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Not quite dreaming the dream: Les Mis

Not quite dreaming the dream: Les Mis

From French novel to West End and Broadway musical, Les Misérables has now journeyed onto British film. Set during the French revolution Les Mis tells the story of a peasant, named Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman), who serves a 19 year sentence as a slave after stealing a loaf of bread for his sister’s starving child. … Continue reading

Dangling at the end of the chain: Django Unchained

Dangling at the end of the chain: Django Unchained

The last Tarantino to hit our screens was 2009’s Inglourious Basterds, a Nazi-killing drama set in occupied France during the Second World War. I’ve still not got over how awesome I thought it was… In Tarantino’s new spaghetti Western, Django Unchained, the Germans switch sides from the baddies to the goodies. Dr Schultz (Christoph Waltz), … Continue reading