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At The Sunday Times; hitched to @rosamunddean; wrote a book; text me in a crisis

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Joined Twitter 1/24/09


No longer the lowpoint of either man’s career https://t.co/sDRiJM12a7 @laurasnapes Ah thanks, missed that - will readCarey Mulligan is also excellent in the very different The Dig btw - which is out this week, I think, on Netflix. A… https://t.co/tCJAEoepLBA film that’s stayed with me for weeks - PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN. So easy to watch because it is vibrant and funny, b… https://t.co/GhI7SiDz8Y
1/25
2021
Snow in London today very much like the pandemic since September - a sprinkling of hope and joy all gone within about half an hour
1/24
2021
@rickburin The only one I really like is The Darjeeling Limited 🤷🏻‍♂️ @rickburin “I have no idea who or what this smug, unfunny, charmless, tonally incoherent mess is for” - what I think of most of his films @DaniGraph I haven’t yet but the chat around it is exhausting
1/23
2021
BREAKING: Biden signs executive order that limits drone shots in documentaries to establishing and concluding only https://t.co/UwlhhabfUm
Retweeted by Jonathan DeanAbsolutely buzzing for the Oscars this year, in which a parade of expensively dressed A-Listers accept their awards… https://t.co/6U8PaUaBok @Myboysmum Good point, sorry to doubt themAlso, if you’re going to defend your company using crucial open green space during a pandemic of infectious disease… https://t.co/T3RVXxpytdSo the Secret Cinema boss says they "put places on the map and then other businesses come in our wake” - the site t… https://t.co/Tyeiy7IWsL @GerardCorvin You’d hope so! But it’s a shame - we spoke about a lot that was really good, a year agoCan’t wait for people to read my long zero relevance Rami Malek interview from March 2020 https://t.co/QgxyOR29iq
1/22
2021
@BillyNM5 I didn’t say it shouldn’t be cancelled @mattmecham I don’t know. Festivals are complex - you need bands to be confident enough to be touring, for one. Whi… https://t.co/H2dAYinFCnMore depressing stuff of that ilk 👇 https://t.co/xk3jGVcq7RThis is what manager @colinprolifica told me last September, so it’s utterly dimwitted to think of the cancellation… https://t.co/MsAd6K1Mf3I’m sad about Glastonbury because I always have a lovely time there, but I’m mostly sad for the artists and crew be… https://t.co/ZYwa7Mclp9 @jamie_graham9 Fair point @jamie_graham9 It’s aged very well I think - in fact, it deals with themes slightly ahead of its time - and I also… https://t.co/gz8YlAeIpK
1/21
2021
@Fish_o_wick Ah that rings a bell now. Really works too. Clever bunch @stephens_ben Don’t think he can do wordsDoes anyone know why he picked YMCA? https://t.co/Y2ms1O35LLThis morning. I may have this framed. https://t.co/tMM3CmOEfS
Retweeted by Jonathan DeanInAWEguration https://t.co/MoLxYO29MiIt’s *quite* hard explaining to young kids exactly why Trump got elected without going down some complicated rabbit… https://t.co/GTiTUW1udb
1/20
2021
@julianstockton @paulmcevoy Yes, I agree - perfect. I spent a lot of time with Richard the director during the edit… https://t.co/KhO6cUXuRt20 years of DONNIE DARKO then. A film I couldn’t love more. Saw it… six times at cinema? Obsessed with its beauty,… https://t.co/tw9xQkM2Qp‘Until’? https://t.co/DEhhXiivdZ @JNRaeside Yes - the moment they decide to jump back and forth is flawless. The tension building works really well… https://t.co/NwMbraDPzG @DizzyJB Oh god really. I hadn’t seen that complaint. I mean, yes, I think a lot of viewers are lazy and passive, b… https://t.co/p9C83jTq5xOne thing I really like about The Serpent is how frequently and clearly it jumps time. I thought the same about Ger… https://t.co/VPyeoUi3zO
1/19
2021
@jamie_graham9 @rickburin (You’re not alone - did little for me too) @rickburin @jamie_graham9 Interesting you mention Silver Linings Playbook - a film I loved - because I was about to… https://t.co/NVDmqlDzpe @hattiehattie No. Just a ghastly cabin thing somewhere too far out of Venice that was covered in mosquitoes and had… https://t.co/aINo1D9Fs5 @hattiehattie Watching it has reminded me how much I hate backpacking. And I only went for about a week, around Italy @shelf_abuse @jamie_graham9 Ah I think The Pledge is superb as well @jamie_graham9 Off the top of my head, for more recent years, to add to the list… I’d chuck in… Annihilation, Mindi… https://t.co/ktuyV9SPPG @griffaldo2 I reckon There Will Be Blood and The Master are, tonally and stylistically, very similar so I definitel… https://t.co/soePSD7X11 @Dorianlynskey Yes that’s very interesting and I totally agree - I’m surprised too. I did hear though that quiz sho… https://t.co/2GcARlxoL6 @Dorianlynskey A lot of new films - Pieces of a Woman, News of the World, One Night In Miami - were finished in Mar… https://t.co/W2HoZyEkYe @jamie_graham9 Yes. There is a bit toward the end where Barry Pepper breaks down which really stuck with me. Great… https://t.co/nMVWbVw66PI think about the film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada an awful lot. I remember it as being incredibly prof… https://t.co/RXUfKoDNmO @jamesjammcmahon Will accept Studio Ghibli 👍 @BBCSangita If lockdown goes on much longer, it can become a long novel @BBCSangita Maybe it’s this weird time - but I found it rather emotional tbhI think my 6yo just wrote the opening scene of the new Pixar film 🦭 https://t.co/PfAaeiCuLX @VinnyHolliday That was all there was on that I’m afraid. But worth raising - we met over a year ago. Where are those songs!?The last thing we need is The Terminal 2 https://t.co/4YTrfypAGk
1/18
2021
@stuartmcgurk Just remembering it more and I think I only got a 40% mark for the Chomsky piece, jeez @emmacox Never too late! @The_Shiznit I saved four of the Chomsky quotes for Nuts week actuallyJust remembering when I was a journalism student and we had to write a news story and I emailed Noam Chomsky for a… https://t.co/KeuaKK9aIoVery bad news. Secret Cinema coming to Walthamstow to deprive children’s football teams of their playing grounds, i… https://t.co/Mab3VksjK8
Retweeted by Jonathan DeanThis is Lana Jean Clarkson, the actress Phil Spector murdered. https://t.co/SpjJPm2OHS
Retweeted by Jonathan DeanWith apologies to @jamie_graham9A piece that I could write in my sleep - a guide to the films of PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON. One comment? ‘Why no mention… https://t.co/niUko6gn8jEnjoyed meeting KINGSLEY BEN-ADIR - who is excellent as Malcolm X in One Night In Miami. Had some interesting thing… https://t.co/44WxMTb7BP
1/17
2021
@Solzaar @rht73 You been to Fischer’s btw? On Marylebone High Street? Really good (and £££) Austrian place @rht73 @Solzaar 🇦🇹 @DaisyDudeLilley Christ on a fucking bike @Babypicturethis 👍 @Robynandhergla1 That’s a very generous reading! @Hemmo It’s just all so disgusting @Babypicturethis Oh I was trying to keep his name out to skip the bit where his fans descend and attack...I would enjoy WandaVision a lot more if its lead hadn’t sent these texts https://t.co/YOjtQ39GR4 @BurndtOutWard Don’t think you need to trade it in? Can have both (I think)Had no idea this was a thing, but the replies about other accidents - from somebody marrying their brother-in-law t… https://t.co/fJnKRbEnxs @marionfitt Goodness @julietsimmons No not all. Just a form off the Austrian embassy site and then some document verifications - this is… https://t.co/0MJ9iCoNNm @KatieMcCay That’s weird
1/16
2021
@bendotvc Yes wild isn’t it? Embassy closed at the moment, obviously, but planning a day out there, with Austrian f… https://t.co/zcMPAiQNgL @helenredstone But thanks for the DJing @Solzaar Sure - can’t find the link I’m afraid (I’m quite far into the process) but it’s this -… https://t.co/wLseWLZHJ9 @maid_marriott You got a meal in return ffs @RosamundUrwin Oh god this reminds me - someone messaged Rosamund about her ‘new baby’ after your piece in the paper the other week...Incidentally, which is also interesting, the passport thing was because my grandfather was a Jewish refugee from Au… https://t.co/7tVtDQAtPB @GrantTucker @greg_jenner Me or Greg? @sharonlhanley Certainly throwing up some new things @bellamackie I need to go to Tower Hamlets registrar office and find someone to sign it ☹️ @LizziePaton @joshglancy I got Ugg slippers this week too and I cosign their worth. Duvets around my feet @JasonCritic NobodyBig news today. Had to get our marriage certificate verified for passport reasons and it turns out the registrar di… https://t.co/kUpgSzna0X @hattiehattie Aren’t we all people of destiny though, via definition?Just drove past the last place I had a proper non-curfew night out - early March 2020. Felt like another life. As far back as university @robbiereviews Yet to see the film but hugely doubt it’s as good as that joke tbh
1/15
2021
@Magic_Kitten Just on that patch of ground though @spatialanalysis Oh god I didn’t realise. Wasn’t that on in Leyton only about five years ago?I bet the film is ContagionSidepoint - that’s right next to my local dumpIf Secret Cinema becomes the cockroach of the arts and survives this when things that aren’t completely stupid don’… https://t.co/5uGUhokOFA @greg_jenner See! https://t.co/kfal43yOVGEverytime I see a photo of Foo Fighters I could swear they’ve added another bloke https://t.co/Am5WRZSrEA @maxdeveson Lockdown 3 the Godfather 3 then - when the kids really suffer @Martin_Hemming Yes definitely had drier socks @missbarton @juderogers I have just sent these tweets to a friend who makes such showsLockdown one now clearly The Matrix of lockdowns, compared to The Matrix Revolutions we’re in today https://t.co/gZAufxQquT
1/14
2021

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