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I am attending a course on Writing On Film at the Picturehouse Hackney. It is led by Barbara Knorpp and Allan Bairstow. The first session gave me the opportunity of looking at Andre Bazin again. In my youth I used to … Continue reading

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Kermode, French, Bradshaw and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

My daughter mentioned very casually that Mark Kermode, film critic, found The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel ‘charming’, and that there had been some heated dissent from his listeners on Radio 5. As I suspected, this film, like all well-directed, well acted feel-good films, … Continue reading

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