Tag: Julie Christie

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“That film earned me more money than all my other films put together. It’s a wonderful story – you want to know what happens next. And wonderful characters. And Julie (Christie)…..which was quite a face.” Director David Lean – who died 16th April, 1991 – discussing his film Doctor Zhivago […]

DVD Review

Darling (1965)

Fifty years on, Darling is a very different film to the modish, fashion conscious drama that so nakedly tried to seize the zeitgeist of the swinging 60s on first release. The height of style then, epitomised in Julie Christie’s restlessly shallow society woman, it quickly came to look outdated before […]

Film Review

Hamlet (1996)

If you want an informed and wiser look at this adaptation of the classic Shakespeare work then please read the review by Tue here. If you want to delve even deeper into the material and the interpretation of it throughout the years then I’m sure that there are a number […]

Film Review

Red Riding Hood (2011)

Catherine Hardwicke returns with yet another film aimed at the female teen market. It’s a little bit better than Twilight but that’s like saying having your legs broken is a little bit better than being kneecapped. Okay, okay, maybe I am being a bit too harsh here. Red Riding Hood […]

DVD Review

Hamlet (1996)

Shockingly, it took more than a decade for Kenneth Branagh’s impressive and pompous Hamlet film adaptation from 1996 to come out on DVD. That happened in 2007, and in 2010 it also arrived on Blu-ray. This is cause for celebration, as this is one of the top movie versions ever […]

Comps & Quizzes

Win Don’t Look Now Blu-rays

From the director of Walkabout, The Man Who Fell to Earth & Bad Timing, Don’t Look Now is  Digitally restored** and out on blu-ray today. Don’t Look Now  stars Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie in Nic Roeg’s brilliantly atmospheric adaptation of the novel by Daphne du Maurier. Following the death […]

Film Review

Heaven Can Wait (1978)

We don’t hear a lot about Warren Beatty these days. He’s been away from from Hollywood for a decade now. But once upon a time he made and starred in amazing movies – Reds, Bulworth, The Parallax View, Dick Tracy. Heaven Can Wait is a landmark in his career because […]