Tag: Phoebe Saatchi

Great Film Characters

Wednesday Addams, Paramount

Great film characters can become beacons of success for not only the actors who play them, but also the writers and directors who create and mould them. Wednesday Addams: Christina Ricci’s performance of Wednesday Addams in the Addams Family films are some of her best moments in front of the camera. From the raven plaits, to that… Read more »

Ken Loach Wins Palme D’Or at Cannes 2016

Charles Saatchi

Cannes 2016 has been the usual whirlwind of talent and celebrity, with Donald Sutherland, Kirsten Dunst and Vanessa Paradis taking to the judging panel, it was Ken Loach and his most recent directorial efforts that took home the coveted Palme D’Or for his characteristically real and conscious drama, I, Daniel Blake, making him only the 9th filmmaker… Read more »

Remarkable Movie Soundtracks

The Jungle Book Original Cast Soundtrack Artwork, Walt Disney

Music always has been, and always will be an integral part to every film. There’s no doubt that if selected well, soundtracks can thrust a film from good to brilliant. Who doesn’t remember buying the soundtrack to your favourite film, and reliving the feelings and emotions that you felt when you first watched it. There have been some… Read more »

Female Directors – What’s The Story?

On average, UK films are 6 x more likely to be directed by a man

Gender equality has been at the forefront of pop culture for the past few years, with everyone putting in their two cents on whether pink is for girls and blue is for boys and Jennifer Lawrence highlighting the gender pay gap in Hollywood, the list goes on. But there has been a relative lull in… Read more »

5 Of The Most Memorable Movie Quotes Of All Time:

The Wizard Of Oz original Poster from 1939

We all love good film quotes, from the romantic to the ridiculous, there’s a vast array of witty comebacks, emotionally charged rants and bizarre observations. Here are some of the most iconic gems, mixed in with some personal favourites:   “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore” – The Wizard of Oz (1939)… Read more »