Archive | February, 2014

The Gatekeepers (2012)

22 Feb

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In the wake of the 1967 Six-Day War Israel’s secret service, the Shin Bet was given the unenviable task of restraining an often combative Palestinian population forced to live under Israeli rule. In his documentary The Gatekeepers, film-maker Dror Moreh gathers six former heads of the Shin Bet to provide a rare glimpse into Israel’s formidable intelligence agency and its anti-terrorist activities over the last four decades. Continue reading

The Twilight Saga: Love Songs from the Twilight Saga

15 Feb

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When it comes to the Twilight Saga my feet are firmly planted in team Too Old for this Franchise, so it was with more than a little bemusement that I set about reviewing this latest (and hopefully last) musical installment The Twilight Saga: Love Songs from the Twilight Saga. Continue reading