The 1960s cult classic got an airing at the NFT recently, complete with director Michael Winner. The Scenester went along.
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Michael Winner – an opinionated, self-obsessed, bloated food critic and part-time insurance salesman. Where did it all go wrong? After all, this was a man responsible for some of British cinema’s finest moments in the 1960s – and you can count The System as one of those.
We flagged up a screening of The Flipside presents The Jokers – and if you missed it, luckily for you, the Scenester didn't – he went along to review the event. Back in 1967, Michael Winner wasn't an annoying food critic and car insurance salesman, he was producing interesting Brit […]
A much sought-after 60s cult classic has finally been issued/reissued by the BFI/Flipside – Guy Hamilton's The Party's Over. Set in the early 60s, the movie focuses on a group of London beatniks going by the name of The Pack and headed up by Moise (oliver Reed) and with an […]
We have mentioned this release before, but now we have full details of The Party's Over release on dual format disc (DVD and Blu-ray) via the BFI and Flipside. 17th May is the date for your diary. Written by Marc Behm (Charade, Help!) and scored by John Barry, this controversial […]
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 […]