Tag: richard-lester

How I Won the War Review

Absurdist, satirical and with more ideas in its nearly two hours than many another film could deal with, How I Won the War, Richard Lester's film starring Michael Crawford and John Lennon, released in dual format by the BFI.

Woodfall - A Revolution in British Cinema: The Knack...and How to Get It Review

The middle of Richard Lester's three major Sixties films, The Knack won Woodfall the Palme d'Or at Cannes. It has been somewhat controversial since, though most of it is still very funny and inventive.

A Hard Day's Night Review

Fadd9. Now in Blu-ray for its fiftieth anniversary.

Four New Exclusives from MovieMail

Peter Lorre and Erich von Stroheim, a Randolph Scott Western, Malcolm McDowell on Blu-ray and Emir Kusturica.

The Beatles on Blu-ray: Help! in June

Feature number two to get the HD treatment.

The Bed Sitting Room Review

Number 1 in your hearts and on the spine, it's the BFI's Flipside release of the Richard Lester-directed "post-bomb" comedy, wherein three years after a sub-three minute war things have gone a bit mad.