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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Best of Enemies (Home) a documentary film on the series of televised debates in 1968 between the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. The debates were on live TV at the Republican and Democratic conventions … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch….Shirley Valentine (1989), written by Liverpool playwright Willy Russell and starring Pauline Collins. Living in Liverpool in the 80s as I did was to be part a cultural renaissance for working class writers. TV drama led the country with programmes … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…Utopia..a new film by John Pilger; a journalist committed to telling stories about people without power. In this film he returns home to Australia and tells the story of the First Nations people ( the Aborigines), a story he has … Continue reading

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