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20 Miles From An Act Of Justice

20 Miles From An Act Of Justice

The Romans used to call it “Bread and Circuses”. The expression refers to keeping the public happy with “shallower” forms of entertainment – to distract them from more pressing or, to use an unfashionable term, worthier concerns.  Perhaps the Academy...
Fightin’ Filmmakers

Fightin’ Filmmakers

In Mikaela Cumbers’ earlier nifty little article, we were introduced to some of the bon mots of military men who also made careers in the movies.  In the build up to the release of Tom Petch’s The Patrol, and as an aspirant seeking to follow across this somewhat...
Tarantino’s Fit Of Pardonable Pique?

Tarantino’s Fit Of Pardonable Pique?

As Tarantino is the de-facto celebrity-director of our time, one of a very small number widely recognised by the general public, his pronouncements and actions usually gain a somewhat disproportionate traction amongst film commentators and in general media buzz.  The...