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Another Country

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This wonderful insight to the heavily entrenched traditions of the archaic British class system that prevailed for centuries tells the story of a privileged elite set of young men as they deal with the elaborate rituals at one of the countries most prestigious Public Schools (what the Brits call Private Schools).   The story set in … Continue reading



In Celebration

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This is a filmed adaptation of celebrated British playwright David Storey’s stage play that opened in London Royal Court Theatre in 1969.  Storey was a leading exponent of ‘kitchen sink drama’ which in the late 1960’s atypically was a style of social realism which often depicted the domestic situations of working-class Britons living in terraced … Continue reading




Portrait of Jason

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In 1967 Oscar nominated filmmaker Shirley Clarke ensconced herself in an apartment in N.Y.’s Chelsea Hotel on the evening of Dec. 3, 1966 and let her camera roll for the next 12 hours. Her subject was a much-larger-than-life articulate African/American man who, drink and cigarette always in hand, seems to never stop laughing. The very … Continue reading



The Belles of St Trinians : the Brit classic farce is now on Blu-Ray

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  After just reviewing The Courier a British spy thriller set in the 1960’s, we are going further back in time to the 1950’s for a classic British farce that is just being released on Blu Ray.  Exactly why Independent film studio Film Movement are resurrecting is unsure.  This quintessential British post-world-war-2 movie will no … Continue reading



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