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A Canterbury Tale

I’m really, really sad to say it, but I do not believe A Canterbury Tale is a good film. One of the World War II propaganda films by one of my favorite directing teams, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, … 707 more words

Films

Eurovision World Cup: Quarter Final 3: Ukraine v France


In the third of the quarter final matches of the Eurovision World Cup we will see Ukraine take on France. Ukraine were the runners up in group H and Jamala managed to beat Denmark in the knock out stages last week with 75%. 90 more words

Eurovision

ANZAC Day 2016

Those heroes that shed their blood
And lost their lives.
You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country.
Therefore rest in peace. 986 more words

General

Review: Ukraine- Jamala '1944'

Jamala will represent the Ukraine with politically sensitive and borderline controversial song ‘1944’. Read on to find out what we thought of it. 320 more words

Eurovision

Operation Overlord, June 6, 1944 (Photo)

Operation Overlord (the Normandy Landings), D-Day, 6 June 1944.  Men of the 13/18 Hussars on board LCT’s (Landing Craft Tanks) heading towards the Normandy beaches. 18 more words

Anthony Doerr shines a light on the shadows of the past

ALL THE LIGHT YOU CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr (Fourth Estate, 2014)

 "Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever" 396 more words
Books