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Independent Artists: An Oral History

By Laura Mayne (LauraJaneMayne)

Independent Artists, headed by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn, was a film production company which operated in Britain from the late 1940s to the early 1960s, but was perhaps most active in production between 1958 and 1963.  2,060 more words

British Cinema

Archive Feature • OSBORNE'S LAST STAND • 1956 and All What?

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Even in death, John Osborne has the power to stir up controversy. I think I may be one of those on whom David Hare turned a withering scorn on Monday night. 703 more words



I had the pleasure of writing liner notes for Masters of Cinema’s Blu-ray release of Lindsay Anderson and David Sherwin’s IF…. (available below — support… 398 more words


My Darling Clementine - now on Blu-Ray - featuring a Movie Masterclass!

A fantastic new Blu-Ray release of John Fords ‘My Darling Clementine‘ was released on 17th August by Arrow Video – with both the original premiered cut in 4K and the longer pre-release cut in 2K. 124 more words

Movie Masterclass


The Wellington writer and critic, Simon Sweetman, recently asked his readers a couple of questions that inadvertently led to my recalling some scenes from the past. 506 more words



Supposedly (and hilariously) a favourite of David Cameron’s, If…. is a seminal British satire set in a private school.

The school itself is suitably grim; all wooden panels and cruelty. 267 more words


Film Making: If....

This quintessential cinematic gem Directed by Lindsay Anderson in 1968 is one of the all time greats of British Cinema. As per usual Lindsay Anderson it’s brilliantly satirical like all his later works. 970 more words

Film Making