Films and me plus what i’ve watched this week

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I love films. From watching black and white Fred Astaire films on a Saturday night to doing my English degree dissertation on the two Scarface films and the development of the gangster film genre (which I wrote in the 2 weeks before the deadline after my dissertation ‘advisor’ said that what I’d written was just a history of the genre (err..yes?!) and didn’t include any feminist, Marxist or any other kind of nonsense critical theory then it was essentially worthless. Anyhoo, did fine with my degree in the end and whilst it instilled in me an intense dislike of assigning a particular form of critical theory to film, it didn’t affect my love for the form.

I embrace all film styles though and am no film snob, watching most things from foreign language classics to High School Musical with the exception of the Saw-type gore-porn of recents years. I have…

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