Frank.N.Furter

Rocky Horror Picture Show

On 15th August 1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show had its UK Premiere The phrase ‘cult movie’ is over used, but if ever it was deserved it is 1975’s ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ based on the 1973 theatrical performance of the same name. Starring Tim Curry as the enigmatic Frank N Furter, as well as Susan Sarandon, Meatloaf, Barry Bostwick and co-writer Richard O’Brien, … Continue reading Rocky Horror Picture Show

Up Pixar Movie Poster

Three Cheers for the Charming “Up”

  Up, released on the 16 May 2009 in the US was a movie created by Pixar, and was the first animated film ever to open the Cannes Film Festival. The film was the second Animated in history (after Beauty and the Beast) to receive a ‘Best Picture’ Academy Award nomination. The film is one of the most critically acclaimed animations ever released, with the … Continue reading Three Cheers for the Charming “Up”

Vertigo Hitchcock

Hitchcock’s Vertigo

Today marks the anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock‘s movie, Vertigo which premiered in the US on the 9 May 1958 – 60 years ago! Saul Bass is responsible for designing some of the most striking title sequences in film history, including Anatomy of a Murder, West Side Story, Spartacus, Ocean’s 11, as well as some of Alfred Hitchcock’s most memorable title sequences such as North By … Continue reading Hitchcock’s Vertigo

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 Despite being nominated for a best picture award at the 44th Academy Awards, in 1973 the film was withdrawn from British release at the request of Kubrick when it … Continue reading Clockwork Orange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