Monthly Archives: July 2015

More Merchant of Venice – Antonio’s character

When I wrote the Film Post about the RSC’s broadcast of The Merchant of Venice a couple of days ago, I tried to formulate a sentence about Jamie Ballard’s performance as Antonio. I couldn’t distill the thought into a sentence that made … Continue reading

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Film Posts 19: RSC Live: The Merchant of Venice, 22nd July 2015

The main problem I have with any production of The Merchant of Venice is that I don’t really like the play. However you dress it up, it’s anti-Semitic, and that may not have been much of a problem when Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Film Posts 18: Terminator: Genisys, 5th July 2015

Looking at the date, I see I’m getting later with these posts, and that may be because recently I’ve not been coming out of films thinking “wow, that was great, I can’t wait to write about it.” Terminator:Genisys is a … Continue reading

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Film Posts 17: Minions, 28th June 2015

I wanted to see Minions since the trailer, And it’s funny. But not as funny as I’d have liked. I know I’m not the target audience, but there are plenty of “children’s films” that I really enjoy, as with Shawn … Continue reading

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