Archive for The Forgotten

All Wet

Posted in Dance, FILM, MUSIC, Sport, Theatre with tags , , , , , on January 12, 2017 by dcairns

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The first edition of The Forgotten for 2017. I don’t even know if this one should qualify as “forgotten” but as MGM musicals go it’s a lot less well-known than ON THE TOWN. What are you gonna do? — we’ve been watching Esther Williams movies to make Fiona feel happier. It’s working!

Get Happy also!

Ding Dong Merrily on High

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , , on December 15, 2016 by dcairns

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Alex Cox was impressed by Alain Cuny in EMMANUELLE, particularly his ability to say “Let me take you to les dernier limites d’erotisme” with a straight face. But I guess when you have a face like Cuny (left) it can’t help but be straight. His anguished granite slab might, in other circumstances, have made a great basis for a Quasimodo, but he instead gets the plum role of Archbishop Frollo, watching as Anthony Quinn chews up the even meatier part.

Last Forgotten of the year, over at The Notebook!

The Last Battle

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on December 1, 2016 by dcairns

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Thanks to Reveletor60 for supplying me with a subtitled copy of Abel Gance’s not-even-final-film AUSTERLITZ — so this edition of The Late Show: The Late Movies Blogathon can begin with an edition of The Forgotten on that august subject. Click here.

I’ve been really lazy and haven’t chased anyone up to contribute this year. Still, I hope there will be entries. Use the comments section to announce them, or send me texts and I’ll publish here.

[Cold, Felliniesque wind whistles through…]