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Christopher Fowler
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After finishing 'Film Freak' I realised that the book was more or less a requiem for popular British film, and that the only future for a national cinema seemed to lay in arthouse independents or films selling 'Englishness' to overseas audiences. Since then, all that has come to pass, with even the delightful 'Paddington' films falling into the category of Selling Englishness abroad. But on film…
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Christopher Fowler
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This is an update on an article I ran seven years ago (I'm on holiday but yes, still providing content. A duty, I feel). Throughout the 1970s and 1980s it was all but impossible to film in London because of the ludicrous bureaucracy surrounding the buildings. Now, it's becoming difficult again because of a different reason; terrorism. Too many intrusive images can build pictures of a city's…
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