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Cary Gift: how 100 acid expeditions in Tinseltown ‘changed my life’

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

At the height of his renown, Cary Grant turned to LSD therapy for help. He eventually claimed the medicine saved him, but did it also spell the end of his career? In the late 1950 s, at the height of his prestige, Cary Grant set off on a trip in search of his true ego, […]

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Bloodless, boring and empty: Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk left me cold

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th September 2017

Nolans celebrated floor of the evacuation at Dunkirk commerces bowels and majesty for a 12 A airbrushed rendition of history. The true tale is much more complex and moving Is it simply me? Christopher Nolans Dunkirk has bowled over critics and taken $100 m( 77 m) at the world box office in scarcely a week, […]

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The Mandibles: A Family, 2029 -2 047 by Lionel Shriver- revaluation

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th September 2017

This biting near-future satire is played out amid a chillingly plausible US financial collapse Theres a great book in this upheaval, and shed be the ideal chronicler of the times. Shes always had the eye. For most people, what lies outside our front doorway is tragedy. For Enola, its material. So says 99 -year-old Douglas […]

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Born a Misdemeanour: Trevor Noah charts his rise from South Africa’s townships

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

The Daily Show hosts brand-new journal is shown how he bridged the hasten breach to become one of the countrys brightest exports Trevor Noah is regarded as one of South Africas biggest exports: the son from the townships who obligated it big-hearted in the US and terminated up hosting The Daily Show, one of the […]

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Green Room review – gruesomely effective neo-Nazis vs rockers horror

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th September 2017

The director of Blue Ruin tops back to the lumbers for a crowd-pleasing shocker movie with some jaw-dropping gore There was a great deal of fuss encircling chairman Jeremy Saulniers debut film, the stylish retaliate thriller Blue Ruin. Yet aside from a memorably heady atmosphere, I procured it rather underwhelming. His attempts to add something […]

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Fallout 4 review aEUR” splendid, messy and familiar

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th September 2017

Bethesda has a reputation for two things: stunningly realised world-wides and annoying technical questions. In both cases, the most recent Fallout does not disappoint War, intones your reputation solemnly. War never changes. Fallout 4 begins with the go-to path of the sequence, before reproducing it at the speeches close. There is a point when habit […]

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Published in Odd and Fun on 6th September 2017

Ancient Egypts gateway to the Mediterranean submerged and buried under layers of sand is an eerie reminder of how vulnerable cities are to natures forces He stood for centuries at the very edge of ancient Egypt, gazing down imperiously upon the trading ships as they blew in from the Mediterranean. His name was Hapy: god […]

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The Walking Dead season six, episode 14: Twice As Far

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd September 2017

The depicts second gunman occurrence in a row, so to speak, is also the second to revolve around the female personas and Eugene. But primarily the women Carol, Maggie and Michonne are three of the best personas on The Walking Dead, but so often the action is focused on their male counterparts. The women weve […]

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Psycho thrillers: five movies that learn us how the mind wreak

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd September 2017

Power, violence, demise and actuality the movies can learn us plenty about lifes big editions. From the Godfather to Groundhog Day, five psychologists pick the cinemas that tell us what stirs humans tick Ten days ago in London, the Hungarian director Lszl Nemes hosted a preview screening of his film, Son of Saul. He explained […]

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All by myself: how the greatest solo cinema concerts drove their supernatural

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd September 2017

With Anne Hathaway set to starring in a film that she will carry on her own, we question: what can she learn from previous high points of single-actor shows In Les Miserables, Anne Hathaway won an Oscar for crying but how is she with cryo? Shes simply signed up for O2, a race-against-time movie centred […]

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