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Jane Bussmann

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Ten Reasons to See Four Lions This Weekend

Posted November 9, 2010 | 11:50:19 (EST)

It's finally safe to go back to the cinema. Four Lions is a movie that won't make you feel dirty.

10. It's written and directed by Chris Morris, the funniest man in Britain (think Peter Cook, John Cleese). But don't take my word for it, watch

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When Did 'Ordinary' Become Praise?

Posted April 27, 2010 | 13:50:51 (EST)

As I hurled my breakfast at the TV screen this morning, a new truth was visible between the slowly-descending cornflakes. Our candidates are judged not for their policies - God knows life is too short - but for an attribute that has become synonymous with leadership quality: ordinariness.

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The War That Isn't What it Seems

Posted April 17, 2010 | 16:08:24 (EST)

Right now, four congressmen are trying to fathom whether a sheaf of paper could lead to something not seen since our grandfathers' days: a war with a happy ending. In an age when a war with any kind of ending would be astonishing, the Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern...

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