Films

A series of short summaries, and ratings (out of five), of the films I’ve been to see recently… Zero Dark Thirty Dir. Kathryn Bigelow, written and produced by Mark Boal Fiction based on (some) fact, this film documents the US government’s hunt for, and assassination of, Bin Laden. Jessica Chastain plays Maya, a CIA officer,

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The role of reporter

This morning, whilst eating bran flakes and drinking tea, I was listening to Radio 4 between intermittent discussions with Rich. I heard them say ‘Mantel’ and ‘The Duchess of Cambridge’ and ceased conversation with Rich to give my full attention to the mention of two, seemingly antithetical, women in the limelight. What I heard was

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