I think Sam Mendes is a great director. Revolutionary Road, The Road To Perdition and American Beauty are all fine films. I was, therefore, looking forward to seeing 1917, which has been getting great reviews and recently won a Golden Globe.

Unfortunately, I didn’t count on my sleeping “problem” affecting any enjoyment. For over 18 months, I’ve been experiencing insomnia. Until recently, this hasn’t impinged on my movie viewing activities. But only 10 minutes into 1917 and I was nodding off — even snoring. (Thankfully, no one was sitting nearby.)

I can tell you a few things about the first…

Graham Catt

Graham is a South Australian writer of poetry and short stories. Sometimes he takes photographs. Graham’s website is at www.grahamcatt.com

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