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Ken Russell's Woefully Misunderstood 1970 film, The Music Lovers

Common sense would dictate that if it were the intention of Roy Baird, the producer of The Music Lovers, to make a concise reconstruction of the life of legendary Russian composer, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, he should’ve considered someone other than Ken Russell to direct the film. 1,149 more words


No Protective Curve: Glenda Jackson

I’m involved in a few projects outside my DPhil. One of the most exciting: I’m advising on a short animation of Stevie Smith’s poem ‘ 713 more words

Old Vic Theatre Announces New 2016/2017 Season

Matthew Warchus, Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre has today revealed details of his second season at the London venue. 

The first new production that audiences can look forward to in the new season is a production of Samuel Beckett’s… 175 more words


[Last Film I Watch] A Touch of Class (1973)

Title: A Touch of Class
Year: 1973
Country: UK
Language: English, Spanish
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director: Melvin Frank
Melvin Frank
Jack Rose
Music: John Cameron… 556 more words

Film Review

Blackpaint 535- It's all there, at once; the Night Manager, Churchill and Llewyn.

George Blacklock – Colour and Abstraction (Crowood 2015)

Although I don’t agree with many (actually any) of the rules Blacklock sets out in his book, he makes the interesting observation that a painting differs from other art forms – literature, music, cinema, dance, theatre – in that you see the whole of a painting immediately.   524 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Prophecy: No presidential election in 2016

Prophecy: No presidential election in 2016; President Obama to remain in office.

Some theists claim that miracles and prophecy passed away with the apostles of Jesus’ day. 466 more words


Glenda Jackson to play King Lear

Glenda Jackson, after years away from the stage as a Member of Parliament, is set to play King Lear. See the story here.