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Christopher Fowler
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This is an occasional series on the films I love which have vanished. 'Good Morning, Babylon' is flawed but rather wonderful - and I'd rather enjoy a ambitious flawed film than one that aims low and succeeds. It was directed by the Taviani brothers. Like their wonderful "Night of the Shooting Stars," it's a very cinematic tale, a deeply romantic parable of the kind once popular in Italian cinema…
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DVD & film
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Christopher Fowler
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Media & The Arts
As a past member of FACT and someone with strong if controversial views on DVD piracy and releasing schedules, I've been amazed by recent changes in stolen movies and books. My own novels are being pirated all over the place, printed pirate books now look better than the real thing (they're often on better paper), but it's in movies that the biggest upgrade has occurred. Gone are the crummy shot…
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DVD & piracy
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