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April
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Five Inspiring Books On The Subject Of Film

“You can argue forever about the content of film, its aesthetic, its style, even its moral posture; but the crucial imperative is to avoid boredom at all costs.” -Louis Bunuel. I think it’s pretty much well established that The Biographical Dictionary Of Film by David Thomson is one of the most cherished reference books on [...]

27
April
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Five Japanese Restaurants In London Worth Visiting

I wasn’t at all happy to see one of my favourite noodle restaurant, Ramen Seto, close for business on Kingly Street. The good news is that they still do exist but have changed location to Camden, just off Mornington Crescent tube. The bad news is that one of London’s busiest and most exploitative areas is [...]

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April
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DVD Purgatory #2

I do wonder how future generations will perceive us when they look back at the last ten years of film history and its trend towards turning thrilling, comic book heroes into brooding, introspective and emotionally unbalanced individuals wounded from dysfunctional parentage. Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy is the most obvious example. Can a comic book adventure [...]