Category: Mostly Film

The Long Good Friday

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The Long Good Friday is rereleased today – Sarah Slade looks at its evocation of the changing face of London

Charles and Camilla Started early the day of the Jubilee Flotilla Charles and Camilla Started early the day of the Jubilee Flotilla

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Amy Sings the Blues

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Asif Kapadia’s documentary about the life and death of Amy Winehouse has been a fixture in the London top ten since its release. It has been praised for its sensitivity and dedication to a ‘true’ picture of Winehouse. But does it just follow a standard narrative for jazz musicians in the movies? Sarah and Martin Slade compare and contrast with the biopic of another jazz legend, Billie Holiday.

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Days like these?

I got invited to review “We Are Many” a documentary about the anti-war demos of 2003, though looking back to my blog posts at the time, I think I was more concerned about the death of my cat. Anyway, this is what I thought of the documentary…

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Sarah Slade watches We Are Many – a new documentary about popular opposition to the Iraq war – and she can’t help noticing what gets left out.

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