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Writes about: movies + literature. Fellow of Higher Education Academy. Visiting Lecturer on MA Screenwriting at @lfsorguk. New books for '20/'21

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“A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentl… https://t.co/TIZoHRQswo @johncosgrove405 It sure is. @TicoRomao @Dr_JLW Would it be fair to say that another film that relates to the run of Vietnam ‘war at home’ movie… https://t.co/hbttLfRvr3Just come across this very nice image in a folder here from a short film that I directed for the @ShakespeareBT all… https://t.co/gUaItvt5hmI’m keen to see #TheCalloftheWild; not just because it’s a Harrison Ford movie but also to see the latest work fro… https://t.co/c43bb4FK8r
2/16
2020
“I gave her my heart, she gave me a pen.” Say Anything is so rewatchable as the years roll by.This is a good read: a conversation with one of my favourite writers: https://t.co/DeNN47QA72 (PS: his fantasy nove… https://t.co/PyXVlg26kLRob’s puppet-theatre work is ace. Check it out if you have the opportunity. 👍 https://t.co/xWV3Ftfnh8
2/15
2020
The 40th anniversary issue of Cinefex is printed, bound, and will be shipping soon! We're putting the finishing tou… https://t.co/bAbLjUtzUl
Retweeted by James ClarkeIt's #ValentinesDay2020 and a very happy birthday to @GreatOrmondSt! 💗🎂 #OTD in 1852, the hospital's doors opened f… https://t.co/xGrKqwxA69
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2/14
2020
Duke University Press has put the introduction to Eric Smoodin’s new book--"Paris in the Dark: Going to the Movies… https://t.co/8dIZl2i1aX
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2/13
2020
On March 2, I'll join a panel in London's most profoundly decent room — the @BFI Reuben Library — to discuss why we… https://t.co/8XZ4iHM2Dw
Retweeted by James ClarkeI had the chance to study and live in the beautiful city of Edinburgh for my Erasmus year. It still feels like home… https://t.co/IDaN7Si7eT
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2/12
2020
#TheFrenchDispach poster is splendiferous.#WesAndersonLooking for some captivating reading to take you through the almost-over winter nights? Then check out the books th… https://t.co/zKBDPewuZ8So many delights in this year’s @borderlines programme - brilliant to have this festival in #herefordshire #shropshire #powys
Retweeted by James ClarkeWhen I was a teenager and on into my 20s I would often go to the cinema just by myself and was as happy with that a… https://t.co/5HxKFqsatMAnd so work quietly begins on a new writing project. :)
2/11
2020
This festival is fab...always has been.👍 https://t.co/HDy5rQcR0LLove Cinema? Save The Cinema Museum - Sign the Petition! https://t.co/fZSWIt6iW4 via @UKChange @TicoRomao I got into it as I was a big fan of Paul Auster's writing. @TicoRomao Another one I watched repeatedly when it was first available on ...I think it was VHS...not even DVD. @simonbrew It's a terrific film, isn't it ?
2/10
2020
@FanthaTracks This was a quasi-Star Wars album( got from Wollworth’s in Wimbledon I would imagine), but it was the… https://t.co/K1x2VcRMowGreat piece by ⁦@ScottFeinberg⁩ on the legendary marketing and distribution exec Ashley Boone Jr who launched the v… https://t.co/BmEgMjP5sG
Retweeted by James ClarkeFinally caught up with two recently released movies this weekend and enjoyed them both a great deal : "The Sisters… https://t.co/zjoUbicnZl @EddieRobson A true Novelty Island of a shop.
