What a way to make a living… Revisiting the classic film 9 to 5 in 2018. So much has changed. But too much remains the same. We’re only just beginning!
Some words on Griefcast live, in which Cariad Lloyd, Katherine Ryan and Emma Freud met at BFI London for an upbeat and cathartic podcast chat on death, mortality and the grieving process.
The idea is everything. Ideas are the most powerful thing we have. Our ability to act on our ideas – to make them real, to see where they might take us – is the greatest gift we have. Imagination – and the exploration and realisation of ideas that it enables – is at the core […]
“London is recreating.” Three simple words to sum up London? London never ceases to reinvent itself, to recreate itself and to work (if I might for a second time quote these words from Clive James*) “its eternal trick of showing the next generation that the possibilities are infinite, and everything has begun again.” Permanent renewal […]
Have you seen Bicycle Thieves*? If not: You know those critics’ polls of the greatest films of all time, that are pretty much always topped by Citizen Kane? Well, Bicycle Thieves pretty much always places second or third in such lists. And, it delights me to report, with jolly good reason. I finally got to […]
The game is afoot. A new piece of the puzzle is discovered. It was my good fortune to attend the ‘premiere’ screening of the 50th anniversary souped-up, “very clean” re-release of the Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night at the BFI in London on Thursday (3 July 2014). I also got to see one truly […]