Month: July 2014

The Lady From Shanghai

When Orson Welles died in 1985, I was hauled into the BBC’s Newsnight studio to explain why the great man had made so few films of note beyond Citizen Kane. Those ubiquitous sherry ads were also quoted as part and

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Some Like It Hot

It’s not very original to recommend Billy Wilder’s cross-dressing comedy, which is re-released again today, despite myriad screenings over the years. But then, there must be some people who haven’t seen the 1959 film and a lot more who will

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