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Of Culture and People

Telly, Film and In Between

A young British magician arrives in New York with a suitcase full of magical creatures. When they escape, our young Newt Scamander goes on the journey to catch them before … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye – The Aftermath of 9/11

A deaf lady gets a job at the FBI, under a “special project”, at the department of fingerprinting. But she knew she could do more and marched into HR and … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Is Killgrave the scariest villain?

“Most terrifying bad guy on television”, “Marvel’s best villain ever”, “Marvel’s creepiest villain yet”, David Tennant’s magnificent performance as Killgrave in Marvel’s Netflix series Jessica Johns won the character these … Continue reading

August 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

When Heroes Fly – Review

Aviv, Benda, Himler and Duby were inseparable. The four of them and Yaeli. But then came the war and tore them apart and each of them dealt with it in … Continue reading

July 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

British Academy Summer Showcase – ideas worth spreading…

I discovered the British Academy Summer Showcase quite by chance, and what a lucky chance it was! A yearly event, the British Academy showcase presents the public with some of … Continue reading

June 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where music became prayer

Under the cloudy London skies at Trafalgar Square, the West End Live event was underway. The stage is set. The performers excited, zipping up the costumes and warming up their … Continue reading

June 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Curroption of the Best is Worst of All

Aiden Hoynes (David Tennant), Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, resigns from parliament as a protest against the policy of the prime minister, but everyone knows it is … Continue reading

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Best Way to Fit in is to Stand Out

Kinky Boots has all it takes to make a great story. An unlikely and reluctant hero, an unexpected situation, a challenge, a change and a victory. And if we get … Continue reading

May 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dante’s Korean Comedy

What do Spielberg’s E.T and Saving Private Ryan, Dante’s Devine Comedy and Anderson’s Snow Queen have in common? They are all well-known Western cultural treasures. And they all appear in … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Broadchurch – Not Just Law and Order

Police detective series usually follow a known pattern: a crime is committed, the police are called, an investigation ensued and hopefully, classically, the culprit is apprehended. End of story. Order … Continue reading

March 12, 2018 · Leave a comment
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