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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 [...]

The Brides Of Dracula

80 Years Of Hammer: The Brides Of Dracula (1960)

The 80 Years Of Hammer series concludes with Jonathon Dabell looking at The Brides Of Dracula starring Peter Cushing, David Peel and Yvonne Monlaur. It took time for Hammer’s brand of film-making to get the critical kudos it deserved The general public took to the films quickly, but critics were much fainter in their praise [...]

Its a wonderful life

12 Days Of Christmas: It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

On the twelfth and final day of Christmas FMV (via Dawn Dabell) gave us It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) starring James Stewart, Donna Reed and Henry Travers. No Christmas feature could possibly be complete without taking a look at one of the most loved Christmas films of all time. It is a film which often [...]

white christmas

12 Days Of Christmas: White Christmas (1954)

On the eleventh day of Christmas FMV gave to us (via Jonathon Dabell) White Christmas starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. The first film ever shot in the Vistavision process, White Christmas was meant to be the third pairing of Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire (after Holiday Inn and Blue Skies), but Astaire wasn’t interested [...]

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 [...]