Pillow Talk (1959) with Rock Hudson, Doris Day and Tony Randall – Review

The other night this movie came on TCM and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Extensive use of double and triple split-screen in an era way before Zoom. A silly tale but nonetheless still fresh. Previously, I had thought Rock Hudson was just all looks with little acting ability. But his performance is, if you’ll pardon the… Read More Pillow Talk (1959) with Rock Hudson, Doris Day and Tony Randall – Review

Unsane: how film’s portrayal of mental illness is (slowly) improving

Claire Foy proves to be a versatile actor. From Queen Elizabeth II to a psychiatric patient. Unsane: how film's portrayal of mental illness is (slowly) improving | Film | The Guardian https://t.co/LNHOXWlWmi — earthpages.org (@earthpages) March 23, 2018 Claire Foy and others at RTS The Promise event March 2011 – Wikipedia Related articles  Netflix’s ‘The… Read More Unsane: how film’s portrayal of mental illness is (slowly) improving

Review – Secrets: The Director’s Cut (DVD)

Title: Secrets: The Director’s Cut Genre: Drama Language: English Production Company: Knight Productions Last November I reviewed Kemal Yildirim’s film, Secrets (review is here). Now, with The Director’s Cut I’ve been scratching my head over what to say. The two movies are strangely similar but somehow miles apart. The closest analogy I can come up… Read More Review – Secrets: The Director’s Cut (DVD)

Review – The Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne (DVD)

This film tells of the intriguing life of Jules Verne (1828-1905), from his early days of being beaten by his father to rejecting his family’s approach to religion and entering into a world of magic and secret societies. Philip Gardiner observes that Verne’s novels are in large part allegorical. With the help of the influential… Read More Review – The Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne (DVD)

Queen organizes Bollywood dance at Buckingham Palace

Special to Earthpages.org Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II of United Kingdom has invited Bollywood dancers for a first-ever such performance at Buckingham Palace in London, according to reports. Fifteen minute long performance with three male and five female dancers will be held in the lavish Ballroom, where German composer-organist-conductor-pianist Felix Mendelssohn performed organ recitals… Read More Queen organizes Bollywood dance at Buckingham Palace