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Arctic – a review

Arctic received a 10-minute standing ovation at its premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, which is to say, actor Mads Mikkelsen won the ovation, the film’s first-time writer-director Joe Penna relying entirely on his outstanding acting skills. Moreover, Mikkelsen … Continue reading

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The Great British Power Grab

“Scotland has one of the most powerful devolved parliaments in the world.”¬†D. Mundell Feckless ‘Fluffy’ Mundell, tartan rug to British fascists, forgot to mention what is given in loan is taken back with interest. The Tory regime, elected by few … Continue reading

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Car News: All-electric Fiat 500

A weekly look at all that sucks in the automobile industry and some good bits Car companies resurrecting past glories because nothing they produce now is as popular leave me in two minds. A case in point is Ford Mustang, … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon – a review

Normally I don’t go to cinemas to see children’s movies, though I once did when a practising teacher. I will make an effort to see the latest Pixar animation for its adult content worrying as one does, the story-lines might … Continue reading

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Taming Power

When the new culture, the new society has been established in Scotland we shall look back at all the puerile spats, frantic, inane trolls, unionist fabrications and manufactured disputes and insults with a comforting warmth knowing we surmounted them all. … Continue reading

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Peterloo – a review

There is always something suspicious about a cinema trailer that is too short to convey much¬†understanding of the content and tone. Did the advertising department use only the best bits and there were not many of those, or is the … Continue reading

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Black 47 – a review

Seeing Black 47 stays in the memory, and as a personal reaction, makes me furious no one will back a film of the Highland Clearances, no matter how the subject is treated. This attempt to tell the harrowing tale of … Continue reading

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