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Estate, a Reverie (2015)

SPECIAL SCREENING FILM REVIEW
Seen at BFI Southbank (NFT3), London, Thursday 28 August 2015

Most of the documentaries that gain an official release tell a story, usually about an interesting individual or group of people who have done something special or unusual (I feel like I’ve seen… 965 more words

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Gascoigne (2015)

FILM REVIEW
Seen at home (Blu-ray), London, Wednesday 12 August 2015

It’s fair to say my resolution has exposed me to plenty of films I wouldn’t ordinarily have watched this year, but I didn’t expect one of them to be a documentary about an English football player. 223 more words

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Happy Girl Cup

Looks to be the same as the Eva Cup, and possibly is one of the rebranded Aneer/cheap Chinese cups.

The only info the listings give is that the large size has a capacity of 20mls.  902 more words

The Cups

The Beating Heart of Yes

I was saddened last week to learn of the death of Chris Squire, founder member and bassist of the progressive rock band Yes. More than just a band member, he was a key creative force throughout the band’s four-decade career, and was massively influential both as a songwriter and bass player. 177 more words

Rock Music

The Who vs. Glastonbury (Part 1)

This weekend is Glastonbury. It’s an amazing event, and is billed as a ‘festival of contemporary performing arts’. Classic Rock fans will be delighted to know that The Who are headlining on Sunday, and no doubt Pete Townshend is delighted that his band is classified under ‘contemporary performing arts’. 612 more words

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London Road (2015)

NEW RELEASE FILM REVIEW
Seen at Picturehouse Central, London, Monday 15 June 2015

The Wikipedia entry, at least when I checked it, called this film a “musical mystery thriller film”, but I don’t think that’s right. 450 more words

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A Vida Invisível (The Invisible Life, 2013)

NEW RELEASE FILM REVIEW
Seen at ICA, London, Thursday 23 April 2015

I don’t imagine much of Portuguese cinema is strange, oblique and dark, but if you’re judging on the basis of what gets released over here, particularly the efforts of… 206 more words

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