Archive for November, 2022

A review of the new film “Triangle Of Sadness”

November 5th, 2022 by Roger Darlington

The title is obscure if not downright confusing. It is a term referring to the area above the nose and between the eyebrows which is most prone to wrinkles. The title starts to make sense when the term is used very early in the story and becomes more relevant when it becomes apparent that the […]

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Names of new babies in England and Wales

November 4th, 2022 by Roger Darlington

Names change in popularity. According to the data compiled annually by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) and published each September, the most popular names for children born in England & Wales during 2021 were as follows: Position Boys Girls 1 Noah Olivia 2 Oliver Amelia 3 George Isla 4 Arthur Ava 5 Muhammad Ivy […]

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A review of the classic French comedy “Playtime” (1967)

November 4th, 2022 by Roger Darlington

A French comedy may seem an unlikely work for inclusion in a review of classic films, but “Playtime” is featured in the book “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die” (when else could you see them?) and it was shown on a cinema course that I attended at London City’s Literary Institute. It was […]

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