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A Kind of Fever: The Story of Adèle H. (1975)

“The year is 1863. For two years now, the United States has been torn apart by a civil war. Will Great Britain recognize the independence of the southern Confederacy and join in war against the Yankees? 2,170 more words

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The Rum Diary--Movie Review

The Rum Diary—My view

For a retired rum drinker(correction a retired from rum drinking) person this movie is a sight for sore eyes. The glorification and consumption of rum and other hallucinogens is of gigantic levels. 457 more words

Horrorible Review: "They All Love Jack"

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They All Love Jack

The first time I read a book about Jack the Ripper was forty years ago when I came across a slim white volume while drifting through the library stacks for fun.  1,488 more words

Horrorible Review

The Writing on the Wall: Jack the Ripper - Case Cracked?

Review: Bruce Robinson, They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper (London: Fourth Estate, 2015), pp. 850, RRP £25.00

Read all about it: Jack the Ripper. Case closed, again. 1,455 more words

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Is This Jack the Ripper? Presenting 2015's Craziest, Scariest Book

With irritable, first-rate novels like Against the Country and After Birth, 2015 has proven itself something of “the year of the literary rant,” so it checks out that one of the best books of the Halloween season (and it is a “season” in publishing) is a breathless, 800-page complaint against “the cupidity and institutionalized hypocrisy” of Victorian England’s ruling elite. 723 more words

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Jack the Ripper: has Bruce Robinson solved the world's most famous crime?

After 15 years of research, the director of Withnail and I believes he has cracked the most enduring mystery in British criminal history.

‘I honestly think,’ Bruce Robinson says, ‘I’ve nailed the horrible f***er.’ He points to the photograph on the desk.

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Movie Marathon: Cosy Autumn Edition

So far, Autumn 2015 has been a funny ol’ time for me. I’m currently occupying that uncomfortable space between graduating from uni and making a start on my career plan, or even formulating a career plan (to borrow a line from Avenue Q: … 980 more words

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