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Terence Davies’s Liverpool

Cinema creates a loop that preserves memory, and through the artful use of music and unexpected juxtaposition, Davies communicates the intensity that belongs to those memories. The re-enactments of Children are transcended. Death And Transfiguration is a powerful and deeply … Continue reading

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Sulphur – an Interview with Christopher Ian Smith

Sulphur is a new short film by Christopher Ian Smith.  It is a macabre experiment across documentary and horror.  Sulphur dives head first into the folk traditions and ceremonial weirdness of bonfire night in Lewes, Sussex, an annual event of … Continue reading

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Permanence and Impermanence: Auggie’s Pictures

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They’re all the same, but each one is different from every other one.  You’ve got your bright mornings; your fog mornings; you’ve got your summer light and your autumn light; you’ve got your week days and your weekends; you’ve got … Continue reading

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Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations of the Year

Book Recommendations Darran Anderson – Imaginary Cities (2015) Darran Anderson’s Imaginary Cities is a weighty, erudite book which propels the reader on an exhilarating journey through the history of the city in art, architecture and the human imagination. But, like some … Continue reading

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Space, Shadow and Light: The Films of Carl Theodor Dreyer

Nothing in the world can be compared to the human face. It is a land one can never tire of exploring. There is no greater experience in a studio than to witness the expression of a sensitive face under the … Continue reading

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Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations – October 2015

This past month Psychogeographic Review has been reading: Stuart Braun – City of Exiles (2015) Read my extended review of this book  at minor literature[s]           Simon Foxell – Mapping London: Making Sense of the City (2007) … Continue reading

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Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations – September 2015

This past month Psychogeographic Review has been reading: Iain Sinclair – London Overground: A Day’s Walk Around the Ginger Line (2015) These days Sinclair writes like a man  aware that he is running out of time: words tumble out of … Continue reading

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Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations – May 2015

This past month Psychogeographic Review has been reading: My reading this month has leaned very heavily towards autobiographical works.  I didn’t plan to read these three books at the same time but, in doing so, I was struck by the … Continue reading

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Father of the Man: Terence Davies’s Trilogy

Children, Madonna and Child and Death and Transfiguration move relentlessly through the three stages of Robbie’s life. But Davies consciously breaks the rules of linear time as he moves backwards and forwards exploring the jumble of Robbie’s memories, his youth, … Continue reading

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Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations – March 2015

This past month Psychogeographic Review has been reading: Liz Lefroy – ‘Mending the Ordinary’ (2014) Mending the Ordinary is Liz Lefroy’s third collection and, whilst the poems in this pamphlet demonstrate the growing depth and maturity of her work, they … Continue reading

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