Tag: Film

BFI to release The Pleasure Girls (1965)

A film that has passed me by this far, The Pleasure Girls will be released by the BFI and Flipside in the coming weeks on a dual-format disc (DVD and Blu-ray on the same disc). When Sally (Francesca Annis) moves to London to pursue a modelling career, she moves in […]

Get Carter screening in Manchester

Yes, you've seen it on TV, you might even own the DVD. But have you ever seen Get Carter on the big screen? If the answer is 'no' and you live in reasonable distance from Manchester, it might be worth getting down to the city's Cornerhouse cinema next week. Get […]

Die Screaming Marianne review

Coming out in the next week or so is another Pete Walker reissue – Die Screaming Marianne. Set at the tail end of the 'swinging' sixties, it stars Susan George, Barry Evans and Judy Huxtable, the first of those being the Marianne in question. She's been left a large sum […]

The Party's Over hits DVD and Blu-ray

Controversial on its release and rarely seen since, the BFI's cult movie arm Flipside will be releasing Guy Hamilton's controversial The Party's Over (1965) in a dual-format DVD and Blu-ray edition on 17th May 2010. Here's the tale. Young American Melina (Louise Sorel), falls in with a group of Chelsea […]