It says on the back that it ‘is to be worn at all times during the 2013 festival’. It doesn’t get me into any movies, but I’ll try to keep you informed about what it does get me into.
WP Bookblog Listing
- The Shepherd's Life (James Rebanks 2016) 20 November 2017For the Book Group.
- TV: Mammon Season 2 (Vegard Eriksen Stenberg 2017) 20 November 2017The first season went off into weird creepiness. The second is shaping up to be a complex political thriller without weirdness.
- Murder on the Orient Express (Kenneth Branagh 2017) 16 November 2017I thought this would be stupid fun. After all, how can you make a coherent movie about a crime with a dozen suspects? It wasn't fun. In fact, it makes me seriously consider kicking my movie habit. And it brings me close to deciding never to see another film directed by Kenneth Branagh.
- Call My Agent / Dix pour cent Series 2 (Fanny Herero 2017) 14 November 2017This would probably be even funnier if I recognised the film stars playing slightly humiliating versions of themselves but it's funny and sentimental and edgy – manages to have a three-way sex scene that is funny enough not to be embarrassing, for example). Only six episodes per season: the French know when to stop.
- Belvoir: Atlantis (Lally Katz 2017) 12 November 2017This started out promisingly with a fourth-wall busting personal account of a health crisis followed by a relationship break-up. Then came a long phone conversation with Telstra and a trip to New York looking for material for the protagonist's next play, and what had looked like a personal essay with some emotional heft became a series of disconnected e […]
- The Shepherd's Life (James Rebanks 2016) 20 November 2017
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- Philip Pullman’s Belle Sauvage
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- The Book Group and Svetlana Alexievich’s Chernobyl Prayer
- T G H Strehlow’s Journey to Horseshoe Bend & November verse 2
- November’s here
- Felicity Castagna’s No More Boats
- Lemire and Nguyen’s Descender continues
- The rest of Ed Brubaker’s Velvet
- Velvet and Descender begin
- Subbed In’s first books
- Boori Monty Prior & Jan Ormerod Shake a Leg