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Far From Men

Algeria. 1954.  Lone middle-aged schoolteacher Duru, played with increasingly unquiet soul by Viggo Mortensen (‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy), lives a peaceful, spartan life, in an isolated valley.  Forced to escort a young alleged murderer to court in a distant … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby

I finally went and saw The Great Gatsby at the pictures last night and I am glad that I did. First up, was it spectacular cinema?  What Baz Lurhmann film isn’t? Look at it this way, when you have more … Continue reading

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