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Fresh from a trip to Mozart’s house in Vienna, I thought it would be interesting, once I returned to London, to revisit the acclaimed movie Amadeus, made in the 1980s. The story goes that when Milos Forman, the Czech-born direc...

 
 
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  “Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic, performed with tenderness in simple, homey places like the kitchen table.” – Alfred Hitchcock   Several archetypal situations repeat themselves in...

 
 
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As restrictions on language, sexuality and violence loosened up, the 1970s became a decade of experimentation –  with sex and drugs, and with literature and film. It was a time of startling and confusing social upheaval a...

 
 
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Raindance announces the 5th Annual Independent Filmmaker’s Ball,  UK’s top indie film party at the Café de Paris, 18th April The Independent Filmmaker’s Ball, the fundraising gala for the Independent Film Trust presented by Rai...

 
 
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Just like some other traditions of the 2010s Easter can be a bit of a let-down. One of the biggies is that no-one seems to be 100% on what it actually means. And how did the stuff about rabbits get mixed up with crosses and cho...

 
 
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Thrillers are defined by the moods they elicit – they aim to give viewers heightened feelings of suspense, excitement, anticipation or anxiety. These films pursue one goal – to keep the audience on the ‘edge o...