Archive for The Forgotten

Be Cool Like the Fauns

Posted in Dance, FILM, MUSIC, Mythology with tags , , , , , on May 9, 2019 by dcairns

This is one of the films dealt with in today’s edition of The Forgotten. the other is embedded over at The Notebook and you ought to see it.

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Belmondo Cane

Posted in FILM, literature, MUSIC with tags , , , , on April 25, 2019 by dcairns

A new edition of The Forgotten, featuring, for the first time, Jean-Paul Belmondo, in a dopey slice of thick-ear called LE PROFESSIONAL, which answers the gnawing question “What kind of film would Melville make with heavy concussion?” The answer: a 1981 Georges Lautner one.

Here you are.

“It was about something.”

Posted in FILM, MUSIC, Theatre with tags , , , , , on March 28, 2019 by dcairns

This fortnight’s Forgotten (returning to its usual Thursday slot) comes direct from the Bo’ness Hippodrome and is a spicy bit of northern realism enlivened by a sharp sense of dramatic construction, progressive attitudes and some striking cinematic moments. 

I COULD be talking about Dreyer’s THE PARSON’S WIDOW, I suppose, but I’m not ~

Link.

(Thanks to Nicky Smith, Pamela Hutchinson, Mark Fuller, Stephen C. Horne, Sarah-Jane Crawford and Bryony Dixon for sharing their thoughts on this one and bigging it up), to Ali Strauss and Hippfest for showing it, and to the other Stephen Horne for the fantastic music,)