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Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights (1978)

Every so often in your life, you will hear a song that makes you go: “What the fuck was that?”. At the age of 9, sometime in the January of 1978, I had such a moment when I heard Kate Bush sing “Wuthering Heights” for the first time. 1,158 more words

Miss You (object no.156)

This little porcelain calf ornament is another one of the china animals from my collection that I’ve kept for sentimental reasons, even though this one was not a gift from a relative or friend or anyone else: I bought it for myself, on a sixth form college student union trip to Copenhagen when I was 17. 899 more words


The power of nightmares.

This week I have been quite excited, mainly because a certain book is on it’s way through the post. Although I am a very keen reader, it’s not that often I get over excited by the release of a book. 656 more words

Doctor Who

"Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers ... (1971)

William Harrison “Bill” Withers, Jr. (born July 4, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985.[1] He recorded a number of major hits, including “Lean on Me”, “Ain’t No Sunshine”, “Use Me”, “Just the Two of Us”, “Lovely Day”, and “Grandma’s Hands”. 164 more words


#864 Being There (1979)

#864 Being There 

1979 // USA // Hal Ashby

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Holyification of Innocence

The ending scene from Hal Ashby’s 1979 film Being There has been stuck in my mind perpetually after only viewing the film once several years ago, it’s arguably a WTF moment. 724 more words

Criterion Collection

Buenos Aires Herald: New website shines light on legacy of dictatorship-era legislation

Buenos Aires Herald: New website shines light on legacy of dictatorship-era legislation. “A new website, Las Leyes de la Dictadura (‘Laws of the dictatorship’), that launched this week has pulled back the curtain on dictatorship-era legislation, indicating how the legacy of those dark years shapes today’s country. 66 more words

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Murmur of the Heart (1971)

“Children, there’ll be no sermon today. The news from Dien Bien Phu is very troubling. The last survivors face hand-to-hand combat outnumbered ten to one. Let us pray for those heroes who’ve gained the world’s admiration in recent weeks and particularly for two of our students who enlisted, Francois Barsac and Pierre de Chambiges. 342 more words