Tag Archives: Rerelease

Steamboat Bill Jr. – Review

We revisit this beloved comedy as it is re-released across UK cinemas… Two steamers, of unequal dignity, In Muddy Waters where we lay our scene… …is how Steamboat Bill Jr. might have begun, but despite its lifted plot it opts not to make any explicit Shakespearean connections. It isn’t much of a wordy picture anyway. Instead, […]

In Cold Blood – Review

Richard Brooks’ adaptation of the Capote novel is rereleased in UK theatres… 1959: the quadruple-murder of the Clutters shocks America. The apparently motiveless crime is eventually traced to two bungling would-be burglars, Dick Hickock and Perry Smith, who made off for their troubles with a handful of dollars and a wireless radio. 1966: tireless journalist […]