Archive for April, 2012

Pallant House Gallery to reissue Sir Peter Blake’s The Beatles 1962 screenprint as a limited edition

by Modculture 30 April, 2012

Sir Peter Blake's The Beatles 1962 screenprint

You might not be a fan of the band, but if you are a fan of the artist’s work, you probably want to own a reissued The Beatles 1962 limited edition screenprint by Sir Peter Blake. Continue Reading

New band: The Strypes

by Modculture 27 April, 2012

The Strypes

The most amazing thing about The Strypes is that they sound like they do, but they’re all around 15 years old. Continue Reading

Pure silk pocket squares at DNA Groove

by Modculture 27 April, 2012

Pure silk pocket squares at DNA Groove

Claudio at DNA Groove has just the thing for the dapper mod about town – some pure silk pocket squares. Continue Reading

Video: Mr Holland – the tailor for the younger man (1960)

by Modculture 27 April, 2012

Mr Holland's tailors

Another interesting video clip, with a tailor known as Mr Holland talking about the younger man and his changing tastes in suits, dating from 1960. Continue Reading

Absolute Beginners (1986)

by Modculture 27 April, 2012

Absolute Beginners (1986)

Absolute Beginners – it was the film franchise that couldn’t fail. A cult novel that reads like a film screenplay, a ‘hip’ director and a bag load of goodwill. But it did fail – and unlike most movies that get ripped apart by the critics, this one didn’t even get belated cult status. But is it really so bad? Well… Continue Reading

A Taste Of Honey (1961)

by Modculture 27 April, 2012

A Taste Of Honey (1961)

It really was grim up north in the 1960s – and if you want to know how grim, check out A Taste Of Honey. Continue Reading

Pauline Boty: The Only Blonde In The World

by Modculture 26 April, 2012

Pauline Boty: The Only Blonde In The World by Sue Watling and David Mellor

She was an icon of the early-to-mid 1960s, a noted British pop artist, a dancer on teen TV shows, a poet, an actress on mainstream TV, a star of the BBC’s Pop Goes The Easel documentary and a beauty of the day. Continue Reading

James Bond 50th anniversary posters by Max Dalton

by Modculture 25 April, 2012

James Bond 50th anniversary posters by Max Dalton

I suspect there will be a few posters at the official James Bond 50th anniversary exhibition, but probably not as good as these James Bond 50th anniversary posters by Max Dalton. Continue Reading

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1968)

by Modculture 24 April, 2012

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1968)

Originally a Hunter Davies book about teenage love and lust in mid-60s Carlisle, Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush made it to the big screen in 1968, courtesy of director Clive Donner. Continue Reading

Video: Blow-Up film location documentary

by Modculture 24 April, 2012

Blow-Up

If you are a fan of Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 swinging London flick Blow-Up, you might well like this Blow-Up film location documentary. Continue Reading