With Talking Pictures screening it soon it seems a good time for The Scenester to look back at Smashing Time, courtesy of a past NFT screening.
Originally a Hunter Davies book about mid-60s Carlisle, Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush made it to the big screen in 1968.
No flat caps and No ‘Mr Grimsdale ‘here, but you do get both the swinging sixties and the Pretty Things in What’s Good For The Goose.
Leading Italian director, Michelangelo Antonioni, attempted to capture London during the swinging sixties in his first British film, Blow-Up.
After his sad passing, I decided to seek out Vidal Sassoon The Movie, which had been on my ‘watch’ list for months. is it the definitive account? Well…
I first saw this as a late night channel 4 screening many years back. Fasty forward and More is now out on Blu-ray. Does this Pink Floyd-soundtrack movie still cut the mustard?
Yeah…..I know….plenty of these around back in the day…and in retrospect it’s sometimes hard to separate spoof from serious when it comes to 60’s espionage flicks….far easier to sort out the good from the bad, the wheat from the chaff.
A ‘homely’ girl is desperate to live the glam life of her ‘swinging London’ roommate.