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49th Parallel: Britain’s Love Letter to Canada – Silver Screenings

Perhaps we (as in, yours truly) read too much into the WWII-era drama 49th Parallel. This 1941 film serves propaganda straight up, courtesy of the British Ministry of Information. It was meant … Continue reading

02/04/2016 · 1 Comment

Did You Hear…? • A BILIOUS ATTACK • 2007

Did you hear about Nicholas Hytner’s ‘cri de bile’, as Nicholas de Jongh put it, against our national critics of the male variety? Although I have some sympathy with Hytner’s … Continue reading

12/15/2015 · Leave a comment