Richard Lester
Features // 5 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles

Yin and Yang: The Beatles - 'A Hard Day's Night' vs. 'Help!'
9 Nov 2009 // 4:00 PM

Aside from such obvious aspects -- including the difference between black and white and color film stock -- the back and forth between the films was also reflective of their burgeoning creative output.

The Best Music DVDs of 2007
24 Jan 2008 // 3:59 PM

The last few years have seen some mind-blowing DVD repackaging of a wide variety of musically projects. 2007 is the best yet.


Cut! Shoot! The Directorial Styles of Blake Edwards and Richard Lester
24 Sep 2014 // 9:30 PM

The Party, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Juggernaut give us good clean fun about slavery and brothels.


In 'Juggernaut' a Ship Is in Peril, But Do You Care?
1 Oct 2014 // 9:10 PM

As much as Richard Lester throws the audience into the action, we have no reason to care about the fate of any of the passengers of the SS Britannic.

'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' Is a Charming Collection of Anachronisms
23 Sep 2014 // 2:00 AM

The classic farcical Sondheim musical springs to Blu-ray with all the hilarity of the classic movie, but only half the songs of the classic stage play.


Putting Off 'The Ritz'
28 Jun 2013 // 8:00 AM

Bring a towel.

'Ring-a-Ding Rhythm'
14 Sep 2012 // 8:00 AM

Richard Lester and musical England, just before they was fab.

//Mixed media

'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

// Short Ends and Leader

"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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