The Ward (2010)

The Ward (2010). Directed by John Carpenter. Starring Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker and Jared Harris. Mad Women in a Psychiatric Hospital would probably have been the title had Roger Corman produced this as John Carpenter returns after a 9 year break from movie-making to create this female-centred supernatural-inflected, psychological horror flick. Working fromContinue reading “The Ward (2010)”

Sixty Glorious Years (1938)

Sixty Glorious Years (1938). Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Starring Anna Neagle and Anton Walbrook. Sadly, there isn’t even close to sixty glorious minutes in Herbert Wilcox’s hurriedly made sequel to 1937’s smash hit Victoria the Great, completely in glorious Technicolor this time – although it has to be said that the palette is pretty mutedContinue reading “Sixty Glorious Years (1938)”