Articles tagged british film

‘Kes’: The Bird Appropriate to the Common Man

A phrase attributed to Truman Capote might well be applied to Billy Casper and his kestrel, as well: The world is not kind to little things.

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Kim Newman’s Guide to the Flipside of British Cinema: Weird, Wonderful and Back Again

Newman’s love for the Flipside film collection is clear, and he is thankfully erudite and passionate enough to argue convincingly that these works – although often strikingly weird and low budget – are nevertheless culturally important

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This ‘Fish Tank’ Is a Harsh Place

Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes, Fish Tank is a stunning rites of passage story, written and directed by the Oscar-winning filmmaker of Red

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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