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.
It’s never a good sign when a DVD has the wrong spelling(s) of some of its contributors on the sleeve. Even worse when it kicks off to a ‘lift music’ version of a Who song. Thankfully The Who, The Mods and the Quadrophenia Connection does get better.
The words ‘ITV’ and ‘arts’ might not sit comfortably in the same sentence these days, but once upon a time they did – and Tempo was the trailblazer.
February sounds an interesting month on BBC Four, headed up by shows on reggae on Friday 11th and Friday 18th February. Two new documentaries will show, Reggae Britannia and Toots And The Maytals – Reggae Got Soul, along with a specially filmed Reggae Britannia At The Barbican concert and Reggae […]
This was flagged up on the forums and is certainly worth mentioning to a wider audience – Les Mods, a French documentary about London mods from 1965. This is a rough translation of the write-up:Discover the new English youth in the district of Hammersmith, London, particularly 'mods' or new dandies […]
Big thanks to Spectre on the forums for spotting this Scootermania documentary online. It was originally broadcast back in the early 1990s on Channel 4, essentially a potted history of the Vespa and Lambretta, from inception through to their 60s heyday and decline (in the mass market at least). Lasts […]
If you follow us on Facebook, you'll know we flagged up an article in the weekend's Guardian about Chess Records. Well, if you liked that, you'll certainly love the Chess Records documentary on BBC4 this coming Friday. Going by the name of Roll Over Beethoven – The Chess Records Saga, […]