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Christopher Fowler
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The command has come down from on high, against the advice of scientists. We must all rush back to Oxford Street, hurdling the partitions, one-way systems, guards and staff armed with antiseptic sprays to...er, browse for knick-knacks. My mother-in-law in Australia tells me they had near-riots when the shops reopened there, people fighting to get in. The McDonalds branches opened at midnight and…
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Christopher Fowler
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Film
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If someone crossed a Terry Gilliam film with a graphic novel, Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' would be the result; a sumptuous SF premise with oddball characters that doesn't go where you think it will - which is rather surprising, given that the Snowpiercer in question runs on a track. The premise: In order to head off global warming a new chemical is sewn into the atmosphere that works only too…
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