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An American lawyer takes on the case of a suspected al-Qaida terrorist detained at Guantanamo Bay without trial.


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In 1938, an English vicar and his wife move into a rectory that soon starts to reveal grim secrets in its past.


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After returning from military service in Iraq, a young man drifts into a life of crime and drugs.


Retrospective Film Review

A Minnesota car salesman’s scam goes terribly wrong and arouses the suspicions of a heavily pregnant rural police chief.


I think it was pretty obvious by the mid-'20s that India (and other territories) would be decolonised sooner rather than later, if not the exact timescale.

I do get your general point, though - and perhaps the most interesting thing is that the foundation of the BBC comes at almost exactly the same time as the establishment of the Commonwealth.

So I think yes, it was a kind of mouthpiece for a British sense of benevolent world leadership, absolutely. But not of empire in an aggressive/expansionist sense.


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Trapped alone in a suburban house, a social media star discovers who her friends really are.


Film Review

In Texas soon after the American Civil War, an itinerant newspaper-reader develops an unexpected friendship with a young girl.

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Barnaby is a journalist based in Suffolk, UK. By day he covers science and public policy; by night, film and classical music. He has also been a cinema manager.

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