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The Girls of ‘Carry On’

Idealised post-war Britain that no longer exists - warm beer and village greens, knotted handkerchiefs and women getting changed on the beach behind a...

Get Your Skates On Mate – Behind The Scenes of The...

1969: Neil Armstrong walks on the moon, America bombs Vietnam, and dozens of Minis bring Turin to a standstill. Nostalgia Central takes you behind the scenes of The...

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Mandy (1952)

Alexander Mackendrick’s pioneering drama about the experiences of a young deaf girl remains underrated alongside his great Ealing comedies Whisky Galore! and The Ladykillers (1955). When...

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Dr Frankenstein's grandson, Frederick von Frankenstein, reluctantly decides to follow in his ancestor's footprints in Mel Brooks' affectionate parody of horror films. Frederick would like to...

Last Tango In Paris (1972)

If movie audiences weren't plonking down money in 1973 to see Linda Blair vomit pea soup in William Friedkin's The Exorcist, they were lining up...

Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

The life of doomed gay British playwright Joe Orton gets a no-holds-barred but sure-handed telling by director Stephen Frears in this funny and moving...

Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus had all the markings of a pretentious little art film - After all, how could a biography of Mozart not seem dull? But nothing...