Monthly Archives: January 2013

Axed (2012)

A bank note is a funny thing. It is an illusion of something that we hold as solid and real, but is merely the promise of it. The bearer has been promised by the Bank to be issued the currency … Continue reading

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The Pyx (1973)

Prostitutes have always been on the lowest rung of society in terms of discrimination and the value of their lives in general. They’ve always been used as scapegoats, and blamed for the moral failings in every culture since commerce had … Continue reading

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April Fools Day (1986)

I’ve always thought practical jokes were quite cruel, a socially acceptable bullying tactic used among friends to humiliate and exert power, that leaves the target feeling small and stupid, all for the sake of humour. They’re far more psychological and … Continue reading

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