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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

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Critics Review: Trainspotting

Central to this supremely confident film is Ewan McGregor. His performance as the heroin-enslaved Mark Renton still ranks as his best. He’s well aware of how pathetic his addiction is, but he’s utterly entranced with the highs that scoop him from the lowest of the lows. 197 more words

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The protests against caste - religious conversion to Islam

Jaya Menon, The Other Conversion Story, Round Table India, 5 January 2015 (link)

Umer Kaiyum, a 79-year-old retired Tamil pandit who converted to escape caste hatred, still maintains close ties with his father’s brother, M Subramanian and his family.

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BFI Classic: The Acid House

By the simple law of averages you’re bound to like at least some portion of a portmanteau or multi-story film. If one tale doesn’t interest you, rest assured there’s another one on the way. 134 more words

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The Acid House: Editor's Choice

The three segments of The Acid House, a new film based on the short stories of Irvine Welsh, revolve around the author’s favorite theme: altered states. 189 more words

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Filth: Sex and Loathing in Edinburgh

Not long ago James McAvoy finished a brutal run as Macbeth, and he’s back in Filth as another manic Scotsman hurtling towards self-destruction. The setting is Nineties Edinburgh, and his character, dodgy policeman Bruce Robertson, has a Machiavellian genius for getting one over on his copper colleagues, until his addiction-fuelled luck runs out, and he comes crashing down. 182 more words

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