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WE’VE GOT GRIM LOCKED DOWN

Ancient blog post from the old T.M.I. dating back to March 2008.
Word to Percy Carey – he’s got an appropriately gruelling story to tell, but when we’re not lapsing into high gloss nostalgia, nobody does bleakness like the Brits. It’s something to be proud of. Onscreen, the Canadians can bring it, as can the Aussies and Russians, but we’ve got it down to a fine art. And in the case of ‘Apaches’ and ‘Threads’ there’s a gloom that never seems to subside…
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