Category Archives: 2010

Sarah’s Key

This film jumps between two periods of time. The first is Paris in 1942, principally what was known as the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup – which resulted in thousands of Parisian jews sent to Auschwitz for extermination. What made the event even more notorious is that the French Police were complicit in the roundup (something President Click here to read more…

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The Light Thief

Kyrgyzstan, as I know you’re about to tell me, is a former Soviet occupied country in Central Asia neighbouring Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and, of course China! And since independance in 1991 it has suffered much political instability owing to the high levels of corruption and prolific organised crime. Oh come on, you weren’t aware of Click here to read more…

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True Grit

When the Coen Brothers announced they were remaking the John Wayne classic True Grit, one could be forgiven for shuddering slightly. After all, their remake of  The Ladykillers was a notoriously bad decision. But then again when you think of their more successful films, notably Fargo, O Brother Where Art Thou? and No Country For Click here to read more…

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