From the daily archives:

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Cine-East Film Club Presents #42: 1977, Cross Of Iron (Sam Peckinpah)

April 6, 2014

Captain Kiesel:   ‘Men like Steiner are our last hope and in that sense he is a truly dangerous man’. This week’s Cine-East Film Club Presentation is the third of our five planned tributes to major film figures who have died so far this year (they really have been dropping like flies), following The Talented Mr […]

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Week 14: Villain – Maria Miller

April 6, 2014

This week, our panel have unanimously given our Villain of the Week award to Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, The Right “Honourable” Maria Miller Maria Miller was found by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, Kathryn Hudson, to have over-claimed on the mortgage for her family home in Wimbledon, which she had claimed […]

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Week 14: Prat – Most Reverend Justin Welby

April 6, 2014

Yep, this week’s Prat is the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby. The Church of England will not allow gay marriages in its churches. Why? Well, thus far we’ve heard a number of excuses – ranging from the ecclesiastical, it is banned in Leviticus, to the procedural, we’ll probably get around to one […]

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Week 14: Hero – Anja Niedringhaus

April 6, 2014

This Week’s Hero of the Week is German photojournalist Anja Neidringhaus who was killed in Afghanistan while covering the presidential election Journalists get a lot of stick.  Rightly. The disgraceful behavior of the News of the World over phone hacking and the brutal bully boy ideological journalism of the Daily Mail have given the whole […]

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