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Review: The Booksellers

Here are two things I know to be true: there aren’t enough documentaries about books; when one can be found, it’s almost always disappointing. Well, sigh. D.W. Young’s film, about New York’s rare book dealer and collector scene, promises to be a quaint, easy-going glance in at the lives of those who have made collecting […]

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Review: Tony Benn: Will and Testament

A tribute to an important figure in the history of the Labour Party, Skip Kite’s film occupies (funnily enough) a corrective middle ground. It’s a fuller and more sympathetic job than the BBC’s awful documentary that aired just after news of Benn’s death in early 2014 (Tony Benn: Labour’s Lost Leader, should you want to […]