Category Archives: Paul Farley

At the Pictures: Distant Voices, Still Lives

‘Distant Voices, Still Lives‘, directed by Terence Davies and released in 1988, is one of the finest British films, with one of the simplest of premises: scenes from the life of a post-war Liverpudlian family based, loosely, on that of … Continue reading

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At the pictures: Letter to Brezhnev

Liverpool Scorpio Rising – the death and resurrection show Longitude 5 point 3; 25 North Latitude 3 Zero Zero West The stars align: a ship looms through the dark, two men peer across the bow: ‘Liverpool…Beatles…’ Of course, it could only be … Continue reading

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