Might have to catch "Sorry We Missed You" and "Farmageddon".
There are a lot of repeats/classics/back catalogue on in December too: "The Third Man", "Les Parapluies de Cherbourg", "High Noon", "When Harry met Sally", "Airplane", "Mary Poppins", "Untouchable" and others. All in celebration of The Rex's 15th anniversary.
I won't catch them all, nor am I intending to try.
Democratic dissent is not disloyalty, it is a positive civic duty
Bradshaw on 1917.
"Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool"
The undergardener and I enjoyed this. Plenty of music, plenty of well interspersed interview material with luminaries such as Juliette Greco, Frances Taylor, Jimmy Cobb, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and many others.
It's pretty no holds barred and you can not ignore the unfortunate drugs habit (different drugs at different points in his life) nor the bad treatment of the various women in his life.
I'll be digging through the discs in my collection and listening afresh because you have to admire the musicianship. (But I like the early stuff with Coltrane not the later stuff).
Where Eagles Dare ITV4 now
Great film must admit the films they bring out now , are basically a pile of crap , must be getting to be an old nostalgic fart ,but like the old films ,,, wind your mind back ,,but still remember going to the school dentist top of wood street in Wakefield ,, bastards then didn’t have a jab to kill the pain and fillings used to smell like burnt chicken , Think they were on a good price if they pulled a tooth out , extra if you were still awake , so my dad used to have to iether bribe me or kick the shit out of me to go ,,,,,, i used to go for the bribe ,, first half way down wood street in Wakefield ,,great shop called ,,,eagle press ,,, I think ? ,go in buy a corgi model of army vehicle ,, then for a proper burger not the crap from McDonald’s you get ,, for a proper burger , at a place called whimpeys , don’t think they are about now, then pictures ,, film always remember was ,,, sink the Bismarck ,,
just a thought anybody on here from Wakefield with a good memory
I went to QEGS in Wakefield Derek . There were some great films back then I saw at Wakefield's Odeon, or Castleford's New Star or ABC , stuff like 2001, Easy Rider, Don't Look Now , PIcnic at Hanging Rock but there were plenty of duds - the Carry On series , the awful film versions of Dr Who and Steptoe etc .
But there are some terrific films now , as well as some stinkers. The last one I watched (cheating , on Netflix ) was the best divorce film since Kramer v Kremer , Marriage Story . Funny, moving and very smart with terrific cast of Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver in the lead roles and Laura Dern and Alan Alda having a ball playing the warring couple's lawyers.
Derek - you are the only person who is nostalgic for bloody Wimpeys - they were recycled shoe leather served up by miserable staff in tragically decorated cafes, with tables being cleaned at least once a ..err... week , whether they needed it or not . Ghastly
But nice John
But not as good as a bacon and tomato bap from Batty’s cafe on doncaster road out of wakefield