A period piece set in the 1950’s, starts with Hester (Rachel Weisz) attempting suicide from a gas fire. The attempt fails, and she starts to recover. 346 more words
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Yesterday I attended this fascinating and engaging lecture given by John Woodward. Many thanks to the University of Westminster for the invitation to attend. 57 more words
April is all about cheerful zappy fun, but we thought it would really be fun to inject some melancholy in that chirpy yellow place.
So, here’s a film that has a brilliant yellow-orange palette but with despondent undertones. 34 more words
Follow up reports to Government commissioned reviews can often be rather bland and self-congratulatory but Chris Smith’s Film Policy Review two year update has rather more teeth and doesn’t hold back from expressing frustration with the BFI, Government and industry’s lack of progress in a number of areas. 774 more words
I have not posted in here since before the Christmas period. I thought it was time I put another step on my online footprint however this is not a reflection on the current news, but praise for a beautiful piece of cinema I have just watched on my TV. 378 more words