Archive for The Forgotten

Waif Goodbye

Posted in FILM, literature, MUSIC with tags , , , , , , on April 16, 2015 by dcairns

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I guess D.W. Griffith wasn’t to know that 1936 would be his last chance for a comeback, but young John Brahm certainly seized his chance at a debut. What Emlyn Williams (above) thought he was doing was anybody’s guess. Over at The Forgotten.

Praaaaargh!

Posted in FILM, Mythology with tags , , , on April 2, 2015 by dcairns

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Three spooky tales from Prague in a wraparound narrative in the best Amicus tradition — that’s PRAGUE NIGHTS (1969), this fortnight’s edition of The Forgotten, at the Notebook, here.

When the lights come up

Posted in FILM, Politics with tags , , , on March 19, 2015 by dcairns

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Film Forum were kind enough to send me a review copy of Marco Bellocchio’s acidic CHINA IS NEAR, so how could it not be this fortnight’s edition of The Forgotten? Here.

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