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Clare O’Farrell’s blog on books, TV, films, Michel Foucault, universities etc. etc.

Bearing in mind these reflections about the shortcomings of lists… Introduction Prompted by re-watching one of my all time favourite films over Easter, I was inspired to make a list of a small handful of favourite films that I re-watch every couple of years or so. The Glaswegian actor Robert Carlyle mentions that he has …

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My rating: *** Imdb link A film from the pen of Neil Gaiman set in an amusingly modernised fairytale world. What really made this film for me, however, was the performance of Robert de Niro as a cross-dressing pirate. All bluster, walk the plank and aaargh me hearties to the exterior world, in the privacy …

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