Anthony Shaffer was one of the most celebrated English playwrights in the 70’s (between Frenzy, The Wicker Man and Sleuth) which is why his decision to write Absolution, a wickedly surreptitious horror film set in a Catholic school might seem incongruous from an outsider’s point-of-view. 250 more words
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“Inside The Wicker Man is a treat for all cinemagoers, exhaustively researched and achieving a near-perfect balance between history, trivia and serious analysis. Allan Brown describes the filming and distribution of the cult masterpiece as a ‘textbook example of ‘How Things Should Never Be Done’. 771 more words
Interview on Libya crisis with Colonel Anthony Shaffer former Dia officer now tv commentator and bestseller writer
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Syria’s bloody mess, Iraq’s State fading, Egypt’s democratic step back and Libya’s quagmire are just a short list of MENA (Middle East and North Africa) area crisis record.
Suddenly the obituary count is once again ratchetting up with the same rapidity as it was doing at the beginning of this benighted year. In the past weekend, we have lost Caroline Aherne, Michael Cimino and Elie Weisel, and now it’s the turn of Robin Hardy. 679 more words