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ONE HAND CLAPPING

Adapted and directed by Lucia Cox

Based on a short novel by Anthony Burgess, this mordant take on middle class life in postwar Britain seeks to examine the impact of consumerism on the machinations of everyday life and love. 364 more words

Gone, you are, and gone, am I

My love,

 

Two years to the day. Two years I’ve spent living as half a person. Has it only been two years since I lost you? 958 more words

Cyrano de Bergerac: duelling meets the gymnasium?

Lorne Campbell’s decision to stage Cyrano de Bergerac in a gymnasium is very strange indeed. But in spite of this, it’s still a production worth seeing. 1,832 more words

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“Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore and you sleep alone.” – Anthony Burgess

A Clockwork Orange (1971) Time to Bring Back the Horrorshow O’ My Brothers?

There are few films, if any, that have caused as much controversy as Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange. You only have to say the title and it fills some people with a sense of revulsion; and, as is the way with most controversial topics, some are unable to look past the horror of the violence and insist upon taking the film at face value. 635 more words

Film Reviews

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. 

Anthony Burgess

May 14, 1962: The original U.K. edition of A Clockwork Orange was published 53 years ago today.

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A Clockwork Controversy

By Jamie Carnie

Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film A Clockwork Orange is commonly known as one of the most notorious and controversial films around.

The film follows the story of anti-hero Alex and his gang of droogs as they terrorise a dystopian futuristic British society, engaging in a bit of the old ultraviolence, until Alex is sent to jail. 110 more words

Violence