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‘A Nightmare Wakes’ Is Ultimately Disappointing: Review

A Nightmare Wakes is a gothic tale of misery and monsters that, despite its interesting premise, manages to fall rather flat. Within the first ten minutes, Lord Byron (Philippe Bowgen) declares to his friends that he is quite bored, a feeling which quite frankly remains throughout the film. With the slow pace and lack of […]Read More

Life During Wartime: How Do Filmmakers Respond To Crisis?

With COVID making appearances in our fictional filmscapes, when is it ‘too soon’ for filmmakers to respond to a crisis? “Shakespeare wrote King Lear during the Plague.” The viral ‘motivational’ post circulated recently on my lockdown stomping-grounds, LinkedIn and Twitter, in an apparent attempt to spark inspiration or productivity while we were all pulling our […]Read More

Literature Lessons: The Best Pieces of Literature to Study

English Literature is a popular subject to take at school level and beyond. In these wonderful lessons, pieces of literature are studied in varying detail, depending on the level of qualification the student has reached. Novels and novellas, poems and poetry collections, plays and dramatic monologues all fall under the category of literature, over time […]Read More