“… it’s like a Mancunian FATAL ATTRACTION but with more laughs and less bunnies.” Gavin Midgley reviews HOBSON’S CHOICE, screened as part of the “Made in Britain” series.
Eschewing the conventional, Nicolas Roeg’s stylish adaptation of Walter Tevis’ sci-fi novel is a rewarding experience, tempered only by occasional overindulgence. Gavin Midgley reviews.
“A standard Hammer Horror vehicle with a few fresh twists which distinguish it from the DRACULA and FRANKENSTEIN sequels”. Gavin Midgley reviews THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES, the latest in the “Made In Britain” season.
Gavin Midgley looks at the works of Powell and Pressburger, from patriotic wartime propaganda via the vivacious Archers Film Productions to that influential post-Pressburger classic, PEEPING TOM.
The Ealing brand is well known for its comedy output in the late 1940s and early 1950s, but 1949 was a particularly golden year: Gavin Midgley ranks PASSPORT TO PIMLICO among the finest comedies ever to be made on these shores.
Sean Hogan is a rising star on the British horror scene. His most recent film, THE DEVIL’S BUSINESS, garnered a bucketload of positive reviews at last year’s Film4 FrightFest. Gavin Midgley talked to Sean about the film and its production.
It’s a brave man who would dare try to breathe new life in to this most flogged of horses. But who better to take on the challenge than someone who grew up with the genre and knows it inside out? Gavin Midgley reviews Dexter Fletcher’s contemplative crime thriller WILD BILL.
Terence Davies recently attended a live Q&A with a screening of his newest film THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. Gavin Midgely reviews.
Gavin Midgley reviews Vincente Minnelli’s ravishing MGM musical