From the daily archives:

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Cine-East Film Club Presents #22: 1944, Hail The Conquering Hero (Preston Sturges)

September 15, 2013

“They say opportunity’s only got one hair on his head and you gotta grab it while it’s going by and dog it down or you mightn’t get another chance.” (Sgt Julius Heppelfinger) In my Cine-East Film Club Re-launch Preview post of a month or so back, I mentioned that there were some major gaps in […]

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Week 37: Villain – Michael Gove

September 15, 2013

This week, our award for greatest villain of the last seven days goes to the Education Secretary, Michael Gove Imagine, if you will, Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for Education caked in white foundation, with a towering beehive white wig, a pearl choker around his neck and a billowing white dress displaying a generous bosom. […]

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Week 37: Hero – Raquel Rolnik

September 15, 2013

This Week’s Hero of the Week is the UN Rapporteur on Human Rights, Raquel Rolnik for exposing to the world the disgrace that is the bedroom tax Sometimes you can tell that someone has done the right thing by the nature of the reaction to it.   In the case this week of the report of […]

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Week 37: Prat – Sarah Teather

September 15, 2013

This week’s prat award goes to former Children’s Minister, and Lib Dem MP, Sarah Teather for announcing that she is to step down as an MP at the 2015 general election because of “some aspects of government policy”. Surely anyone who resigns because of current government policy should be given a hero award? In the […]

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#757: 2013, Arcade Fire, Reflektor

September 15, 2013

I have been banging on about this song all week. Arcade Fire have recently embarked on a subliminal graffiti campaign across New York to build awareness towards the release date of their new song – Reflektor. The anticipation and speculation for their new song has gradually grown into a social media frenzy, culminating with the […]

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