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Author Archives: Fenton Coulthurst

Fenton is an occasional writer and journalist. He primarily writes on film and culture. His articles range from film reviews, to coverage of literary festivals and even comic book history.

Son of Saul: Rabbi, help me bury a body

There is sensitive subject matter and then there is sensitive subject matter. Son of Saul depicts the Holocaust. The plot follows Saul Auslӓnder, a Hungarian Jew and Sonderkommando – a death camp prisoner put to work in the camp. The ...

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The Almighties

With the popular consciousness of comics so dominated by the BIG TWO and their movie-fodder superhero fare, it is nice to get a chance to dip into the independent alternatives. Life on the fringes comes with all manner of originality ...

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The Jungle Book

Here we have a new version of The Jungle Book: part of an initiative from the House of Mouse to bring new renditions of their classic films to younger audiences. With the sad retirement of their traditional animation studio, Disney ...

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Fullmetal Alchemist in the flesh

It is the era we live in. Old properties, and even those not long put to rest, are dredged up for live action remakes by soulless money-grabbing studios. The new announcement that one of my favourite anime/manga series and fan ...

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