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All the Money in the World - Review

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Shortly before the release date of All the Money in the World, Ridley Scott made the abrupt decision to reshoot every scene involving Kevin Spacey’s portrayal of J. 798 more words

Film Reviews

All the Money in the World

06/01/18

You have to admire Ridley Scott. At eighty years old, he seems to have levels of energy and commitment that would put younger directors to shame. 438 more words

Film

All the Money in the World


All the Money in the World (2017)
★★★★ / ★★★★

We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation. — Anthony Burgess

Christopher Plummer’s eyes are the stars of “All the Money in the World,” a dramatic thriller involving a teenager (Charlie Plummer) kidnapped in Italy during the early 1970s and his grandfather who refuses to pay a cent for his ransom despite the fact that the old man is the most successful capitalist in the history of the world. 473 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

Beast Wagon: The Belly of the Beast

Since the beginning of time, every culture on earth has utilised animal imagery to find meaning. From shamanism and totemism to the classical myths of the Greco-Roman period, humans have used animals as a kind of mirror, reflecting qualities and abilities we can no longer find within ourselves. 939 more words

Mythology

John Pearson (1613-1686) on the catholicity of the Church

John Pearson (1613-1686) was, without question, the preeminent Reformed divine in the Church of England after the Restoration. Pearson was Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at Cambridge (1661-1673), Master of Jesus College, Cambridge (1660-1662), Master of Trinity College, Cambridge (1662-1672), and Bishop of Chester (1673-1686). 2,477 more words

Dogmatics/Systematic Theology

Made in Chelsea - Where Did Literary James Bond Really Live?

Article by David Salter

James Bond lived in Chelsea, a pleasant and, these days very expensive, area south-west of Central London. Beyond that the information provided by Ian Fleming is pretty blurred. 766 more words

Incidental Intelligence

10 (more) fictional character addresses in London – 10. 30 Wellington Square, Chelsea...

We finish this series on fictional London with the home of another of London’s most famous fictional spies – James Bond.

In Ian Fleming’s books about the adventures of 007, he has the spy living in a ground-floor flat in a “converted Regency house” in a “plane tree’d square” off the King’s Road. 127 more words

Twentieth Century