June 8, 2020

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[Spoilers Ahead]

The first series of Liz Feldman’s Dead to Me began with an unlikely friendship
between Jen (Christina Applegate), a recently widowed, cynical real-estate agent, and Judy (Linda Cardellini) an optimistic care-home assistant who...

June 7, 2020

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As a teenager, I had always assumed that Fight Club was an orgy of excess and violence; largely mindless but nonetheless occasionally whispered about on the school playground. Truthfully, those school-ground discussions were likely refer...

May 8, 2020

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This article contains spoilers, which is impressive considering the fact that there have been porn films with more in-depth plots than the one screenwriter Joe Russo rustled up here.

Extraction fell onto the cliche tree and hit every bran...

May 1, 2020

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We are living through an extraordinary period. One we never imagined at the start of the year, separated prolongingly from those we cherish. Admits the tally of suffering that we have despairingly been subjected to, either personally or...

April 25, 2020

At time of writing, singer-songwriter Fiona Apple’s newest album Fetch the Bolt Cutters has only been out a couple of days, yet it already looks like it’s going to be the most acclaimed album of 2020. Despite having been recording music for more than two decades, Apple...

March 10, 2020

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I have not always liked George Miller, aka Joji. Growing up I was, of course, aware of Miller’s early fame as the crass, sketch-based YouTuber ‘Filthy Frank’. It was this act that first put him on the radar of many, and which gave birth to...

March 10, 2020

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The task is simple: finish the essay due tomorrow. Fingers charging through pages looking for the perfect quotes, the number of opened PDF files on the computer screen creates a chaotic image of stress. A...

March 10, 2020

Of course, all the Studio Ghibli films are worth watching. Since its foundation in 1985, the studio has achieved what most great auteur directors would have reason to envy. But as some of them rank among the finest pieces of animation ever made, it is essential to know...

March 9, 2020

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The opening scene of Justified shows US Deputy Marshal Raylan Givens walking into a bar in Miami and briefly conversing with a known criminal before shooting him dead. That description might seem a little casual, but the show treats the se...

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