The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Hammer hits one out of the park with this 'ripping good' Sherlock Holmes tale, tilted heavily toward gothic mystery and horror. Peter Cushing and André Morell excel in heroic roles, while Christopher ...

The Eclipse Viewer – Episode 33 – Three Wicked Melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures

This podcast focuses on Criterion’s Eclipse Series of DVDs. Hosts David Blakeslee and Trevor Berrett give an overview of each box and offer their perspectives on the unique treasures they find inside. ...

Another Major Movie Star Gone in Late November

Jean Kent: British film star and ‘Last of the Gainsborough Girls’ dead at 92 (photo: actress Jean Kent in ‘Madonna of the Seven Moons’) News outlets and tabloids — little difference these days — have ...

50 Greatest British Directors Who Ever Lived

In celebration of dragon slaying, British patron saint, and all around great guy, Saint George, we figured that the best way to mark the occasion of his death than by celebrating immortality through ...

Joyce Howard obituary

Actor whose 1940s heyday featured two films as co-star to James Mason The 1940s was a ripe period for women in British films, when stars such as Margaret Lockwood, Phyllis Calvert, Valerie Hobson and ...