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Daily Archives: October 16, 2014

Starting his working life as a copywriter and director in advertising for over a decade, British auteur Alan Parker (b. 1944), while not the most subtle of directors to work in the industry, has created some of the most indelible, emotionally unsentimental and truthful of films over the past half century. Breaking onto the cinematic landscape with the startling, unique… Read more »

16 October 2014 | Features, Film Lists

Is anybody else tired of hearing “they don’t make them like they used to”? It is easy to be cynical about the artistic output of one’s own generation. With hindsight behind the classics of old, it is easy to feel that the grass was greener in times of old. Sure, it’s easy to look at indie gems like Reservoir Dogs… Read more »

16 October 2014 | Features, Film Lists