This week, an art exhibition featuring the work of my girlfriend and two other artists is taking place in Battersea, London. If interested, and for more information, please read below. Alternatively, … Continue reading Mind Map: A London Art Exhibition
Synopsis: Philadelphia socialite Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn) is due to marry George Kittredge (John Howard). But then her ex-husband, C.K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant) shows up with a tabloid reporter, … Continue reading The Philadelphia Story (1940) – George Cukor (Niall McArdle)
He is one of the most influential directors to have ever lived. It is hard to think of many modern directors that have not been influenced by him in some … Continue reading Your favourite Martin Scorsese film?
Synopsis: Ruthless newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) tries to stop his ex-wife and ace reporter Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell) from marrying nice Bruce Baldwin (Ralph Bellamy) so she can … Continue reading His Girl Friday (1940) – Howard Hawks (Niall McArdle)
A simple question, but one that may generate many answers. In your opinion who is/was the best British director of all time and why? Vote on your favourite. Have … Continue reading The best British director of all time?
Beware the Warner Brothers film that bounds and bounces over history as jauntily as Errol Flynn buckled his swash. The 1940 horse opera ‘Santa Fe Trail’, directed by Michael Curtiz, … Continue reading Santa Fe Trail (1940) – Michael Curtiz (Niall McArdle)
For a whole generation Audrey Hepburn helped define what it was to be a single girl in the city, until the notion got redefined, first by Diane Keaton, then by … Continue reading Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) – Blake Edwards (Niall McArdle)
Top 100 position – Joint 93rd Short Summary: Un Chien Andalou is a 1929 silent surrealist short film by the Spanish director Luis Buñuel and artist Salvador Dalí.
Synopsis: A lonely hitman hides out in an Italian village and falls in love with a prostitute.
Synopsis: To keep a British couple from telling the police about an assassination plot, foreign spies kidnap their daughter.
Top 100 position – Joint 93rd Short Plot Summary: Aspiring actress Lora Meredith meets Annie Johnson a homeless black woman at Coney Island and soon they share a tiny apartment. … Continue reading Imitation of Life (1959) – Douglas Sirk (Sight & Sound Critic Poll Series)
Synopsis: San Francisco private eye Sam Spade has to deal with an oddball assortment of crooks intent on getting a priceless statue.