Ronald Blythe’s Akenfield and J.L. Carr’s A Month in the Country stand as two of the most evocative portraits of English rural life in 20th century literature. Both books were adapted into films which, after years of relative obscurity, have just been re-released by the BFI in newly remastered DVD and Blu-ray editions. On tomorrow’s […]
Dark Satanic Malls Trailer 1 from Maxy Neil Bianco on Vimeo. A taster of ‘Dark Satanic Malls’, the Thames Estuary-centric episode of Maxy Neil Bianco and Michael Smith‘s Stranger On The Shore series. The project is soundtracked by Andrew Weatherall and Nina Walsh.
Sailing A Sinking Sea from olivia wyatt on Vimeo. Olivia Wyatt is a US film editor, producer and director. Winning awards for her work, Olivia has participated in many international group exhibitions, national solo exhibitions, and had her work screened festivals and cinemas all over the world. Sailing a Sinking Sea is Olivia’s most recent […]
Adam Scovell muses on Harold Pinter, the inspiration behind his new East London-centric film A Walk By Waiting – A film by Adam Scovell I’d like to walk with you From Clapton Pond to Stamford Hill And on… (2009/1977, p.177). Last year I was given a battered copy of Harold Pinter’s Various Voices: Prose, Poetry […]
Dr James Fox MA (Cantab), MPhil, PhD is a Fellow at Gonville & Caius College in Cambridge. An author and TV presenter with a special interest in the art of WW1, 20th century art and the cultural history of colour, it’s land art that has become the focus of his most recent documentary for BBC […]