The Smiths: The Open Secret of 'Girlfriend
RollingStone.comThe Smiths: The Open Secret of 'Girlfriend in a Coma'RollingStone.com... Boys, a prime example of Morrissey's favored British New Wave kitchen sink realism, this time about a young man (Colin Campbell) who marries too soon and faces doubts about his masculinity, egged-on by his equally immature wife (Rita Tushingham).
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 5:42 am
Sharks defenseman Brent Burns mistaken for
FanRag Sports (blog)Sharks defenseman Brent Burns mistaken for pirate at DisneyFanRag Sports (blog)San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns is known just as much for his beard and toothless smile as he is for his prowess on the ice. Adding yet another piece to his legacy, “Burnzie” recently took his family on a trip to Disney World while being ...and more »
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 6:10 am
First UK Trailer for 'My Name Is Lenny'
First Showing (blog)First UK Trailer for 'My Name Is Lenny' About a Bare-Knuckle FighterFirst Showing (blog)Josh Helman (seen in X-Men: Apocalypse, Mad Max: Fury Road, Jack Reacher) plays McLean, and the cast includes Chanel Cresswell, Nick Moran, John Hurt, Michael Bisping, Charley Palmer Rothwell, George Russo, and Rita Tushingham. This looks like ...
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 4:56 am
10 Essential British New Wave Films -
10 Essential British New Wave FilmsFlavorwireAnd they had the interpreters they needed in a tidal wave of powerful young actors like Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Rita Tushingham, Julie Christie, Alan Bates, et al. As the 60s progressed, social realism gave way to more escapist fare, Britain's ...
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 10:53 am
Everything and the Kitchen Sink: New York's
Everything and the Kitchen Sink: New York's Film Forum salutes the British New WaveFilm JournalRita Tushingham, another up-and-coming icon of the decade, contrasted the glamorous leading ladies of yore; she played “ordinary” young women with a likable awkwardness. In Desmond Davis' Girl With Green Eyes (1964), based on an Edna O'Brien novel ...
Posted on 21 March 2017 | 9:51 am
Frightening verse: that Morrissey library in
It concerns the short-lived careers of a a number of obscure actors: everyone from Morrissey obsession Rita Tushingham (of A Taste Of Honey fame), matinee idol Tab Hunter, James Dean associate Sal Mineo, and blonde bombshells Diana Dors and Jayne Mansfield.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:58 am
Dear ‘Diary’: Bel Powley captivates as
“Diary of a Teenage Girl” will remind some of Tony Richardson’s landmark 1961 British coming-of-age film “A Taste of Honey,” with Rita Tushingham in a career-defining debut in the lead role, playing a pregnant, unmarried, working-class gir
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 2:13 pm
East Hampton Library to screen 1969 film
The film also stars Rita Tushingham, and was written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. This free screening will be presented at The East Hampton Library, Monday August 10th from 5-7. Call (631) 324-0222 ext 3. to register
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 3:46 am
Morrissey's idol: Celebrating Shelagh
A success in both London and New York, it was made into a Bafta-winning film in 1961, starring Rita Tushingham. Delaney had written the script in under two weeks. The play was considered one of the era's "kitchen sink" dramas, portraying working class life ...
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 11:59 am
Dora Bryan: Actress and singer with an
In 1961 Bryan was given her finest film role, as the salty mother in A Taste of Honey. Her co-star Rita Tushingham, recalled, "She is so lovely, and what a talent! Why isn't she a Dame? I was very lucky because she was such a very normal person.
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 9:12 am