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Being Julia

From the description of Being Julia, I didn’t get my hopes up very high. It sounded like a mildly interesting period piece, probably decent quality but not something that would make all that great an impression on me. 1,273 more words


Fish Tank

Mia is the epitome of the “troubled teen,” in this case a British troubled teen. She is 15 years old and lives in a rundown neighborhood in East London on a council estate (public housing—kind of like “the projects” in the U.S.). 2,206 more words


Trespass Against Us

“I can’t live like this no more. I can’t do it. I’ve had enough.” 337 more words



Wetherby examines psychological and moral issues that are of interest to me, and it does so in a way that acknowledges their complexity and ambiguity. Yet it never drew me in more than modestly. 794 more words


Red Riding: 1983

Red Riding: 1983 is the third film of the Red Riding made-for-TV British cop drama trilogy set in a fictitious riding (a “riding” is an administrative unit like a county) in Yorkshire in the north of England. 473 more words


Red Riding: 1980

Red Riding: 1980 is the second made-for-TV British film in the Red Riding trilogy. The films are fictional, though they incorporate elements of real life. They are cop dramas, set in Yorkshire. 539 more words


Red Riding: 1974

Red Riding was first broadcast as a UK made-for-TV trilogy of movies. The three movies are cop dramas set in Yorkshire in northern England. A “riding” is a governmental administrative unit, like a county. 1,670 more words