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Assassin (Taiwan/HK/China 2015)

Assassin is the kind of film that you don’t expect to understand after a single screening. As I left the cinema an audience member spoke to an usher who asked him what he thought of the film. 1,987 more words


Literary Adaptations: Web Series

This blog post is written by Tasneem Pocketwala

When I first discovered that there was such a thing as literary web series, way back in 2012 in the form of…

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Sunset Song – A Second View

Keith reported on Sunset Song after its inclusion in the Leeds Film Festival. Seeing it now on general release, I recognise several of the points he raises and it is certainly a ‘flawed’ film in several respects. 1,769 more words

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On Alan Rickman

As you likely already know, Alan Rickman died yesterday after a bout with cancer. He was 69.

I’m going to be completely honest here. I didn’t even know his name. 149 more words

{From My Shelves} Top Five Books on My Winter TBR

So my Fall TBR wasn’t entirely a success. Out of the five books on my to-read list, I only finished two of them–and they were the short ones. 619 more words


‘Sherlock: Case of Evil’ (2002) [TV Movie] - Review (***)

Director: Graham Theakston
Writer: Piers Ashworth
Distribution: USA Network, Miramax Films – UK/Swiss Co-Production
James D’Arcy – Sherlock Holmes
Roger Morlidge – Dr. John Watson… 501 more words


"I've got nothing to lose!": 'Sherlock: Case of Evil' (2002) [TV Movie] - Recap (***)

Director: Graham Theakston
Writer: Piers Ashworth
Distribution: USA Network, Miramax Films – UK/Swiss Co-Production
James D’Arcy – Sherlock Holmes
Roger Morlidge – Dr. John Watson… 5,684 more words