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Chris Rock

I had only vaguely heard of Chris Rock before the Oscars incident where Will Smith went on stage and slapped him. Mr Rock seems to be one of those “roast comedians” like Ricky Gervais who says outrageous things while his … Continue reading

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“Belfast” : The Movie

So I have just heard that a movie “Belfast”, directed by our very own (is he?) “Sir” Kenneth Branagh has been short-listed for an Oscar. Some things are beyond Satire. About 99.9% of us who have lived thru The Troubles … Continue reading

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“The Shore”…Good Enough For An Oscar?

The Arts Community here is at its self-congratulatory worst because a locally produced/directed movie (“The Shore” Terry George)¬†won two Oscars in Hollywood. Best “short” movie. I watched it last night on BBC4. There is something ……almost but not quite…..unique about … Continue reading

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