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Tuesday, June 3 2014

‘Runaways’, Rebellion and Reissue

Aimed at younger viewers, this BFI period collection about runaways and tearaways manages a good mix of entertainment, education and social commentary.


Tuesday, September 13 2011

Shooting Stars - Vic and Bob Return

Those masters of the surreal, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, are back for another series of the BBC panel show. Celebrities, get ready to run for the hills...


Wednesday, May 11 2011

‘Sliding Doors’ Meets ‘Mad Men’: ‘The Awakening Conscience’ in James Hill’s ‘Lunch Hour’

Clever and strategic emblems placed along the way define this modern cinematic take on Holman Hunt's The Awakening Conscience.


Monday, December 13 2010

‘Shadows of Progress’ Is a Testament to the Best in Documentary Filmmaking

This is one of the best DVD releases of the year. It's so substantial, and so thorough, that it becomes not so much a DVD collection as a small, single-subject library of film.


Thursday, December 9 2010

Some Holiday Fun With Mr. Bean


Sunday, March 7 2010

The Pleasure Garden

The Pleasure Garden is a very engaging curiosity, and should be applauded for its inquisitive, progressive and cheeky exploration of love, sexuality and art.


Friday, April 18 2008

Thoughts on the British Empire, both tragic and comic


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