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.
Once something of a lost classic, Guy Hamilton’s The Party’s Over is currently available to buy at a discounted price.
Originally a Hunter Davies book about mid-60s Carlisle, Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush made it to the big screen in 1968.
A ‘60s teen flick featuring Lovejoy, an infamous character from Coronation Street and Klaus Kinski? It has to be The Pleasure Girls.
Perhaps a little cheesy now, but coffee bar rebellion in the late 1950s was captured for the big screen with both Beat Girl and Expresso Bongo. Both are getting a serious reissue from the BFI very soon.
The Scenester checks out this very rare screening of a cult classic.
It's not had any publicity so far (compared to the main Meltdown event), but we've just heard that Ray Davies is actually doing his own Flipside event with the BFI, chatting onstage and showing some films. The first of those events is The Meltdown Observer Talk: Ray Davies & Julien […]
The second of the releases from BFI and Flipside for April is Joanna, shown last year on the big screen by Flipside and reviewed by us over at Cinedelica when it was on that big screen. 17-year-old Joanna (Genevieve Waite) is cool, stylish, and determined to start a new life […]