The Last King of Scotland

Last night Emma and I watch The Last King of Scotland. A film about Uganda under Idi Amin during the 1970's. It's a remarkable film - tense, beautifully shot, incredibly acted - and it seems sadly relevant in light of the ongoing monster-parade of leaders that plague the developing world. In the news at the… Continue reading The Last King of Scotland

Wilberforce – the Movie

Well, the original motivation for all this writing about Wilberforce was the film Amazing Grace. It's a new film that's due for release on 26th July. Emma got invited to a media screening a couple of weeks ago and I tagged along. So, What's it like as a film? To be honest, Amazing Grace would… Continue reading Wilberforce – the Movie