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Parting Shots: Travel by Map

Tom Bielby highlights how a trick used to save filmmakers time and money, as well as keeping narrative momentum, has recently reached the point of parody. Travelling the world (or even just heading across a city) can sometimes prove to be very tricky business, particularly for film directors when it comes to the demanding task […]

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Screengem: Indiana Jones’s Hat

Indiana Jones is essentially a superhero: usually the bowtied and bespectacled Prof. Henry Jones Jr., he has only to climb into his chosen costume to become Indiana Jones, whip-wielding discoverer of the Holy Grail and insouciant scourge of the Nazis. And, while his revolver is ever-ready, his whip indispensible and his jacket unmistakable, only his […]