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Speedy (1928): review

Posted by on March 28, 2017 in , ,

Film, as we know, ain’t what it used to be. Fast edits and quick cuts, ever more audacious stunts, breathtaking race sequences… in fact, far from ... Read More

ones to watch: new movies & tv

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in ,

New movies in-store this week, all of the film and tv releases that get the fopp stamp of approval in one handy place. Check out all of our favouri... Read More

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