Yesterday, Mr Moth talked about the foundation of the King Kong myth. Today he concludes with a look at the reinvention and retelling of it in later years.
In the first of two posts, Mr Moth examines the enduring legacy of Hollywood’s greatest monster, King Kong.
A report, by Josephine Grahl, from the festival that showcases women film makers old and new, British and international.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s underseen debut feature screened last week at the ICA. Keifer Taylor reflects on the film and Weerasethakul’s subsequent career.
We are, of course much too classy to go with the “Electric Boogaloo” joke for the standfirst. A review by Danni Glover, who is blameless in respect of the foregoing.
Niall Anderson takes delivery of foodie Indian romcom The Lunchbox
Michael Palin and Terry Jones’s 1969 sketch show is (incompletely) released today on DVD. Emma Street takes a look at the forgotten forerunner of Monty Python.
Yasmeen Khan reviews the latest in YA-dystopia chic, from Limitless director Neil Burger
Stephen Ward, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical, opened with the usual fanfare just before Christmas, only to close four months later, dogged by lukewarm reviews and empty seats. Viv Wilby caught the show before it suffered the same fate as The Beautiful Game and Love Never Dies.
They’d already buried Stephen Ward before I got the chance to praise it. News broke last month that Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical would close at the end of March after less than four months. I saw it in a half-empty theatre and the curtain has already come down for the last time. Continue reading