The Forgotten: See Sammy Run

Ken Hughes was an interesting character. The closest thing I have to a personal anecdote came from an old friend who was an assistant director: "Ken Hughes was the dirtiest man I ever met." I don't ...

2019 Canneseries Lineup Unveiled

Paris — Netflix Original Series “How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast),” BBC One-Canal Plus-HBO drama “Years & Years” and Amazon/Liberty Global order “The Feed” look like potential highlights at a 2nd ...

John Boyega, James McAvoy’s Bunnies Battle Dark Forces in ‘Watership Down’ First Trailer (Video)

The upcoming BBC adaption of the children’s classic “Watership Down” ain’t no fluffy tale. Voiced by John Boyega, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Olivia Colman, Ben Kingsley, Gemma Arterton, Daniel ...

Retro Review: British ’80s Sitcom “The Clairvoyant”

This article is a step back in time, more than 30 years to be exact, as we review a one-series wonder on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) network. Piloted in 1984 and aired in 1986, The ...

The Forgotten: Ken Russell's "French Dressing" (1964)

Ken Russell spent most of his days regarding his first theatrical feature, French Dressing, as a disaster. Certainly it did his career prospects no good at the time. Then he caught it on late night TV ...

Horror Classics: Four Chilling Movies from Hammer Films

Warners answers the call for Hammer horror with four nifty thrillers starring the great Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. The transfers are immaculate -- Technicolor was never richer than this. The ...

On the Buses and Last of the Summer Wine star Stephen Lewis dies, aged 88

On the Buses and Last of the Summer Wine star Stephen Lewis has died, aged 88. His family has confirmed to multiple media outlets that Lewis passed away on Wednesday (August 12) at a nursing home in ...

The Forgotten: Richard Lester's "Juggernaut" (1974)

Inspired by the Richard Lester retrospective at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, August 7-13.When the great Omar Sharif died recently, the BBC's coverage of the sad event included clips from ...

Hawk The Slayer To Return In A Sequel

Clearly it's a week for unexpected and belated sequels. A day after the news that Robin Hardy is prepping the final part of his Wicker Man trilogy, comes the revelation that Hawk The Slayer is also ...

Review: "Eskimo Nell" (1975), England's Greatest Naughty Comedy Now On Blu-ray And DVD

(This review pertains to the UK Region 2 video releases).  By Adrian Smith Michael Armstrong, the writer and star of Eskimo Nell,once said, "It's hard to wank and laugh at the same time". In the ...

SuperTed making TV return (in a more PC form)

SuperTed flies back to the BBC in 2016 - but with the less politically correct elements curtailed... News The mining of television properties of yesterday continues. We've got a new Danger Mouse ...

A Hard Day’s Director: The Best of Richard Lester

Richard Lester’s directing career has had a rather tortured epilogue. His last completed film was the dreadful, unloved Return of The Musketeers (1989), during the making of which his long-time friend ...

Jason Flemyng talks The Musketeers: 'I'm a proper old-school villain'

The Musketeers launched big last Sunday - but tomorrow night, our heroes will face a foe even more intimidating than Mr Selfridge - dastardly new villain Vadim, played by Jason Flemyng. Digital Spy ...

Southcliffe; Top of the Lake; The Mill; The White Queen – TV review

Abuse, cruelty, rape: Top of the Lake's deep, dark secrets finally came gasping to the surface, as they did in some other bleak shows And they all lived happily ever after. Well, not all happily. ...

Chance to Check Out Heston Directing Self in 'Man" Remake

Charlton Heston movies: ‘A Man for All Seasons’ remake, ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told’ (photo: Charlton Heston as Ben-Hur) (See previous post: “Charlton Heston: Moses Minus Staff Plus Chariot Equals ...

Giveaway – Win The Beatles’ Help! On Blu-ray

Calling all Beatles fans… the group’s second feature film, 1965’s Help!, will be released on Blu-ray on Tuesday, June 25 and Wamg is giving away copies to 2 lucky readers. Directed by Richard Lester, ...

The Beatles Help! Debuts on Blu-ray June 25th

The Beatles Help! Debuts on Blu-ray June 25th The Beatles' second feature film, 1965's Help!, is on the way on Blu-ray. On June 24 (June 25 in North America), Help! makes its eagerly awaited Blu-ray debut in a single-disc package pairing the ...

The Beatles’ Help! Coming To Blu-ray June 25

The Beatles’ second feature film, 1965’s Help!, is on the way on Blu-ray. On June 24 (June 25 in North America), Help! makes its eagerly awaited Blu-ray debut in a single-disc package pairing the ...

Meme: Prince Harry the Hero, Simon Cowell Gets Egged, a New Doctor Is Named

Iain M. Banks has passed, Nigel Lythgoe got fired, and Jason Collins marches in Boston Pride The Telegraph is reporting that Rory Kinnear, who has appeared in the last two James Bond films, has been ...

Doctor Who Season 8 New Doctor Replacement For Matt Smith Has Possibly Been Found

Doctor Who season 8 new Doctor replacement for Matt Smith has possibly been found. According to a new report from the Telegraph, the "Doctor Who" season 8 peeps have offered up the role of the new ...

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