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I Don't Want to be Born

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture: I Don’t Want To Be Born (1975)

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture continues with I Don’t Want to be Born starring Joan Collins and Ralph Bates. This month in my regular feature I discuss a film which takes most pregnant woman’s fear – that something may be wrong with their baby – and exploits it. In this extreme case, the mother-to-be [...]

scarecrow

Gather Round The Tele: The Scarecrow Of Romney Marsh (1963)

Gather Round The Tele continues with Tim Wickens visiting the wonderful world of Walt Disney with The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1963). Disney’s Wonderful World of Color (1954 – 92) first aired it in 3 parts. I remember it from the 70s or 80s airing on The Wonderful World of Disney to which the program later changed [...]

In The Company Of Men

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture: In The Company Of Men (1997)

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture continues with Dawn Dabell looking at In The Company of Men starring Aaron Eckhart and Stacy Edwards. ***This article contains some spoilers*** At first glance, you may wonder what makes this multi-award winning black comedy/drama suitable for this feature… the film is, after all, about two male co-workers in [...]

maniac 1980

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture: Maniac (1980)

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture continues with Dawn Dabell looking at Maniac starring Joe Spinnell and Caroline Munro. This month’s offering looks at Maniac (1980) starring Joe Spinnell and Caroline Munro. It’s a film which has a huge cult following, with many of its fans citing it as far more than a just a [...]

scrooge

Gather Round The Tele: Scrooge (1970)

Gather Round the Tele gets into the holiday swing with Tim Wickens being visited by three ghosts.  No it’s just Scrooge (1970) directed by Ronald Neame, starring Albert Finney and Alec Guinness. Do not let the fact that this is a musical frighten you off. Finney heads a first rate cast that includes Alec Guinness (Jacob [...]

I Don't Want to be Born

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture: I Don’t Want To Be Born (1975)

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture continues with I Don’t Want to be Born starring Joan Collins and Ralph Bates. This month in my regular feature I discuss a film which takes most pregnant woman’s fear – that something may be wrong with their baby – and exploits it. In this extreme case, the mother-to-be [...]

scarecrow

Gather Round The Tele: The Scarecrow Of Romney Marsh (1963)

Gather Round The Tele continues with Tim Wickens visiting the wonderful world of Walt Disney with The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1963). Disney’s Wonderful World of Color (1954 – 92) first aired it in 3 parts. I remember it from the 70s or 80s airing on The Wonderful World of Disney to which the program later changed [...]