The Forgotten: James Whale's "Hello Out There" (1949)

The last film by James Whale (Frankenstein, The Old Dark House) is a forty-minute short based on a one-act play by William Saroyan. Whale had directed the play in 1942 as part of a show to entertain ...

Cummings Pt.2: Working with Capra and West, Fighting Columbia in Court

Constance Cummings in 'Night After Night.' Constance Cummings: Working with Frank Capra and Mae West (See previous post: “Constance Cummings: Actress Went from Harold Lloyd to Eugene O'Neill.”) Back ...

Happy Birthday Peter Cushing!

Very few actors had the kind of impact that Peter Cushing had on genre cinema. With a career that spanned nearly five decades, Peter Cushing had the chance to play Van Helsing, Victor Frankenstein, ...

Daphne Slater obituary

Actor who made her name during the early years of drama on television As a captivating young ingenue in Shakespeare on stage, and Jane Austen on television, Daphne Slater, who has died aged 84, ...

Daily Briefing. Cinema of Transgression + Critics on the Move

You have to be 18 or older to see You Killed Me First, which, according to the Kw Institute of Contemporary Art, is the first exhibition on the Cinema of Transgression. There'll be a talk with Nick ...