Category Archives: Movies

Movie Review: Bol

Although I grew up watching Indian movies, and enjoy watching world cinema, I have never – until now – seen a Pakistani film. I am not sure why this is. Perhaps I didn’t think that much of value in the visual … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Wadjda

Last Wednesday I went along to the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square to see Wadjda. Wadjda had been showing at the Prince Charles for about two months and this was my last chance to catch an evening viewing as … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Fire In Babylon

For the fifteen year period between 1980 and 1995, the West Indies utterly dominated world cricket. They were a joy to watch with their fearsome pacemen Michael Holding, Andy Roberts, Colin Croft, Joel Garner and later, Malcolm Marshall terrifying opposition … Continue reading

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The Graceful Rekha

There used to be an Apollo Cinema in Bolton back in the early 1980’s which would play Indian movies. I used to go there regularly on Saturday afternoons and I loved it. It always appeared to me that the movies  they showed … Continue reading

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An Evening With Al Pacino

I received a call yesterday (Saturday) from a dear friend asking whether I would like to attend a special event at the London Palladium with Al Pacino. The event was booked out within a few hours of being announced some … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Secret In Their Eyes

  The Secret In Their Eyes is an Argentinian movie that won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. You can still watch it on BBC i-Player (available until this Sunday). I was going to post some notes about … Continue reading

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Michael Caine Exhibition at the Museum of London

During lunchtime yesterday I popped into the Museum of London near the Barbican. It is a really wonderful museum with amazing artifacts from London’s history going back thousands of years to Stone Age times and earlier. An added bonus during … Continue reading

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