The Beatles: Eight Days A Week

Just when you thought there were no more insights to the phenomenon that was The Beatles along comes the new Ron Howard film The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years. What he has prod...

Six Of The Best: Jazz On Film

Given that the first ever feature length film with synchronized sound, The Jazz Singer was a film about Jazz, it’s no surprise that Hollywood has such a rich history within the genre. The latest addi...

I Saw The Light – Trailer

In many ways Hank Williams was the prototype rock star. He had a short and stormy life filled with a great talent and great songs which led to alcohol and drug abuse before dying at the age of 29. If...

Lambert And Stamp

The Who was one of the biggest bands of the sixties and the seventies. They were known for their song craft and their volatile stage performances. What wasn’t as widely known was the work that ...

Fancy a Dance?

One of the great pleasures in the movies is seeing a dance sequence. Whether it is in a classic MGM musical or a gross out comedy the dance number is usually a highlight of the film. The YouTube chan...

The Tales of Hoffman

The latest from the restoration team at The Film Foundation is the on-screen adaptation of the opera The Tales Of Hoffman. After a limited run in UK cinemas the film has now been made available on DV...

Les Miserables

This will not be a fair and honest review, nor ever could it have been coming from me…  So I will start by saying if you want to read a spoiler free review for Tom Hooper’s adaptation of ...