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Freedom of Information Act consultation a 'full frontal attack', says actor Michael Sheen

Actor Michael Sheen has added his voice to calls for the Freedom of Information Act to be protected, warning it is under “full frontal attack” by the Government. 95 more words


Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)

Based on Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel of the same name, Far from the Madding Crowd is a sweltering and sordid motion picture from Thomas Vinterberg. This 2015 period piece features a screenplay by David Nicholls and nails down some seriously intense melodrama, blowing through a soapy tale of rocky circumstance with all the subtlety of a thunderstorm. 634 more words


Into Film Project: 12 - Under Milk Wood

The next film (albeit out of order) in my Into Film Project is Under Milk Wood for Dylan Thomas’ birthday on 27th October. As he died on 9th November 1953, it seems fitting to post this review now. 234 more words

Five Great Performances With No Oscar Chance

I know the Oscars aren’t a proper a benchmark on what the best of any given year turns out to be. This is something we have all accepted. 636 more words


Popcorn bowl – Far from the Madding Crowd

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In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.

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Charlotte Bruus Christensen is the true star of Thomas Vinterberg’s exquisitely produced film version of the classic Thomas Hardy novel Far From the Madding Crowd. Christensen is a camera artist that I’ve previously not been aware of, but now my attention is on full alert. 283 more words

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A Sarah of Substance: Silverman Turns Serious as Suburban Addict in 'I Smile Back'

One thing that you are probably not taught in J-school: how to tell a celebrity during an interview that you found their latest performance unwatchable. Forget the career in journalism, actually: it’s just poor social form. 2,546 more words