Nine

Let’s Have Something Italian

I’m off, you lot. It’s Easter, London is going to be ‘hotter than Morocco’ (another unit of measurement) and I’m heading to Herculaneum with some friends, to eat pasta and look at mosaics and watch another series of Gommorah on the way there to put me in the mood. So, here’s Fergie being Italian, from […]

Ten Reasons To Thank Recent Movies

1. Pixar put a 76 year-old widower in the lead of Up (okay, so he was animated), and defied a number of their licensees, who pulled out because they were fearful of losing youth sales. 2. SF came back! Moon, Triangle, District 9, District 13: Ultimatum and Avatar made it a bumper year. Shame about […]

The Creative Dilemma

Samuel Beckett was once asked what he had given up for his art. He replied; ‘I have fairly often not gone to parties.’ EM Forster was asked why his output of novels hadn’t been greater and he replied; ‘I would have written more if I hadn’t gone out so much.’ Watching the movie ‘Nine’ made […]