From the daily archives:

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Cine-East Film Club Presents #39: 1992, Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood)

March 9, 2014

William Munny: ‘It’s a hell of a thing, killing a man’. After a weekend off last week for Oscar Sunday (the traditional occasion of the posting of my top 10 films of the previous year), the Cine-East Film Club is back.   Inspired by last week’s Academy Awards and the thoroughly deserved success of 12 Years […]

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#864: 1978, Chic, Le Freak

March 9, 2014

We have reached our sixth song in our series on great basslines. Rather than go for the more predictable rock, punk or indie canon, like Charlie East-West I’ve opted for a bit of disco. Unlike many of our other picks, you have to wait until halfway through for Chic‘s bassline really to come into its […]

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Week 10: Villain – The Met Police

March 9, 2014

This week’s Villan’s are the Metropolitan Police. The bastards. I’ve always tried to have a healthy respect for the Police, I’ve always tried to resist calling them nicknames such as pigs and filth and what have you – then you hear the stories of undercover police officers entering into false relationships with environmental protection activists […]

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Week 10: Prat – David Cameron

March 9, 2014

This Week’s Prat of the Week Award goes to the Prime Minister, David Cameron for yet further examples of his paper thin PR-man approach to running the country. As time goes on it becomes increasingly clear that David Cameron is the least serious Prime Minister the country has probably ever had, at least in the […]

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Week 10: Heroes – Sir Patrick Stewart and Rob Delaney

March 9, 2014

This week’s hero award goes to actor Sir Patrick Stewart and comedian Rob Delaney for lampooning David Cameron’s selfie photo image of himself on the phone to Barack Obama. David Cameron often gives off the impression of treating politics like a bit of fun. A born to rule mentality but without any gut instinct. So, […]

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