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Movie Review - "Fanny and Alexander" (1982)

Now that I have watched five Ingmar Bergman films, I think I can safely say that none of his films resonate with me and that they are more irritating than enjoyable. 407 more words


Blackpaint 618 - The World is a Den of Thieves - So Stay Behind the Line

Gursky at the Hayward

This finishes on 22 April, so go soon.  No concessions for seniors not on benefits, which is bad for me but probably satisfying if you’re a resentful younger person awaiting the demise of “selfish” baby boomers.  524 more words

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TTYA - Fanny & Alexander (1982)

3 hours of Bergman… For any other cinephile, this would be a truly exciting prospect.


I’ve expressed my feelings about Ingmar Bergman before. I think he’s a talented director, whose films are just too dialogue driven and who often lack really interesting filmmaking qualities, and because of that, I often have a hard time getting really invested in them. 433 more words

Film Review

THEATRE REVIEW: Fanny and Alexander starring Penelope Wilton


WHERE: Old Vic

WHEN: 24/2, press night 1/3, runs to 14/4/18

We join director Max Webster and writer Stephen Beresford for a Q&A two nights before their production of Ingmar Bergman’s beloved children’s classic… 363 more words



London’s streets were deserted last week.  Everyone seemed to be home, struggling to cope with the coldest spell we’ve had in years.  But theatregoers were still out and about, scuttling as quickly as frozen pavements would allow.  395 more words

Episode 201 - "It's a Non-Traditional Holiday Film, Charlie Brown!"

It’s the holiday season and there’s no better time to start our second season!  Join the guys and special guest Stephanie Dumas (Sam’s wife!) as they take a look at three non-traditional holiday films to see if such films can… 130 more words


Best Christmas-Adjacent Movies

You know how the conversation goes: Somebody at some party or other social gathering  this season asks the generally reliable ice-breaker, “What’s your favourite Christmas movie?” Conversation gets flowing, and the usual suspects come up ( 1,880 more words

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