2/9
2020
@MarshaOM @SirWilliamD I’m sure that I’ve posted this link before , but, for the John Bulmer fans out there, here i… https://t.co/G4IfcLFzY6John Williams - Dry Your Tears, Afrika from "Amistad" https://t.co/AOiU7rMdBy via @YouTube @Lauzirika I agree: it is a perfect rainy day album of music. @lucindahawksley @Aiannucci @DickensMuseum @DickensFellowHQ 👍 @Dolorestierney Thankyou, Dolores.👍
2/8
2020
@TicoRomao Buster Crabbe was our go-to space adventurer on BBC tv in the mornings of our summer holidays in the lat… https://t.co/UUuu6FigkCJust over a month until the new book I have been working on is published. Thanks!👍#007 https://t.co/serEELWvx9Lucinda Hawksley is brilliant and this is a week in Tuscany, for goodness’ sake: what’s not to love? https://t.co/PsuYpj11Uk
Retweeted by James ClarkeBILLIONS. Let that sink in. https://t.co/MMo0d6DR57
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2/7
2020
There was an NPR interview with Sergio Pablos about Klaus's Oscar Nom this morning & the utter surprise in the inte… https://t.co/AJlay1OfOl
Retweeted by James Clarke“I am more and more convinced that Man is a dangerous creature, and that power whether vested in many or a few is e… https://t.co/sH8erDXQol @Guide2Londonbks @Selfridges 👍
2/5
2020
This is a terrific exhibition that I am visiting but still no sign of the Staff of Ra....ALSO: people trying to break into writing about film. Reply to this with what else you need to know. If I can, I'll… https://t.co/c7A5xIUhqL
Retweeted by James ClarkeIda Lupino #BOTD English-American trailblazer who directed social message films during the classical Hollywood peri… https://t.co/IOWU6J3rZB
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2/4
2020
@amblin @BAFTA This is great to see. I had the chance to interview Kathleen Kennedy, albeit very briefly, for a mag… https://t.co/iADyMy2ccmLove film? @borderlines are looking for a Festival Assistant to work during the Festival duration of February 28 to… https://t.co/we2lyGCva8
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2/3
2020
This is a good-news story:https://t.co/HomYlEiiBS‘Producer David Saltz said, “What would you do?” Prince looked at him and said, “Sir, follow me, please.” We follow… https://t.co/brszENG4pV
Retweeted by James ClarkeSuper Bowl and the evolution of animation: this is fascinating:https://t.co/f69pkrrmLC
2/2
2020
This is so cool to hear (my former lecturer, Prof. Helen Taylor): https://t.co/YNfTCzW594Out next month is a new book that I have worked on. If you're a fan of James Bond movies and / or Terry O'Neill's p… https://t.co/ZwpNJdLbAdGood read here, and some fab images, too, about John Ford and Monument Valley: https://t.co/XKdPxcmTUk#FestivalFriday @BFI #library pleased to receive the Borderlines Film Festival @borderlines. Contains info on the B… https://t.co/DugcXYfCDK
Retweeted by James ClarkeHere's a useful piece about what would need to unfold for us to rejoin the EU: https://t.co/F2yLcQMXUuOut next month is a new book that I have worked on. If you're a fan of James Bond movies and / or Terry O'Neill's p… https://t.co/bxkJuQwcWwNice new conversation here with the composer John Williams:https://t.co/6sM2fsMzuJCalling all former GOSH patients! 📣 For the GOSH Teens Careers Festival, we'd love to hear where life's taken you s… https://t.co/yjEUTlo80G
Retweeted by James ClarkeI’ve been a big fan of John Ford’s movies for the longest time and today is the anniversary of his birthday. There… https://t.co/U1WV2kRACVPicard episode 2 all good.👍 I was entusing last week about my discovery that #MichaelChabon is a writer and produce… https://t.co/Y30H4NglDx
2/1
2020
Here's our Graduation 2020 trailer, screened for the first time on the w/e at @BFI. Congrats to our most recent coh… https://t.co/Ro7e6kThru
Retweeted by James ClarkeTwenty there years ago today and this all began. https://t.co/EJSftQZKJHMorning, @cheshellen: I heard about this on the radio yesterday. Do you know about it ? : https://t.co/H1QFntKA4u
1/31
2020
These images of the Sun’s surface that have been made available ( today, I think) are wondrous. “O so amazing and… https://t.co/QsPlJEbVUp @LASTEXITshirts Wimbledon Odeon on a dark and rainy night. 👍I'm an insecure writer myself, and I've done the same thing. But please please please: don't think that your words… https://t.co/T7nNshIPTe
