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Orson Welles

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

A Man for All Seasons (1966) is a delight to watch.  The multi-Oscar winning period drama charts the true story of the fall of Sir Thomas Moore (Paul Scofield) England's Chancellor during the reign of Henry VIII (Robert Shaw), who lost his…

Top 10 Michael Redgrave Films

While working with some of the biggest directors and actors in the business, British actor Michael Redgrave, is perhaps someone more overlooked than he should be.  Indeed, his roles and acting style represent a wealth of British acting…

Christmas Gifts for Film Fanatics

Another year, another flickfeast Christmas list. Again, largely based on what we’d like in our Xmas stocking (hint hint). So, if you are stuck for present ideas for that awkward relative, the husband who has everything or the fussy…

Bond: The Odd Couple (1967 & 1983)

The only two "official" Bond movies to have been made outwith the official 007 franchise came about under very different circumstances. Casino Royale, a spoof of the Bond movies, was simply a case of someone having bought the rights to the…

The Trial (1962)

*** Warning 'ere be spoilers *** The Trial, published in 1925, is Franz Kafka’s famous classic of world literature. The two major movie adaptations are this powerful 1962 black/white one by Orson Welles, starring Anthony Perkins, and the…