Things to See: Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition Part 1

Stanley Kubrick was one of the greatest ever directors, so I was never going to miss an exhibition that celebrated his extraordinary vision and the intense attention to detail that helped him make such incredible films. And that was even without the five star reviews from The Guardian, The Times, Time Out, BBC website and The Evening Standard.

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Film Quiz: Non-World War II War Films

After doing a quiz based on World War II films, I had to show that there was more to war on film than those that depict the 1939 – 1945 conflict. Covering various different battles, the films below cover a wide range in tone, style and narrative. How many do you have? Do you have a favourite among them? if you can work out mine, feel free to give yourself an extra point.

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 1  Film 1 (1930s)

EXTRAIT DU FILM"LA GRAND ILLUSION" Film 2 (1930s)

The African Queen (1951)  Directed by John Huston Shown from left: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn Film 3  (1950s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 4 Film 4 (1950s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 5 Film 5 (1960s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 6 Film 6 (1960s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 7 Film 7 (1970s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 8 Film 8 (1970s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 9 Film 9 (1980s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 10 Film 10  (1980s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 11 Film 11  (1980s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 12 Film 12 (1980s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 13 Film 13 (1990s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 15 Film 14 (2000s)

Film Quiz - Non-World War 2 Films Film 14 Film 15 (2000s)

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Film Quizzes: My Favourite Films Part 2

There really were too many to fit favourite films into one post. And even then I think of some of the films I had to leave out. Will you do better better than last Part 1? Do you have a favourite among the list here? As always you comments and feedback are more than welcome.

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 28jpg  Film 1

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 22 Film 2

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 28 Film 3

Film quizzes Film 4

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 30 Film 5

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 31 Film 6

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 23 Film 7

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 19 Film 8

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 27jpg Film 9

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 24jpg Film 10

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 26 Film 11

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 25 Film 12

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 20jpg Film 13

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 17 Film 14

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 18 Film 15

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Line(s) of the Day #PathsofGlory

Paths of Glory

If those little sweethearts won’t face German bullets, they’ll face French ones!

General Mireau (George Macready) in the classic anti-war film Paths of Glory (1957).

Film Quizzes: Best Black/White Films Ignored by the Academy

With the release of this year’s nominations, and the undoubted shocks and surprises, it’s worth having a reminder of past films that didn’t even get a nomination. If you can suspend your shock enough to concentrate, below are six superb films that have lasted despite being ignored by the Academy. See if you can work them out. Feel free to try the quiz Modern Films Ignored by the Academy.

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 1 (1930s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 2 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 3 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 4 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 5 (1950s)

Film Quizzes - Best B+W Films ignored by the Oscars film 6 (1950s)

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