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Archive for August 8th, 2016

Lucidity – Short Film

We’ve all experienced the frustration of broken sleep. Our frequent alarm clock watching whilst drifting out of slumber; only to be woken by cacophonous beeping of the alarm just as the dream seems about to relinquish its meaning. The subject of broken sleep, along with a trio of lucid dreams that stress and confuse the dreamer, are the subject of director Joseph Wright’s short movie Lucidity. As a perennial broken […]

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Laughter Is The Tonic

Charlie Chaplin once said “Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.”. I assume he did so via a caption as all the films I saw him in he was inaudible! Despite everything, it is a mantra we as a family try to live by as much as possible. There are times when achieving a chuckle isn’t possible or even appropriate. However, when it is I can endorse […]

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