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USA: the art of lying
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USA: the art of lying

Our teenage “tough” hero Rock Hudson is changing. He is remembered from the film “Giant” as one giant. Marilyn Monroe seemed to do all sorts of things, but survived because she wrote good poetry.     Armando Orozco   Interesting things can be seen throughout Fragments (edited by Bernard Comment […]

“Beat Girl”: Cinema, internet and games
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“Beat Girl”: Cinema, internet and games

On the 10th ov May the UK will present the first independent feature film launched through a multimedia platform.  . For many years, the production of contemporary independent cinema has signified a constant effort to break away from the cinema industry that produces Hollywood blockbusters. In the last decade, these […]

Do you hear the people sing?  One Day More
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Do you hear the people sing? One Day More

Recently Tom Hooper’s stunning adaptation of Victor Hugo’s incredible novel ‘Les Miserables’, has brought to light that despite significant technological changes, social issues have fundamentally remained stagnant. Georgina Campbell Writing in the backdrop of the French Revolution, Victor Hugo was in the middle of a social upheaval as questions of […]