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IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE NEW EDN: A Perspective on Film Editing
IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE NEW EDN: A Perspective on Film Editing
by Walter Murch
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Art over process, 16 July 2014
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Excellent book which highlights the thought process and treasures editing as an art and not simply a process. A must read for all who work or wish to work in 'the business'


How to Be Black
How to Be Black
by Baratunde Thurston
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £14.88

5.0 out of 5 stars Riveting and humourous riot, 23 May 2014
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This review is from: How to Be Black (Hardcover)
A great and timely book by a skilled comedian, writer and analyst. Although this book is very much focussed on the american market to whom it is aimed it is a recommended read for all - regardless of your politics. Oh, and the title is a misnomer!


The Art of War (Penguin Classics)
The Art of War (Penguin Classics)
by Tzu Sun
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.99

4.0 out of 5 stars A Strategists Dream, 29 Mar. 2014
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Intriguingly simple yet surprisingly detailed. Not quite The Prince but direct all the same! The additional commentary is a nice adjunct.


Sylvia [DVD] [2003]
Sylvia [DVD] [2003]
Dvd ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
Price: £4.70

3.0 out of 5 stars Staid, 23 Nov. 2013
This review is from: Sylvia [DVD] [2003] (DVD)
A typical biopic of someone who (it is implicitly assumed that) the audience know which fails to enthuse thoroughly. Plath is a bit of a niche 'subject' and those who know of her, tend to know her work and therefore her backstory. This film skimmed the surface. Superficially. The leads were engaging, even if it appears that Hughes (Craig) can't pronounce the name of his home town correctly!


Alps [DVD]
Alps [DVD]
Dvd ~ Stavros Psyllakis
Offered by The World Cinema Store
Price: £4.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Same school different class, 23 Nov. 2013
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Having watched Dogtooth and Attenburg I was expecting similar from this film. I was right. And wrong. The same singularity exists but the skewed narrative also informs it's telling, and you can't 'get' both in a single viewing. Like a good wine, or a Wes Anderson film, hopefully, it'll get better with age...


Twelve Years a Slave (Penguin Classics)
Twelve Years a Slave (Penguin Classics)
by Solomon Northup
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

44 of 51 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read, 23 Nov. 2013
An absolutely harrowing read. Brutally honest and direct to a fault, it's a book that will leave you battered but determined that this level of cruelty should never again be levelled at other members of the human race. Highly recommended for those who are human.


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