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The Making of Me : 9 Stories of Transitioning journeys

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  In 2019 the UK’s Channel 4 TV Network screened The Making of Me,  Three years in the making it was a refreshing straightforward look at the lives of nine very different people as they transitioned. Not only did it serve as a very sympathetic record of each of their journeys, which were undertaking with … Continue reading



After two disappointing films, will it be 3rd time lucky for the legendary HALSTON

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  Will it be 3rd time lucky for Halston?    One of the most successful fashion designers who was such a phenomenon in the 197Os  has so far been so badly served by two less-than-adequate.  First Ultrasuede : In Search of Halston in 2013 and then in 2019 Frédéric Tcheng disappointing and rather clumsy Halston.  … Continue reading



Kate Winslet shines in HBO’s Mare of Easttown

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  Unlike other film actresses in her age group Oscar winner Kate Winslet has not suddenly started re-focusing her career onto playing roles in TV series.  Even though her very first one Mildred Pierce potted her a Golden Globe in 2012. Winslet, recently seen on the Big Screen in Francis Lee’s glorious sophomore movie Ammonite, … Continue reading



Naked and Invisible

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  How do you get naked in public without being arrested? Double world body painting champion Carolyn Roper camouflages people to disappear in public places. Then they pounce! In a  series for UK’s Channel 4 Roper shows how her provocative art attracts the attention of surprised and delighted passersby.  None more so than when her … Continue reading



Black Hats are The New Black

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  You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy the thoroughly entertaining award-winning Israeli award winning series The New Black , but it does help. Set in an upscale Yeshiva in Jerusalem, the story is about four young ‘shababnicks’.  This we soon learn is a term for a young ultra-Orthodox person who leaves his or … Continue reading



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