Alfred Hitchcock was already a prolific film-maker by 1935 but of all his early work The 39 Steps, released 80 years ago today, August 1, 1935, is considered the best. 399 more words
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Quirky, slightly retro comedy from Wes Anderson
The Grand Budapest Hotel is directed and co-written by Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom (2012)). The film focuses upon the adventures of a former concierge of the hotel, Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), as told by its current owner Mr Moustafa (F. 340 more words
Will We Ever Walk This Way Again?
On that stunning sunny Sunday afternoon – English wickets tumbling, Englishmen around us grumbling – it slowly dawned on me that the Test was likely to end that day and our 5th day tickets would soon be relegated to the status of souvenirs. 1,585 more words
Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay, complete with stiff-upper-lip, British gung-ho and pencil moustache as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and, of course, devastatingly beautiful women. 316 more words