Val Guest
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//Reviews

'Expresso Bongo' Is a 1959 Satire on the Music Industry With Contemporary Relevancy
4 May 2016 // 9:45 PM

It was a time when teenagers were old, Cliff Richard was young, and the beats were straight from the fridge, daddio!

A Newsroom in an Apocalypse: 'The Day the Earth Caught Fire'
23 Nov 2014 // 9:10 PM

Val Guest's newsroom drama take on the apocalypse is a product of its nuclear war-obsessed times and a prescient commentary on the present day.

//Blogs

Bloody Good Terror the English Way: 'The Quatermass Xperiment' and 'Burn Witch Burn'
22 Dec 2015 // 3:00 AM

Brian Donleavy shouts and Peter Wyngarde wears pyjamas in these two British horror classics.

Don’t Open That Door! #53: 'The Abominable Snowman' (1957)
22 Aug 2013 // 3:00 AM

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: An ugly Himalayan Yeti encounters an even uglier American researcher in The Abominable Snowman.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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