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The Tragedy Of Macbeth (1971): review

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in , ,

Roman Polanski’s Macbeth emerges from a period of great upheaval for the filmmaker. On 9th August 1969, Polanski’s pregnant wife Sharon tate was a... Read More

His Girl Friday (1940): review

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in , ,

One of Howard Hawks’ greatest films – and, frankly, one of the greatest films ever made, arguably the equal to Bringing Up Baby, Hawks’ other pe... Read More

Black Orpheus (1959): review

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in , ,

In his autobiography, Dreams From My Father, Barack Obama recounts a spell studying at Columbia University in New York during the early 1980s. “One ... Read More

only angels have wings (1939): review

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in , ,

Outside of the movies, Howard Hawks led the life of a high adventurer. He served with the Army Air Corps during World War 1 and his daredevil pursuits... Read More

it happened one night (1934): review

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in , ,

The 1930s; what a decade - the rise of national socialism, continued fallout from the Wall Street Crash & dust storms in the American prairies. Perhap... Read More

On Our Playlist: New Music

Posted by on March 23, 2017 in ,

Out this week, all of the records that you need on your shelf this week in one handy place. Check out the albums that get our fopp stamp of approva... Read More

Glitterbeat records

Posted by on March 20, 2017 in ,

Glitterbeat is built upon sounds and artists that transcend cultural preconceptions and genre specificity. Music throughout the world is now part ... Read More

the big moon @ Fopp Manchester

Posted by on March 20, 2017 in

The Big Moon will be performing live & signing copies of their new album 'Love In The 4th Dimension' at our store in Manchester. The event will tak... Read More

the fits: review

Posted by on March 20, 2017 in , ,

Moving in the wake of Moonlight, Anna Rose Holmer’s film further enhances the cinematic depiction of ordinary black lives. Here, we meet Toni (Royal... Read More