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A Remarkable "Ragtime" at Stray Dog Theatre

Ragtime, the Musical
Book by Terrrence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on the Novel by E.L. Doctorow
Directed by Justin Been… 1,096 more words

St Louis Theatre

Mike Hodges' GET CARTER

In the back rooms of London, gangsters smoke cigarettes, drink scotch, and view pornographic images on a slideshow. While the stoic John Carter watches his secret fiance getting felt up by his boss, he gets a phone call telling him that his brother has been killed. 393 more words

Film Review

The Monday Matinee, episode 12: The End of Murania

It was over too soon! All really terrible things must come to an end. So, for the last time, the oddly stressful theme music plays, and we get a confusing recap of fragments of the previous instalments. 1,429 more words

FILM

'The Frighteners: The Manipulators' (LWT 1972): A contemporary review

The Frighteners, the first title in our new ‘Forgotten TV Dramas’ DVD range (in association with Network Distributing) went on sale today. Little seen (even at the time!), not much was ever written about the series, but while researching the Viewing Notes I did come across this perceptive review of Mike Hodges’ episode… 757 more words

1970s

'Forgotten TV Drama' DVD range launched in association with Network Distributing Ltd.

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new range of ‘Forgotten TV Drama’ DVD titles drawn from the ITV Archive. The range will be curated by the ‘History of Forgotten Drama in the UK’ team at Royal Holloway and released by Network Distributing Ltd. 528 more words

1970s

Two stars. Two totally different acting methods. One worried movie director.

When I was a kid growing up, living with my parents, watching television a lot, there were two people who established in my brain the importance of the director. 309 more words

Movies

XL Popcorn - Get Carter / Hannah and Her Sisters

List Item: Watch all of the “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die”
Title: Get Carter
Director: Mike Hodges
Year: 1971
Country: UK

Gangster movies probably rank as my least favourite of all movie genres. 609 more words

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