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Film Review: A Quiet Passion

Despite some claims, A Quiet Passion, a biographical study of Massachusetts-residing poet Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886), isn’t Liverpool-born writer/direc…

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Film Review: Kedi

YouTube was partially involved in the production of Kedi, a surprisingly moving documentary from producer/director Ceyda Torun, so you might perhaps be forgiven…


Colonel Light’s Spanish Connection

In the early nineteenth century, joining the local forces fighting Napoleon in Spain was a group of British soldiers and engineers who would later be central to…

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Film Review: Una

Una is drawn from a vaguely factually-based 2005 play by David Harrower (Blackbird) and the first feature film directed by the Adelaide-born Flinders University…


Book Review: Dead Souls

14 months ago I read and enthusiastically reviewed Angela Marsons’ Lost Girls. Her plot was so gripping, her story so well told, that I promptly got hold of two…