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Film review: ’71 – Life with the safety catch off

Main cast Jack O’Connell as Gary Hook Richard Dormer as Eamon Charlie Murphy as Brigid David Wilmot as Boyle Sean Harris as Captain Sandy Browning Killian Scott as James Quinn Sam Reid as Lt. Armitage Barry Keoghan as Sean Paul … Continue reading

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The appetite for Englishness in films

What qualifies as a “culturally English film”?  How about this:   it is a film which either has an English context such as The Libertine or has a  cast  which  consists wholly or largely of  English  actors  playing “English”, for example, … Continue reading

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Englishness in Films – Master and Commander

Released 2003   Director Peter Weir Main cast Captain Jack Aubrey …. Russell Crowe Dr. Stephen Maturin …. Paul Bettany First Lt. Thomas Pullings …. James D’Arcy Second Lt. William Mowett …. Edward Woodall Midshipman Lord William Blakeney …. Max Pirkis Barrett … Continue reading

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