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Searching for Sugar Man

The Oscars 2013

Seth Macfarlane as host of the 2013 Oscars was a strange choice in the eyes of many and once the show had ended many people felt that he'd not done a great job. Accusations of horrible sexism and a mean-spirited tone were the main…

Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Documentary films are not exactly the kind of films that have a happy ending. They tend to invoke a sense of injustice fed on curiosity.  One prime example is French documentary The Imposter, which recalls the tale of how French conman…

Cornwall Film Festival 2012

The 2012 Cornwall Film Festival kicked off in style with a Gala Screening of Michael Haneke’s poignant Amour (2012), setting the bar for the rest of the festival. This year the festival was extended from three days to four and showcased…

Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

I have been blessed on successive nights with documentaries I could scarcely believe were true. Last night it was The Imposter, this evening Searching for Sugar Man. The story of Sixto Rodriguez' accidental stardom in South Africa is every…