Sam Thorogood

Sam Thorogood

Human male. Likes theatre, film...the arts. Recently LOVED Peeping Tom's crazy show '32 rue Vandenbranden', the film '20th Century Women' & Matt Haig's 'The Humans'

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    Sam Thorogood

    Yes – it’s scary just how prophetic Wilde was being!

    6 Reasons Why Everyone Should Read The Picture of Dorian Gray
    Sam Thorogood

    I agree – this novel doesn’t feel as dated as some of the other offerings from the 1800s

    6 Reasons Why Everyone Should Read The Picture of Dorian Gray
    Sam Thorogood

    Brilliant article. I agree that there is a danger in compartmentalising novels – and, indeed, any form of art – into groups that invariably alienate the under-represented minority. Why should Achebe be taught specifically as a post-colonialist writer, for example, or Woolf as a feminist? I suppose it is more for convenience than anything, but (like you say) it does seem to compound the already problematic situation.

    The Novel: The Finitely Infinite Form
    Sam Thorogood

    Sounds fantastic – I loved the first film, so will have to check this out ASAP.

    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review: Game On!
    Sam Thorogood

    Black Mirror is the kind of generation-defining TV that deserves to be watched by the largest possible audience. It’s edgy, compelling, disturbing and yet deeply human – really hope a third series sees the light of day.

    6 Lesser-Known Sci-Fi TV Hits From Across the Pond