Tag Lauren Bacall

Angelina Gets Her Leg Over

Meryl Streep looked like a misshapen Ferrero Rocher chocolate. Thank God the Oscars are over for another year. Now we can all get back to talking about the important stuff, like who’ll be the next England football captain. The good… Continue Reading →

My A-Z of Humphrey Bogart

A year ago I reviewed The Big Sleep, one of my favourite Bogart films, when it was re-released by the BFI. More recently I wrote about how my teenage fascination with the Bogart/Bacall romance was my entry into the world… Continue Reading →

The Big Sleep

My, my, my. Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains. He’s not very tall, looks a bit of mess, sweats profusely and attracts a tongue-lashing from almost every woman he meets. In The Big Sleep, Humphrey… Continue Reading →

Taking the drama out of a crisis

Phones have migrated from the house and the office to pockets, bags and the great outdoors — changing the landscape of cinema for ever. You think your smartphone’s pretty cool, but how useful would it be if you wanted to… Continue Reading →

Something old, something new

I recently sat through the clumsily titled “Version You’ve Never Seen” cut of The Exorcist, only to conclude that it should have remained unseen. Another 10 minutes of footage, including the laughable spider-walk scene and a feeble new ending have… Continue Reading →

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