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The State of Star Wars on the Eve of Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
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Jonathan Headington details the current state of Disney Star Wars, looks at what The Rise of Skywalker has to achieve financially and creatively to be a success and explains the conflict of visions between J. J. Abrams and Rian Johnson that has characterised the sequel trilogy

Joker or Woker? The Ideological Battle Over a Comic Villain's Origin Story
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Thomas Cobb reviews Joker and looks at the socio-political wranglings among the commentariat over its true message

The Two Donald Trumps
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Jonathan Headington contrasts Donald Trump's election campaign with his presidency and looks at who holds sway in the White House

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Joker or Woker? The Ideological Battle Over a Comic Villain's Origin Story
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Thomas Cobb reviews Joker and looks at the socio-political wranglings among the commentariat over its true message

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – The Sly Triangulations of Quentin Tarantino
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Thomas Cobb reviews Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, examining its themes, subtexts and place within the controversial...

Medieval Islamic Sectarianism by Christine D. Baker
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Nigel Hillpaul reviews Dr Christine Baker's historical exploration of the development of the Sunni-Shia divide in Islam

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Joker or Woker? The Ideological Battle Over a Comic Villain's Origin Story
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The release of Joker has inspired outpourings of approval from sources hitherto opposed to the mores of mainstream Hollywood cinema. Paul Joseph...
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – The Sly Triangulations of Quentin Tarantino
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Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, a film which has attracted effusive praise from critics and fans of Tarantino alike, is perhaps one of the most...
Medieval Islamic Sectarianism by Christine D. Baker
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My grandfather used to read a couple of pages from the Oxford English Dictionary every day throughout his retirement, telling anyone who asked why...
The Emergence of the English by Susan Oosthuizen
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I tend to approach books like this with either a degree of trepidation or resignation. As a Welshman, I have had a lifetime of smiling politely at...
Man on the Spot: A Broadcaster's Story by Bill Hamilton
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Bill Hamilton, to judge by the cover of his autobiography Man on the Spot: A Broadcaster's Story, is a well known and significant BBC reporter of his...