“Woman in Gold” has a rich story to tell. The true account of Maria Altmann’s fight to reclaim a famed Gustav Klimt painting of her aunt, “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” first stolen by the Nazis and then appropriated by Austria after the war, is laced with riveting history, deep and complex emotion, and fascinating bureaucracy. 711 more words
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This is going to be a slightly different post today.
As most people know, today starts the journey of Richard III being reburied. I am highly excited about this and as I live in Leicester, I planned to go and see the procession however as I am still unwell after my procedure last week, I will be watching it on TV. 308 more words
Lone Scherfig’s “The Riot Club” is a blistering attack on English society that argues the country’s class system is alive, thriving and totally unapologetic.
The adaptation of Laura Wade’s 2010 play “Posh” centers on an elite Oxford club for high society types and a raucous night out that ends in tragedy and a cover-up. 702 more words
Lone Scherfig’s The Riot Club will have you laughing until you’re suddenly not as these filthy, rich, spoilt, rotten elite’s get lost in their hierarchical world where it’s all about who you know and how much money you’ve got. 528 more words