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“The cinema can reflect, can even stimulate the vitality of a nation, but it cannot create that vitality.”
— Lindsay Anderson, from Never Apologise: The Collected Writings

The Optimists of Nine Elms (1973) Sunday by the Sea (1953)

For our October screening we return to another largely forgotten film by director Anthony Simmons – introduced again by his son and Classic Film Club member Jonathan (see April’s… 726 more words

Classic Film Club

Canary Row

A bit of Warners Islamophobia to balance Disney’s anti-semitism.

I bought a DVD of Porky Pig cartoons because it was only 33p, and seemed worth a punt. 592 more words


Panel discussion on Lindsay Anderson at the BFI Southbank, curated by David Somerset

Mamoun Hassan appeared recently at the British Film Institute’s Seniors talk on the work of  film, television and stage director, critic and actor Lindsay Anderson (1923 – 1994) at the… 302 more words

Movie Masterclass

O Lucky Man (1973)

In 1968, screenwriter David Sherwin and director Lindsay Anderson made If…., a savage and surreal film about a small band of rebels at a British public school. 1,184 more words


"One man can change the world with a bullet in the right place."
- Mick Travis
Dir: Lindsay Anderson

DoP: Miroslav Ondricek

Year: 1968

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High-Rise (2015) | Ben Wheatley’s brutal, bonkers blend of black humour, horror and anarchy is a winner

JG Ballard’s cult 1975 novel gets the big-screen treatment from Ben Wheatley (Kill List/Sightseers) and the result is a blackly comic vision of a dystopian Britain on the brink of social meltdown. 347 more words