Category: Films

  • Art of Motion

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    Art of Motion

    This is just fun. Have been looking at stop-motion animation quite a bit recently and this cropped up.

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  • Film: The Last Lap – Help!

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    Over a year ago I took the plunge and decided to try out an MA for size, purely on the grounds that it was self indulgent and dovetailed into the demands of teaching and the changing face of the curriculum (pre-election – of course). Well, I’m delighted to say I have survived so far. I…

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  • The Eagle of the Ninth

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    The Eagle of the Ninth

    Delighted to hear that there’s going to be a film made of the Rosemary Sutcliff book, The Eagle of the the Ninth. I remember being totally hooked by this when I first read it – I can’t remember how old I was, early teans? I’ve lost my original book so I’m buying it again before…

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  • Pop Art Blue

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    Brilliant opening sequence by PolitelyHomicidal. It features Roy Lichtenstein’s comic strip works, of course Andy Warhol portraits, and others from the Pop Art movement, but also the much overlooked Richard Hamilton’s Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing?

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  • Found Eric yet?

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    Found Eric yet?

    Looking for Eric – what a gem. I loved this film. It’s beautifully crafted. I don’t know how they catch people reacting to each other so naturally. The central character is the most unlikely hero. He’s certainly not your Alfa Male, but he’s just lovely and he has your sympathy right from the start. I…

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