Tag: British films

The 6th Annual Rule, Britannia Blogathon: The L-Shaped Room (1962)

The 6th Annual Rule, Britannia Blogathon: The L-Shaped Room (1962)

This post is part of The 6th Annual Rule, Britannia Blogathon, hosted by Terry at A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the jolly good posts in this event HERE! This is the sixth year Terry has run this blogathon, but this is the first time I have chosen one of the British Kitchen … Continue reading The 6th Annual Rule, Britannia Blogathon: The L-Shaped Room (1962)

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Rule, Britannia Blogathon: The Crying Game (1992)

Rule, Britannia Blogathon: The Crying Game (1992)

This post is part of The 5th Annual Rule, Britannia Blogathon, hosted by Terry at A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the jolly good posts HERE! Do I need to give a SPOILER WARNING for The Crying Game at this point? I think most people know by now the big plot twist that … Continue reading Rule, Britannia Blogathon: The Crying Game (1992)

British Invaders Blogathon: A Touch of Class (1973)

British Invaders Blogathon: A Touch of Class (1973)

This post is part of the 4th Annual British Invaders Blogathon, hosted by Terry at A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the jolly good posts in this event HERE! When we think of British actress Glenda Jackson, the types of films she did that come to mind first are serious dramas, such as … Continue reading British Invaders Blogathon: A Touch of Class (1973)

The Kubrick Masterpiece Missed by the Critics: Barry Lyndon (1975)

The Kubrick Masterpiece Missed by the Critics: Barry Lyndon (1975)

This post is part of the 3rd Annual British Invaders Blogathon, hosted by Terry at Shroud of Thoughts. Read the rest of the jolly good posts in this event HERE! (SPOILERS) After wowing film lovers and critics with revolutionary films such as 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, many received Stanley Kubrick’s Barry … Continue reading The Kubrick Masterpiece Missed by the Critics: Barry Lyndon (1975)

A Fish Called Wanda: an English/American Love/Hate Story

A Fish Called Wanda: an English/American Love/Hate Story

This post is part of the 2nd Annual British Invaders Blogathon, hosted by Terry at A Shroud of Thoughts. Read the other great posts HERE! ARCHIE: So you robbed the jewelers, turned one of your lovers over to the police, kept the other one on to help you find the diamonds, and when he does, … Continue reading A Fish Called Wanda: an English/American Love/Hate Story

The British Empire in Film Blogathon: Young Winston (1972)

This post is my contribution to The British Empire in Film Blogathon, hosted by The Stalking Moon and Phantom Empires. The 1972 film Young Winston is based on Winston Churchill's book My Early Life. A fan of the 1961 film The Guns of Navarone, Churchill himself suggested to the producer Carl Foreman that his book … Continue reading The British Empire in Film Blogathon: Young Winston (1972)

The British Invaders Blogathon: The 1960s Royal Costume Dramas

This post is part of the British Invaders Blogathon hosted by Terry Towles Canote at A Shroud of Thoughts. Click HERE for a list of all the entries! When I was a kid, my mother rarely took me to see children's movies. Partly because at the time (the late 1960s) there weren't that many children's … Continue reading The British Invaders Blogathon: The 1960s Royal Costume Dramas