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Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Coriolanus on Film

Coriolanus is a tough play, full of politics and angry people and shouting mobs. It has no comic relief, no jesters, no romance and no real heroes. No great soliloquies, unsympathetic characters, uncomfortable double dealing, treachery and plotting. No powerful subplot as a counterpoint. Pride, arrogance, and power dominate. Coriolanus himself is empty, driven, bereft ...

Chadwick's Blog & Commentary: Review: The Life of Pi

We watched Life of Pi last night, a film that has garnered much critical acclaim and won four coveted Oscar awards (although it has not been without controversies). I had struggled somewhat with the book (for reasons given below), but … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Film Review: Transfer

Like all good science fiction, Transfer takes one technological change and hypothesizes what that would mean for society. And it does so very well. The new technology is a process which allows the Menzana Corporation to transfer an old person’s … Continue reading →