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- Fisherman's Friends (Chris Foggin 2019) 22 November 2019Mark Kermode said, If you want to take against this, there's plenty of material, but why would you want you?' A group of Cornish fishermen make an LP that is a big success. It could have been a great movie. It's not. But the sea shanties are nice and the movie doesn't have a vicious frame in its length.
- The Report (Scott Z Burns 2019) 15 November 2019Annette Bening as Diane Feinstein and Adam Driver as Daniel Jones are terrific in this account of producing a report on the CIA's vile Enhanced Interrogation Techniques as used for a number of years after 9/11, and of the struggle to have the report released. There are horribly graphic scenes of torture, and a lot of plodding political intrigue. Watchin […]
- De Profundis (Oscar Wilde / Dino Dimitriadis / Paul Capsis 1897 ...) 13 November 2019Oscar Wilde's letter to 'Bosie' written in Reading Gaol has been presented in readings by Patti Smith, Ralph Fiennes, Maxine Peake, Colm Tóibín, Ben Whishaw and Neil Bartlett. I saw this reading of an abridged version by Paul Capsis, Australian national treasure, with members of my Book Group. Inexplicably, Capsis's reading avoided natura […]
- Pain and Glory (Pedro Almadóvar 2019) 9 November 2019This is a film in the Late Style as described by Edward Said. It's engrossing, intensely personal, all over the place, and completely absorbing. It's kind of Eight and a Half without the clever-dickery. In fact, Almadóvar without the clever-dickery. Great performances from Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz.
- Crow College (Emma Lew 2019) 9 November 2019New poetry.
- Fisherman's Friends (Chris Foggin 2019) 22 November 2019
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- November verse 9: Sauna soliloquy continued
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- November Verse 7 & Proust Progress Report 3
- Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know at the Book Group, plus November Verse 6
- November verse 5: 11 November 2019
- Ashley Kalagian Blunt, My Name is Revenge; November Verse 4
- November verse 3: Woman with knife
- November verse 2: Grandfatherhood
- November Verse 1: Jacarandas
- Journal Blitz 4
- Proust Progress Report 2: The end of Swann’s Way
- Hope and the Climate Emergency
- Édouard Louis, Who Killed My Father
- Susan Hill’s Black Sheep
- Ruby Reads (16): Other books by …