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Visiting "The Great Escape" German film locations- then and now- plus David McCallum attends a 50th anniversary screening of the film.
Exclusive interview with director William Friedkin ("The French Connection", "The Exorcist") about restoring his controversial masterpiece "Sorcerer"- and the hellish experiences of bringing the 1977 film to the screen.
Excusive interview with actress Nancy Kwan, who discusses breaking racial barriers in Hollywood.
"The Wicker Man" 40th anniversary. A tribute to the classic British horror film and exclusive interview with director Robin Hardy.
From Glamor to Gore: how horror films saved the careers of aging acting legends such as Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and Shelly Winters. .
Paying tribute to the superb supporting actors of "All the President's Men": Jason Robards, Martin Balsam and Jack Warden.
Analyzing Sam Peckinpah's crime classic "Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia".
"From 'Rio Bravo' to 'El Dorado': A look back at the Howard Hawks/ John Wayne Western hits..
Lee Van Cleef in "Death Rides a Horse" and "Sabata": the new Blu-ray European special editions.
Memories of legendary 007 cinematographer Alec Mills. .
"The Oakmont Story" series continues with the company's little-seen WWII flick "The Last Escape" starring Stuart Whitman.
The joy of collecting movie memorabilia
Raymond Benson's ten best films of 1988
Darren Allison reviews the latest soundtrack CDs
Plus DVD and movie book reviews.
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Cinema Retro has received the following press release relating to our columnist Howard Hughes' new book:
THE FILMGOERS’ GUIDE TO THE GREAT SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS
Published in Paperback
30 May 2014
£14.99 | 9781780761664
up-to-date detailed companion to the best sci-fi movies of all time
Science Fiction is probably the most popular box office
genre in movie history and has given filmgoers some of their most memorable
cinematic experiences. Outer Limits
takes its readers on a tour of the sci-fi cinema universe in all its
fantastical, celestial glory.
The milestone films of sci-fi cinema from Metropolis to
Avatar are discussed in this Filmgoers’ Guide for anyone who enjoys a cinema
that has pleased and amazed filmgoers since the dawn of cinema. Illustrated
with fine examples of sci-fi film poster-art, Outer Limits goes deep into the most interesting and popular movies
across sci-fi cinema’s many forms, with core chapters used as launch pads to
discuss lesser-known influential movies and follow-on sequels. Howard Hughes
tells the stories from pre-production to box office returns of The War of the Worlds, Independence Day,
Tarantula, Godzilla, The Time Machine, The Thing, Invasion of the Body
Snatchers, Forbidden Planet, Barbarella, Galaxy Quest, Minority Report, Planet
of the Apes, Mad Max 2, Back to the Future, Alien, Terminator 2: Judgement Day,
The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Matrix, Star Trek, Apollo 13, Blade Runner
and many more.
Film writer and historian Howard Hughes is the author
of Aim for the Heart: The Films of Clint Eastwood
(I.B. Tauris) and of the Filmgoers’ Guide
series, When Eagles Dared, Crime Wave,
Once Upon a Time in the Italian West and Stagecoach to Tombstone (all from
I.B. Tauris). He is contributor to ‘The James Bond Archives’, the official
fiftieth anniversary celebration of 007, and writes regularly for film magazine
FOR HOWARD HUGHES’ BOOKS
‘expertly dissected...a fascinating read.’ - The Times
‘offers much to inform and plenty to enjoy...Highly
recommended.’ - Kamera
Hughes is ‘rigorous...engulfing us with history and
myriad detail.’ - Empire
‘Entertaining, illuminating and packed with
information’ - Sight and Sound
‘Hughes is a fan and his enthusiasm, as well as his
research, shines through.’ - Tribune
‘a goldmine of such film trivia, wide-ranging and often
delightful...Hughes is a thorough researcher and knows his stuff’ - The Australian