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TV Review: Act of God

The Crown

S1, E4: ‘Act of God’

In which a yellow fog rubs its back upon a constitutional crisis

Grade: B

The Crown turns in an ambitious, frustrating episode about the tunnel vision of the powerful, and making a virtue of inactivity. 1,260 more words

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TV Review: The Crown: Windsor

The Crown

S1, E3: ‘Windsor’

In which The Crown asks ‘What’s in a name?’

Grade: B+

The Crown turns in its strongest episode yet in an hour-long meditation on names. 1,749 more words

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The Crown (Netflix 2016 - Review)

Monarchy is God’s sacred mission to grace and dignify the earth, to give ordinary people an ideal to strive towards, an example of nobility and duty to raise them in their wretched lives.”

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The Crown - new trailer

Queen Elizabeth II struggles between being a monarch and her relationship with her family in the brand new trailer for The Crown. 47 more words


Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

2016 #151
Woody Allen | 93 mins | streaming (HD) | 2.35:1 | USA & UK / English | 12 / PG-13*

Woody Allen’s 44th film is a Sunday-afternoon-style period comedy, which nonetheless manages to touch on issues of existentialism and the meaning of life. 336 more words

4 Stars

The Crown - new images

A series of new images for Netflix’s upcoming royal drama The Crown have been released. 91 more words


If Wives Do Fall - Recent Perspectives of Emilia's Speech in Othello

The character of Emilia is often overlooked in Shakespeare’s Othello, and it is easy to see why. The issues of racism and domestic violence dominate the action, leaving the wife of scheming Iago and attendant to Desdemona to fall into the shadows. 452 more words