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Paradise Lost: Review

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God Judging AdamParadise Lost is one of the most beautiful works of literature – I’d like to explore the fall of man, a moment that tells us a great deal about ourselves: as people, readers and writers.Continue reading Paradise Lost: Review

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel — Review

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My parents proposed that I come with them to see this film and I replied with scorn, having seen a happy-clappy trailer presenting a film resembling a Mama-Mia sequel.Continue reading The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel — Review

How Did Holmes Fake His Death?

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In the most recent episode of Sherlock on BBC 1, Sherlock Holmes, when confronted with Moriarty’s plan, jumps from the top of St Bartholomew’s hospital. If he didn’t, the assassins would have taken out Watson, Lastrade and Mrs Hudson. My sister Emily has a theory as to the way in which Holmes was able to execute the jump while remaining alive for the final scene.Continue reading How Did Holmes Fake His Death?

Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows

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Guy Ritchie has made a very descent adaptation of the more than famous detective in this sequel to the 2009 outing. I must admit (to my personal detriment, I know) that I have neither read the books by Doyle nor seen the first of the films which have been made recently.Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows