Articles tagged british film

A Sensitive Cinematic Look at the Life of a Working Class English Girl

Shelagh Delaney was a rare female voice among the “angry young men” of '50s and '60s British literature, and wrote the play based on her own experiences growing up in Salford.

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The Birth, Life and Death of the UK Film Council

The Rise and Fall of the UK Film Council provides an informative academic account of the recent birth, life and death of the UK's film funding body.

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‘Kes’: The Bird Appropriate to the Common Man

A phrase attributed to Truman Capote might well be applied to Billy Casper and his kestrel, as well: The world is not kind to little things.

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Kim Newman’s Guide to the Flipside of British Cinema: Weird, Wonderful and Back Again

Newman’s love for the Flipside film collection is clear, and he is thankfully erudite and passionate enough to argue convincingly that these works – although often strikingly weird and low budget – are nevertheless culturally important

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This ‘Fish Tank’ Is a Harsh Place

Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes, Fish Tank is a stunning rites of passage story, written and directed by the Oscar-winning filmmaker of Red

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//Mixed media

The Anti-Zen of 'Thumper'

// Moving Pixels

"There is no tranquility in the music, only menace.

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