Clockwork Orange

13th January 1972 UK premiere Stanley Kubrick’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’ was released in 1971, based on Anthony Burgess’s 1962 novel of the same name. The film has become a cult classic, famed for its’ ‘ultra-violence’ themes. Despite being nominated for a best picture award at the 44th Academy Awards, in 1973 the film was withdrawn from British release at the request of Kubrick when it … Continue reading Clockwork Orange

Metropolis

Metropolis Premiere 10 Jan 1927 (Germany) Dating back to the Weimar Period Metropolis was a German expressionist film by Fritz Lang, drawing imagery from Bauhaus, Cubist and Futurist designs. The movie poster was painted by Heinz Schulz-Neudamm and, as of 2016 was the most expensive movie poster to be auctioned when it was sold for almost $700,000 to a private buyer from the Austrian National … Continue reading Metropolis

Daily Doodle: St. Paul’s

Earlier in the year my husband and I treated ourselves to a weekend in London along with theatre, art exhibitions and a bit of shopping.  The hotel we booked was right next to St. Paul’s Cathedral so I took the opportunity to take a few photos and from that created a painting for my dad as one of his Christmas presents. Obviously I couldn’t share … Continue reading Daily Doodle: St. Paul’s