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Whether or not this was intentional, as the land of Peter Pan morphed into Mary Poppins and finally Harry Potter, Boyle presented an uncannily accurate picture of how the culture of death has transformed the Britain of Christian-centred decency into one of secularist decreptitude.
From the first shot of an open highway, obscured by the band bus's window frame, to the citations from critics assailing the band for its left-leaning decreptitude, nothing is taken too seriously.