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An infinite variety?

Sometimes lists and historical industry overviews allow a combination of reflection and education.

In the world of cinema I often find rewards from reading analyses of genres – horror, biography, sci-fi, comedy etc. – and/or the entire bodies of work of individual actors or directors, not least because I enjoy both being reminded of things I had forgotten and testing whether I agree with the author’s opinions and conclusions.

Here’s one that I spotted – Jose Sommerlad reviewing movie depictions of US Presidents (real and fictional) down through history, as appears today upon the website of – THE INDEPENDENT



About Neil Rosen

Neil went to the City of London School and Manchester University graduating with a 1st in economics. After a brief stint in accountancy, Neil emigrated to a kibbutz In Israel. His articles on the burgeoning Israeli film industry earned comparisons to Truffaut and Godard in Cahiers du Cinema. Now one of the world's leading film critics and moderators at film Festivals Neil has written definitively in his book Kosher Nostra on Jewish post war actors. Neil lives with his family in North London. More Posts