Wild Nights With Emily

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  Despite the title of this rather odd comic take on the life of the celebrated 19th Century American poet Emily Dickinson (Molly Shannon) it appears that Emily’s nights were far from wild. Although accordingly to this decidedly un-academic history, she did have her moments which would shock any serious scholars of her work.  This … Continue reading

A Quiet Passion

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For his latest cinematic treat the veteran British auteur Terence Davies has written and directed a visually stunning period-drama biopic on the great American poet Emily Dickinson. Born into a prominent Massachusetts family in 1830, but Davies starts his story when as a rather troublesome young woman, Emily (Emma Bell) is cutting short her studies at Mount … Continue reading

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