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21/12

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Я Могу Петь Радуги

I’m rather behind the curve with this story, but today I discovered a photo of Tilda Swinton flying a rainbow flag outside the Kremlin (and risking 15 days detention in jail), in honour of the LGBT community in Russia, and … Continue reading

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JuLiar

Although I knew that Tilda Swinton was the star of Julia (2008), and had bought it solely for that reason, I still failed to recognise her when she first appeared on screen. I’m used to seeing her play quite severe … Continue reading

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The Young Offender’s Mum

[Contains nappy-crapping SPOILERS] Despite being an avowed Tilda Swinton fan, I was wary about watching We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), because I’d assumed from the serious subject matter that it would be a rather dreary and depressing experience. … Continue reading

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“That’s Kind Of Weird, Huh?”

[Contains nervous, sweaty SPOILERS!!!] While cheerfully copy-and-pasting Tilda Swinton titles into my “wish list”, I neglected to check how large her role actually was in each of the films I was listing… thankfully, while she may only score a few … Continue reading

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Man, I Feel Like A Woman

[Contains gender-bending SPOILERS!] Inspired by seeing Tilda Swinton at the BAFTA Film Awards on Sunday, I plucked my copy of Orlando (1992) from the diminishing pile of unwatched Xmas pressies. For those who don’t know, this satirical feminist parable stars … Continue reading

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BAFTA Film 2012

So, last night was the BAFTA Film Awards, which can only mean one thing… another sleepless night spent polishing my own imaginary acceptance speech (for “Outstanding Debut’, in case you’re curious). Meanwhile, back in the real (televised) world, this happened: … Continue reading

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