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Gaslight (1940)

In 1938 Patrick Hamilton wrote a play that would become so part of the zeitgeist that, the term ‘’gaslighting’’ directly originates from this work, and is used in clinical and mental health research papers. The term refers to a form … Continue reading

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100 Feet (2008)

  This week the main topic in not just those gossipy hack mags, but the so called respectable news sources also, has been the marriage of Johnny Depp and his soon to be ex wife Amber Heard. Because there is … Continue reading

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The Baby (1973)

Social workers tend to have a bad reputation these days. From the Satanic scandals of the 80’s and 90’s, to tragedies like the deaths of Baby P and Victoria Climbie, the difficult jobs these people do has been made even … Continue reading

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