In 1979, in my (relatively) impressionable youth there came a bolt from the blue: Just as Blade Runner would later cement my fascination with cinema, The Shock of the New (BBC2 television series and expanded content in the companion book) ...Read More


"...And all those moments will be lost in time like tears...in the rain..." For some reason I've recently encountered several references to an iconic film that entered my consciousness in young adulthood and was instrumental in helping shape my fascination of, ...Read More

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I lament the fact that the slice of life rich in heritage, down home civility, and plain old neighborliness will die with the generation depicted herein, and the world will be a much poorer place for it. Picking and trimming, ...Read More