SPARTACUS (1960) and THE GUNS OF NAVARONE (1961) – The Guardian Review

2017-08-30T08:36:37+00:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

EPIC FILMS ANCIENT AND MODERN A week of epics. It is true that neither Spartacus (Gaumont) nor The Guns of Navarone (Regal) conform to Bible thumping traditions but as both last for over three hours, including intermissions for the audience to recuperate on orange squash, and are littered with stars, [...]

KUBRICK’S STRANGE LOVE – Review by Gerard Fay [The Guardian]

2017-08-21T23:08:49+00:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , |

by Gerard Fay Stanley Kubrick is unusual among American film directors for a complete lack of flamboyance. He dresses without distinction, talks quietly and modestly, eats and drinks frugally, reads and thinks a lot. He is not an Austrian or even an Hungarian but was born in the Bronx, New [...]