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Archive Obituary • WENDY HILLER • 2003

A great dame from the last hundred years has gone. Dame Wendy Hiller, who died yesterday at home at the grand old age of 90, was one of the twentieth … Continue reading

03/04/2016 · Leave a comment

49th Parallel: Britain’s Love Letter to Canada – Silver Screenings

Perhaps we (as in, yours truly) read too much into the WWII-era drama 49th Parallel. This 1941 film serves propaganda straight up, courtesy of the British Ministry of Information. It was meant … Continue reading

02/04/2016 · 1 Comment

Gone With The Wind

I have just staggered bleary eyed from a screening of this epic – 4 hours plus a 10 minute break, and it may well still be the greatest films ever … Continue reading

11/11/2015 · 2 Comments