Hell’s Angels (1930)

As you may now, even though I live in New Zealand, my passport is a British one. My home town started out as a tiny countryside village in Essex. But then the Second World War happened, and in particular the blitz, and there was suddenly a severe lack of liveable accommodation in London. Built in […]

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The African Queen (1951)

Part of me is unsure if The African Queen actually needs to be reviewed. Everyone knows it’s a classic right? It regularly appears on ‘Greatest Films’ and ‘Classics of the…’,‘1001 Films to See Before You Die’ kind of lists and it’ll be near the top end of those lists as well most of the time. […]

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