Displaying items by tag: Cinema

Monday, 19 July 2021 18:06

Sports and Cinema - A Match Made in Heaven

Why do we love sports so much? Is it the drama, the unexpected outcome, the colourful characters? Maybe it’s all at once.

Published in Film
Tuesday, 01 June 2021 18:33

Il Posto


In 1961 Italy was rebuilding her economy after the Second World War, like a lot of Western Europe, and with Milan seen as a beacon of hope due to their upturn in manufacturing, opportunities were being created and companies were crying out for young blood.  

Published in Film
Sunday, 28 March 2021 14:43

Babylon Revisited

Released over thirty years ago, Babylon stands up today as a well-crafted, convincingly acted, hard-hitting piece of realistic drama.

Published in Film
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 19:57

Slade in Flame

At the height of their popularity in 1974, their then manager, Chas Chandler (former bass player of The Animals and former manager of Jimi Hendrix), suggested Slade do a film.

Published in Film

Turtlenecks have been a staple item of western wardrobes for many a year now.

Published in Culture

Another national treasure has been taken. Honor Blackman, was a woman that many men and women of a certain age admired. Today April 6th, 2020, we were informed by the media that she had died of natural causes at the age of 94. For fans of shows like The Avengers, and the famous James Bond installment, Goldfinger, her passing is one that will be felt keenly. Her roles as Cathy Gale and Pussy Galore are ones that are deeply enshrined in the history of British Television, and Cinema. She was also a stage actress and a singer.

Published in Film
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:00

Four Legendary Movies to Watch (Again) This Winter

It’s cold outside. So, what better time to snuggle up inside and watch favourite films? Here are four legendary movies you’ll want to watch again. And if you haven’t yet seen them, it’s high time you did.

Published in Film
Sunday, 19 January 2020 11:31

1917 **** Reviewed on ZANI

This is a gripping, moving war film. It's full of amazing visuals, and the race-against-time premise gives it relentless narrative momentum, so it's worth seeing on a big screen with no interruptions, i.e. in the cinema.

Published in Film
Sunday, 19 October 2014 15:51

A Short Biog of Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach -Young - writing.
© - Toby Walker

Born in May 1928, in Kansas City, Burt Bacharach studied cello, drums and piano as a child, and was later relocated to New York City by his father, a media columnist.
 
His parents were Irma M. Freeman and Mark Bertram Bacharach.
   
As a youngster he grew up in the Forest Hills section of New York City.
    
Burt played in several jazz bands during the 1940's.
 
Published in Music Archive
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 16:01

The Luca Zingaretti Collection

Luca Zingaretti (11th November 1961 Rome, Lazio) is known across the world as the philosophical and street wise policeman, Inspector Montalbano. Set in the fictional town Vigata, Sicily the plots range from child smuggling to cold case murders, strong and engaging storylines. All shot beautifully in the province of Ragusa, with a wonderful array of characters, Ispettore Giuseppe Fazio (Peppino Mazzotta) the young go-getter copper,
Published in Film Archive
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