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 […]
Details of the new releases from the BFI offshoot Flipside have landed, with Lunch Hour being the first of the new releases for April. Based on a John Mortimer play, Lunch Hour, from 1962, stars Shirley Anne Field (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning) as a young designer on the brink […]
Everyone knows about Bronco Bullfrog, but what you might not know is that the same writer/director (Barney Platts-Mills) has other movies in his back catalogue, including Private Road. The Scenester went to see it at the NFT, a rare screening of this 1971 flick and a chance to meet the […]