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Movie review: Loving Vincent directed by Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Product info: One year after Vincent van Gogh’s suicide, Postman Joseph Roulin (Chris O’Dowd) asks his son Armand (Douglas Booth) to deliver Van Gogh’s last letter to his brother, Theo. Roulin finds the death suspicious, as merely weeks earlier Van Gogh claimed through letters … Continue reading

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The Kill Artist (Gabriel Allon 01) by Daniel Silva

Summary (from Goodreads): Gabriel Allon is an art restorer persuaded out of retirement by Ari Shamron, Israeli spymaster, to kill Tariq, a Palestinian activist turned fundamentalist, before he assassinates his old comrade Yasir Arafat. Tariq’s role in the murder of … Continue reading

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Movie review: Trance by Danny Boyle (2013)

Synopsis: A group of criminals try to steal a very valuable painting of Francisco Goya (Vuelo de Brujas; also known as Witches in Flight or Witches in the Air ) during its auction; however in the ensuing mayhem it gets lost. Only one … Continue reading

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