Loading
Loading

Results

Sort By:  1-10 of 22 (3 pages)
Results per page:
         
Image
... it from his mouth and tosses it away. Anthony enragedIf you weren't my brother. Martin You're no good to me with your brain fried. And youse. (turns on the others) No more stout till we get back. Fitzgerald House. Night Martin and his four men...

Bright Dreams, Hard Knocks: A Journal for 1991

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

Book

2

... Runyan out of Dashiel Hammett. The lighting and staging is elegiac, the acting is John Ford Irish. It is a potent mix. The Coen brothers have a genuine vision. They bring us a cinema which is distinctly their own. Blood Simple, Raising...

The Revival of the British Horror Film

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

Book

1

... a ‘1970s Hollywood’ feel close to the spirit of John Boorman’s Deliverance (1972): ‘[the film] starts very sunlit and glamorous, then degrades into colder, bleaker, grainier stock into wider, more paranoid lens choices. Once in the forest I...

Wallace, Gromit and Harry – British Eccentrics and Hollywood Co-production

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

Book

1

... Professor McGonagall, Alan Rickman as the sinister Professor Snape and Robbie Coltrane as the good-natured, hirsute Hagrid. With the addition of John Cleese wafting in and out as a friendly ghost and Ian Hart as the initially slight Professor...

Welcome to Britain – Economic Migrants and Asylum Seekers in British Film

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

Book

0

...Introduction Historically Britain has always been a country that has welcomed economic migrants. With its strong links to the Commonwealth and with Europe, there has been a recognisably fluid migratory pattern into this country since...

1957: Southern Television

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Adventures of a Suburban Boy

Faber and Faber Limited, 2003

Book

1

... in the brain if the heart stops, a mechanism that can sustain life during birthing if the lungs do not immediately function.F. Scott Fitzgerald describes in ‘The Crack-Up’ how a traumatic event breaks something in us, how a crack appears...

The Apprenticeship, 1948–54

John Mercer

John Mercer is Professor of Gender and Sexuality at Birmingham City University, UK. He is co-author of Melodrama: Genre, Style and Sensibility (2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Rock Hudson

British Film Institute, 2015

Book

2

... to the young Roy Fitzgerald by his agent Henry Willson in 1948. Walsh prided himself on his instinctive ability to identify a potential star. Many years before, in the 1930s, he had similarly ‘discovered’ Marion Morrison, an extra for John Ford,...

Introduction: Tony and Gordon’s Britain – Film-making in the Noughties

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

Book

1

... of these contradictions. Although not publicly funded, but financed by the US mini-major Miramax, the film’s subject was clearly British, most of the cast and crew, including director John Madden, were also British, but the film’s leads, Gwyneth Paltrow...

The Neo-Colonial Film – The British in Africa

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

Book

1

... which manages to tell an enlightening story devoid of Western influences. Mark Cousins sees Sembene as ‘not so much a state-of-the-nation film-maker as a state-of-the-continent one, the John Ford of Africa’Cousins, M., ‘Invisible Classics’...

Existing Identities – Reflecting Black and Asian Britain in the Noughties

John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald teaches media and film in Leicester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Studying British Cinema: 1999-2009

Auteur, 2010

Book

1

... and Becky (Jaime Winstone). We have already met Trife making a weapon for his gangster Uncle Curtis (Cornell John). There are no role models offered here for teenagers and it is only Curtis who comes anywhere near a paternalistic figure –...