Dr Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb review – still a blast

Age has not withered the queasy nightmare of Stanley Kubrick’s nuclear holocaust satire, starring Peter Sellers at the peak of his powers Stanley Kubrick’s nuclear holocaust suspense satire Dr ...

Going, going, Goon: letters by Sellers and Milligan turn air blue

Previously unseen correspondence between the two comedians and musician Alan Clare is to be sold at auction They were never known for their sense of decorum and linguistic restraint, but a cache of ...

'The Pink Panther': THR's 1964 Review

'The Pink Panther': THR's 1964 Review On March 20, 1964, Peter Sellers' Inspector Clouseau made his way to theaters in The Pink Panther. The Hollywood Reporter's original review, headlined "'Pink Panther' Sure-Fire Blockbuster Comedy ...

Rendez-Vous Review: ‘CoinCoin and the Extra-Humans’ Accentuates the Extremities of ‘Li’l Quinquin’

CoinCoin, formerly known as Li’l Quinquin in Bruno Dumont’s film of the same title, is back in CoinCoin and the Extra-Humans (CoinCoin et les Z’inhumains). His name change, like the various physical ...

The Wrong Box

Director Bryan Forbes tries his hand at comedy. His nostalgic Victorian farce features an eclectic choice of Brit stars — established greats John Mills & Ralph Richardson, the freshly-minted Michael ...

Oscars: What Should Have Won – Dr. Strangelove over My Fair Lady for Best Picture

Graeme Robertson on why Dr. Strangelove should have won Best Picture over My Fair Lady… For today’s entry, we’re looking at the Oscars celebrating the best of 1964, a year in which George Cukor’s ...

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The first issue of Cinema Retro's 15th season (#43) has now been mailed to subscribers around the globe. Thanks to our loyal readers, the world's most unique film magazine is entering another exciting ...

Herb Ellis, Actor and Jack Webb Collaborator on 'Dragnet,' Dies at 97

Herb Ellis, Actor and Jack Webb Collaborator on 'Dragnet,' Dies at 97 Herb Ellis, a veteran character actor who helped Jack Webb create the legendary cop show Dragnet, has died. He was 97. Ellis died Dec. 26 in San Gabriel, Calif., his daughter, Karen, told The ...

Sacha Baron Cohen On Unseen Shocking Scenes In Trump-Inspired Golden Globe-Nominated Series ‘Who Is America?’

Sacha Baron Cohen On Unseen Shocking Scenes In Trump-Inspired Golden Globe-Nominated Series ‘Who Is America?’ After honing the difficult craft of creating laughs with characters embedded in situations where only he is in a comedy in Da Ali G Show, Borat and Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen turned his skill toward ...

Sword of Sherwood Forest

Sword of Sherwood Forest Blu ray Twilight Time 1960 / 2.35:1 /80 Min. / Street Date October 16, 2018 Starring Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Richard Pasco, Nigel Green Cinematography by Ken ...

‘Performance’: 50 Years On From The “Chaos” & “Gold” Of The Mick Jagger-Fronted British Crime Drama

‘Performance’: 50 Years On From The “Chaos” & “Gold” Of The Mick Jagger-Fronted British Crime Drama Performance, the 1970 British crime drama best known as Mick Jagger’s acting debut, had a challenging route to screen. But despite troubles with studio Warner Bros, the film, which defines the ...

Rome Film Festival line-up includes 'The Girl In The Spider's Web' with Claire Foy

Rome Film Festival line-up includes 'The Girl In The Spider's Web' with Claire Foy Other titles include Bad Times At El Royale and Park Chan-Wook series The Little Drummer Girl; The 13th Rome Film Fest (18-28 October) has unveiled its line-up. It will feature in its non-competitive ...

Oscar Flashback: With ‘Goldfinger’ and ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ snubbed, ‘Mary Poppins’ tune wins Best Original Song

Oscar Flashback: With ‘Goldfinger’ and ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ snubbed, ‘Mary Poppins’ tune wins Best Original Song This article marks Part 9 of the Gold Derby series analyzing 84 years of Best Original Song at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at the timeless tunes recognized in this category, the results of ...

Cannabis Cuisine Lights Up Cooking Shows, Restaurant Menus

Cannabis Cuisine Lights Up Cooking Shows, Restaurant Menus The first time I can remember a reference to eating marijuana came as a teenager seeing the prescient 1968 satire, “I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!,” in which Peter Sellers transforms into a hippie after ...

Film Review: ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’

Film Review: ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’ In a pop-culture era rife with cleverness for its own sake, how did Rowan Atkinson’s new spy-spoof sequel wind up with a title as retro bland as “Johnny English Strikes Again”? Was “Johnny English Is ...

‘Hal’: See This Doc on the Greatest American Filmmaker of the 1970s Stat

‘Hal’: See This Doc on the Greatest American Filmmaker of the 1970s Stat When was the last time you watched Being There? Sure, everyone namedropped the Peter Sellers movie, about an idiot savant who watches TV and becomes a major political player, when a certain someone ...

Liz Fraser obituary

Stage and screen actor best known for her roles in the Carry On films and as Cynthia Kite in the 1959 classic I’m All Right Jack The actor Liz Fraser, who has died aged 88, specialised in comedy in a ...

Liz Fraser obituary

Stage and screen actor best known for her roles in the Carry On films and as Cynthia Kite in the 1959 classic I’m All Right Jack The actor Liz Fraser, who has died aged 88, specialised in comedy in a ...

‘The Ghost of Peter Sellers’ Film Review: A Troubled, Barely-Seen Comedy and Its Erratic Star

‘The Ghost of Peter Sellers’ Film Review: A Troubled, Barely-Seen Comedy and Its Erratic Star Peter Medak’s new documentary “The Ghost of Peter Sellers,” about the catastrophic production of the actor’s failed 1973 pirate comedy “Ghost in the Noonday Sun,” begins with a little back-patting. ...

Liz Fraser, British Star of Comedy Film Series 'Carry On,' Dies at 88

Liz Fraser, British Star of Comedy Film Series 'Carry On,' Dies at 88 Liz Fraser, the British comic actress best known for her role in several of the bawdy Carry On series of films in the 1960s, has died. She was 88. The actress passed away on Thursday in a London ...

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