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How I Live Now (2013) + No Weekend Posts

I’m in the wedding of two of my closest friends this weekend, so I’ll be MIA as far as posts go, but here’s one for the road… 398 more words


How I Live Now

Director: Kevin Macdonald
Writers: Jeremy Brock (screenplay), Tony Grisoni (screenplay)
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay

Trailer: Click Here           IMDB Link: Click Here 

Please Note: The Following May Contain Spoilers (But I Tried Hard Not To) 563 more words

Movie Review


How I Live Now (2013; Dir.: Kevin MacDonald)


By Daniel Barnes

This barely released drama from The Last King of Scotland director Kevin MacDonald is an odd-duck hybrid of a teenage summer romance and an apocalyptic nightmare.  503 more words

Netflix Instant/Criterion

History in Films: The Last King of Scotland

The Last King of Scotland (2006) directed by Kevin MacDonald is a savvy film showcasing fantastic acting by Forest Whitaker and James McAvoy. The film deviates from historical facts by inserting a fictional Scottish doctor, Dr. 516 more words


The folly of exporting democracy

The chief folly of the western mind lies in its its stubborn predisposition to the foolhardy belief that non whites think and act like westerners; or at least would attempt to do so under the right conditions. 715 more words

Conservative Values

Glaswegian Film Directors Part 1

Gordon Flemyng

Born in 1934, Flemyng was a Scottish director born in Glasgow, he died in 1995. Not only did he direct a number of television films but also a number of television series. 677 more words


How I Live Now - Meg Rosoff ; Kevin Macdonald

Il y a encore deux semaines de cela, je n’avais jamais entendu parler de How I Live Now. J’ai découvert l’existence de cette histoire via la bande annonce. 1,019 more words