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Review: The Last of England – Derek Jarman

Review: The Last of England – Derek Jarman

The Last of England is Derek Jarman’s experimental and highly disturbing embodiment of a time at which, in his opinion, Britain was descending into chaos. The film title originates from Ford Madox Brown’s painting of a couple in the midst of a seaward emigration to Australia. Though Jarman’s work is far more abstract, it takes … Continue reading

Blither for a Blog: What to Watch?

I will now endeavour to watch all the films that have won the Palme d’Or post-1975. This is my current film ambition, which was, of course, formerly to watch as many Spike Lee films as I could before reaching a state of coma from over indulgence in Black-Culture-Bed-Stuy-Brooklyn-Streets-Hoods’n’Burbs-Bad-Case-Of-Jungle-Fever-Buggin’-Out-Glory. Plenty of people set a target of the IMDB … Continue reading