Everybody knows that Airplane! was based on a pioneering 1957 disaster movie – but it’s far from being the only other version of that story.
The classic era of the Hollywood publicity machine’s efforts to make Valentine’s Day as glamorous as it could be.
Sophia Loren was not the only woman to be upstaged by the extraordinary Mansfield body in 1957.
A glorious British Pathé News report on the new world of glamorous greeting cards featuring pin-up girls and exotic animals.
Continuing our crime cinema month with a look at a standard 1953 drama that becomes quintessential noir thanks to dialogue, characterisation and visual style.
Continuing our crime movie series with a look at a pre-Hammer Horror Terence Fisher lightweight crime romp that fails to thrill.
Continuing our crime film month with a look at a stilted but fascinating theatrical mystery that was Ralph Richardson’s sole directorial effort.
Remembering when the combination of box-shaped robots and glamour girls represented the cutting edge of modernism and style.
Our crime movie month continues with a look at Jerzy Kawalerowicz’s unique Polish interpretation of the Hitchcockian rail thriller.
Continuing our crime cinema series with a look at a gritty British story about a miscarriage of justice and the race to find the real killer.
Continuing our crime movie month with a look at a flawed but interesting film adaptation of a BBC serial from 1955.
Our crime cinema retrospective continues with a look at one of the most impressive and paranoid thrillers of the 1950s.