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Wed 28 July 2021

The Odeon of Death takes a look at the week’s events through the medium of cinema.


Nineteen Eighty-Four II: The Return of Big Brother (2019)

“Nobody heard what Big Brother was saying. It was merely a few words of encouragement, the sort of words that are uttered in the din of battle, not distinguishable individually but restoring confidence by the fact of being spoken. Then the face of Big Brother faded away again, and instead the three slogans of the Party stood out in bold capitals:
WAR IS PEACE
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY
LET’S GET BREXIT DONE AND BRING THIS COUNTRY TOGETHER.”

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