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Nostalgic Impulse: The Lost Weekend

Five shocking days in the life of an alcoholic While Wilder’s 1945 Oscar winner, The Lost Weekend, was not the first big-screen look at alcoholism, it was one of the earliest to take such an honest and unrelenting approach. Though ...

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Sexism in UK porn laws

Everyone has been talking about the new pornography laws in the UK being untenable for the industry, which I agree, it is. However, I’ve not seen anyone up in arms about the sexism inherent in the laws – male ejaculation ...

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Is it art or is it pornography?

Recently, Leena McCall’s Portrait of Ms Ruby May, Standing was removed from the Mall Galleries after being deemed ‘disgusting’ and pornographic’. It’s certainly not the first time an artistic work has been removed from the public eye for similar reasons ...

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