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New BBC drama documentary is the stuff of nightmares

The Attack: Terror in the UK, which broadcast last Thursday on BBC 2, is a harrowing reminder of something we’ve been fearing ages: an Islamic terror plot carried in a London mall to catastrophic effect. Richard Walton, the Met’s former Head of Counter Terrorism Command, has warned that such an attack is highly likely, and… Continue reading New BBC drama documentary is the stuff of nightmares

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Bring back Public Information Films!

We've seen them all before: those eerie government commissioned short films which leave a lasting scare on childhood. For decades they've been warning us about driving safely, not talking to strangers and checking our smoke alarms, but of late they appear to have disappeared off our screens altogether. And the timing couldn't be worse: social… Continue reading Bring back Public Information Films!

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Rare Titles for 2015

  With 2015 now fully underway, I've decided to put together a list of rare titles to get through this year. These include related finds to books/films/ songs I've read/ watched/ listened to already, suggestions made by family and friends, and recommendations I've stumbled upon on other blogs. Naturally this list will build as the… Continue reading Rare Titles for 2015

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Reviewing The Twilight Zone: a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind

The Twilight Zone is an American television series which interweaves drama, fantasy, science fiction, suspense and horror to tell stories of everymen thrown into supernatural situations. Using science fiction as its veil it tackled important themes, such as war, government and racism, concluding each episode with a resounding moral or old adage. Rising to fame… Continue reading Reviewing The Twilight Zone: a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind