films

ffakefi 460x270 - Don't we just love fake history films!

Fake history films – ‘the new threat to truth’ as this recent article in the Guardian postulated. Wow! The truth is all history films are fake. There’s just no way the past can be replicated in any way or form. The closest one would see to the truth might beRead More →

Hotelroom3fi 460x270 - 2001: That hotel room!

Its hard to find continuity errors in 2001: A Space Odyssey however here are some that I do not think many have discussed. These are specifically the hotel room shots. Just one main element from these scenes is usually examined and that is the clothes inadvertently left on the bed.Read More →

Infinite16 460x270 - 2001's links to London locations

This year is the 50th anniversary of 2001. This post is about London’s connections to the film – plus a run down of the actual date in question and the errors that were perpetuated when stating the date of the UK premiere itself. Being a British film, 2001 was madeRead More →

moonpic1 460x270 - 2001: A Space Odyssey

This Easter its fifty years since the classic space film, 2001: A Space Odyssey had its world premiere at the Lowe Theatre in Washington D.C. Despite being an American movie, 2001 was in fact one of a number of US films entirely made in England. Hence the credits: Made atRead More →

tunnel 460x270 - Beach Pneumatic Transit Videos

Round-up of You Tube videos featuring Alfred Ely Beach’s subway line! I mentioned Beach’s pioneering New York subway line a few weeks ago in a post on the Hyde Park pneumatic proposals. This is the 1st of a couple of posts dedicated to Beach’s pneumatic line that ran under Broadway. The realRead More →

Mehlweg1 460x270 - The location of the Sound of Music's final scenes

The 1965 film ‘Sound of Music’ is one of the world’s favourite musicals. Many people know of the locations in and around Salzburg and visit them in their droves including the city’s squares, parks and abbey. Certainly most of the film has been examined with great scrutiny and its locationsRead More →

IMG 7142 1 460x270 - #Filth London Premiere

Trainspotting author Irving Welsh poses for the cameras. Yesterday saw the London premiere of the new film #Filth, based on the Trainspotting author Irving Welsh’s novel at the Odeon Leicester Square. The movie stars James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, with Imogen Poots and Joanne Froggatt. James McAvoy at the Leicester SquareRead More →