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Film Review: The Duke of Burgundy, by Cameron A. Straughan

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‘The Duke Of Burgundy’ was both a fictional pub in the classic Ealing comedy ‘Passport To Pimlico’ (1949), and additionally, happens to be the name of a certain species of butterfly found only in England. Far from a film about a friendly neighbourhood pub, or an educational chat with David Attenborough, the 2014 incarnation of ‘The Duke Of Burgundy’ is encased…

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Film Preview: What We Do in the Shadows, by Cameron A Straughan

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What We Do in the Shadows

What comes to mind when you hear the words ‘New Zealand’? If you are thrilled by the overstated, perhaps director Peter Jackson springs to mind; he is rather popular. But fans of the understated may well favour Flying Nun Records, The Chills, Split Enz or New Zealand’s greatest comic export, TV series ‘Flight of the…

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