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
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
Everything British, Including the Kitchen
New York TimesEverything British, Including the Kitchen Sink, at Film ForumNew York TimesRita Tushingham, left, and Dora Bryan in Tony Richardson's “A Taste of Honey” (1961). Credit via Film Forum. The soot and the soul are palpable in “The Brit New Wave,” a 30-film program at Film Forum from Wednesday, March 22, through April 6.
Posted on 15 March 2017 | 8:49 am
“A Taste of Honey”: A jazzy kitchen-sink
People's World“A Taste of Honey”: A jazzy kitchen-sink dramaPeople's World... play is set, and in 1961, the play became an award-winning film directed by Tony Richardson starring Rita Tushingham. Morrissey, lead singer of the Manchester-based band The Smiths, was smitten by the play and used quotations from it in several songs.
Posted on 12 October 2016 | 9:39 am
A Sensitive Cinematic Look at the Life of a
PopMattersA Sensitive Cinematic Look at the Life of a Working Class English GirlPopMattersThere's nothing special about Jo (Rita Tushingham, in her first screen role). Seventeen years old, she lives with her acid-tongued, slightly ridiculous mother Helen (Dora Bryan) in Salford (Greater Manchester), is a mediocre student in a mediocre ...
Posted on 15 September 2016 | 12:55 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