  I wouldn’t call… 121 more words


Control Decisions

An important feature of any shareholders agreement is the control decisions.

There are several reasons for saying certain matters have to be agreed by all the shareholders or a large majority of them. 507 more words

The best movies of Milos Forman

This ranking lists the best movies of the director and academy award winner Milos Forman. Even if  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest that won 5 oscars, including best picture and director, and had the excellent performance of… 71 more words

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