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Relaxing – Days 84 and 85

May 27, 2012

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Relaxing doesn’t come easy to me. I am not one of these people who can just switch off and enjoy being idle. My Trinidadian mother has always told me since I was a child that I like to gallivant far too much “all day all night miss Mary-Ann”.  And true to form that is how […]

Apes on film

October 1, 2011

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In the last couple of years there seems to have been an influx in the number of films released in mainstream cinemas about primates. Maybe it’s because I’m studying these incredible creatures they are on my radar more than anyone else’s. First there was the documentary about Nénette, a 40-year-old female orangutan at a Parisian […]

Rise of the Apes

June 5, 2011

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This afternoon the Northerner and I took a lovely walk along the river. We started off in Hampton Court and ended up in Kingston. Our afternoon outdoors was sadly short-lived as the heavens opened and we were forced to duck into the cinema. No hardship, we opted for the latest X-men film which was pretty […]

Licence to thrill, Daniel Craig to replace Attenborough

April 30, 2011

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He has one of the most distinctive voices on the planet and his wide-spread popularity makes him a legend in his own right, that and a 60-year-old career. But Sir David Attenborough’s dulcet tones are being replaced by an unlikely candidate – Craig, Daniel Craig. The 007 film star has been picked by the BBC […]

Project Nim

January 31, 2011

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For the last 30 years scriptwriters, directors, actors and anyone interested in creating original independent film projects have headed to Park City in Utah, America, for the Sundance Film Festival in January. It’s an event considered by some in the industry as one of the best platforms to showcase American and international film. Throughout its history […]