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What a Performance – Donald Cammell & Nick Roeg’s seminal 60s masterpiece.

August 4, 2010


When people think back to London in the 1960s they often think of sex, drugs and rock and roll, what we have come to know as Swinging London. Whilst many films tried to encapsulate this era, few managed to capture this as effectively as Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg’s Performance. Performance certainly had all the […]

Blowup – Antonioni’s seminal 60s film is no let down.

May 9, 2010


Blowup (1966) is Michelangelo Antonioni’s first English language feature and is arguably his most famous film. Inspired by Julio Cortazar’s 1959 short story, Las Babas del Diablo and set firmly in the Swinging Sixties, it centres around the day in the life of a fashion photographer, who, as he takes photographs in a otherwise peaceful park, […]