Retweeted by James ClarkeIf you’re looking forward to the new #JamesBond movie, you might like to check out the new book that I have been wo… https://t.co/fVyrhXPdNb"Going to London Film School was the turning point in my life. It was the moment I started discovering purpose to m… https://t.co/2bFSv5n9C7
Retweeted by James ClarkeSuch an important part of our community. Play matters! 🎨⚽🥁 https://t.co/PdPayIAHq7
Retweeted by James ClarkeLast year, @Resurgence_mag published a piece that I wrote about Mary Hunter Austin and her book The Land of Little… https://t.co/vRSEDoeyyKQuality. https://t.co/MjAwSun2yzHow nice it was this morning to give a talk about history on film, using the film Empire of the Sun as a lens throu… https://t.co/xm8552iVSqI’ve been interested to see this ever since it was first announced as going into production.👍 https://t.co/DyzSIPGRuA
1/29
2020
@classic_film It has to be: The Mosquito Coast (I like his Sabrina very much, too.) And his 'supporting' role in Th… https://t.co/TCHSFjenHCReally looking forward to this new Harrison Ford movie. I think it's the latest film that Janusz Kaminski has been… https://t.co/niSxCgHlkoThe new movie The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is released this week. Here’s a piece I wrote for @bfi a little while… https://t.co/xI2v2lG39O
1/28
2020
ICYMI: On @KPCC's @theframe, Ryan Linkof, @lucasmuseum film curator, explains the importance of the #SeparateCinemahttps://t.co/vX2IsgMiky
Retweeted by James ClarkeBack in 1999 I visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and the power of it has not left my memory. #HolocaustRemembranceDay#Increasethepeace @simonbrew BFI film academy scheme might be worth checking out. 👍The @Starwars Archives: Eps I-III: 1999-2005. To give you an idea of the process of making this book: For Ep III al… https://t.co/ghicIWQFjF
Retweeted by James Clarke @TicoRomao Like fifteen years a while back, Tico. And yet...it feels like yesterday, too. @TicoRomao I remember you talking to me about this film with such enthusiasm the morning after you had been to see… https://t.co/20epMretF0Pls come to this so I’m not talking to myself 🙂 https://t.co/oiBoicRgdp
Retweeted by James ClarkeLast year during a visit to the @NPGLondon I learnt that artist Doris Zinkeisen recorded the liberation of Belsen… https://t.co/yPLIBd9QFWThere are plenty of ways to visit London Film School, 2020 - join one of our tours, Jan - Mar. #filmmakerhttps://t.co/gvWq3mNtQG
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1/27
2020
@TicoRomao Another favourite from my teen years. Also the first movie on DVD that I bought.Last year during a visit to the @NPGLondon I learnt that artist Doris Zinkeisen recorded the liberation of Belsen B… https://t.co/VIJ06ertny @rachsyme The Professor’s House by Willa Cather. @TicoRomao My brother and I loved watching this when we first discovered it on tv when we were kids.No question about it, Helen Taylor who has written this (https://t.co/yutwHRA4xX) was one of the most supportive an… https://t.co/nsLt49NjF8https://t.co/VlPkZnA8Vi
1/26
2020
@Dr_Dimitra_Fimi @IRSCL_News @issclblog @UofGFantasy I remember reading this when it was first published and enjoying it greatly.👍 @andyeduardo77 @TicoRomao Andy, do you describe yourself using those nine words, too?👍The first episode of #Picard was hugely enjoyable. I had not realised that one of my favourite writers, Michael Cha… https://t.co/qWRjyb2nIQ @TicoRomao It is a real achievement.👍As we mark one year since his passing, we wanted to share a note from Jonas about his - and our - beloved Anthology… https://t.co/BUkpDB7NjW
Retweeted by James Clarke#otd in 1849 Frederick Douglass addressed a Burns supper in Rochester, New York: https://t.co/froPccTeJK https://t.co/HRAYYHgES1
Retweeted by James Clarke @TicoRomao Have you see Terence Davies’ movie, A Quiet Passion, Tico? 👍Good to see this confirmed:https://t.co/vcpy0uB0Ir 🐋
1/25
2020
ALCS is very concerned by the Government’s announcement that they will not be implementing the Copyright Directive.… https://t.co/ITAhn3pVxv
Retweeted by James ClarkeIt’s good to be back in at @lfsorguk today working with the students on their screenplays.
1/24
2020

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