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CLASSIC FILM REIVEW: Billy Liar (1963)

This was originally written as part of an essay for the Introduction to Film Studies module at the University of Limerick circa 2010.

William ‘Billy’ Fisher (Tom Courtenay) is an aspiring screenwriter who works as an undertaker’s clerk. 525 more words


Criterion Adds "Don't Look Now" to the Collection

The home video powerhouse that is the Criterion Collection has announced that Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now will be coming to Blu-ray and DVD on February 10th. 194 more words


Don't Look Now (1973)

I will admit it from the very beginning:  this is a rant.    Rants are good for you, and we should all have them from time to time, I’m sure you’ll agree. 648 more words


Rasputin the Mad Monk

Finally saw Christopher Lee’s take on Rasputin. Rasputin the Mad Monk is a Hammer flick, a minor classic really, yet not as well known as their horror flicks. 542 more words

Movies And Television

Classic Scene: McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

Robert Altman’s anti-western McCabe & Mrs Miller is one of the most underrated films of all time, despite the fact the late, great Roger Ebert had it in his own personal top ten and referred to it as a ‘perfect’ film. 291 more words



What is it that looks like magic, makes people think you’re a proper genius, and elevates your fiction from the humdrum?

No, it’s not signing with JK Rowling’s agent — thought that probably wouldn’t hurt — it’s foreshadowing. 1,278 more words