101 films co-produced a new making-of documentary for Stephen Frears’ The Grifters. In which, a producer states that Martin Scorsese believed Jim Thompson’s novel of the same name was among the best crime novels that hadn’t been adapted and so sought to amend that fact.
A spectre is haunting the land – the spectre of major releases from earlier in the year that we didn’t cover at the time. On our latest B-sides episode Graham gives the royal treatment to Stephen Frears’s “Victoria and Abdul”, Aidan is suitably haunted by
I’ve long since said that if you want to know what life in 1980s Britain was like, what it felt like, looked like and sounded like, then there is really only two films to check out: one of them is Alan Clarke’s Rita, Sue and