Arts and Entertainment

Total 120 Posts

Tippi Hedren, The Hitchcock Blonde Who Created a Traumatic Masterpiece in Marnie

Sean Connery and Tippi Hedren in Hitchcock's Marnie Out of all Hitchcock's films, it is Marnie I cannot forget, although Vertigo comes close. It's thrillingly relentless, filled with cinematic beauty, a fizzing script shot through with black comedy and utterly absorbing until the very last scene. Who could forget Tippi

Happy Birthday Cary Grant, Suave Prince of Hollywood

Happy Birthday Cary Grant. Arts and film journalist Alison Jane Reid pays tribute to Hollywood's greatest leading man who exuded a brilliant duality in life and on screen.

Marcelle LeBlanc, Winnie the Pooh and a Tale of Two John-Boys

Actor Marcelle LeBlanc talks to arts journalist Alison Jane Reid about working with two John-Boys, Logan Shroyer and Richard Thomas in The Walton's Homecoming. How hard can it be to say goodbye asked Winnie the Pooh?

Falling in Love at the British Library- A Christmas Love Story By Alison Jane Reid

Falling in Love at the British Library, a novella by journalist Alison Jane Reid. The story is based on a real-life Brief Encounter and inspired by Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Mr Darcy.

The Day I Interviewed Linda McCartney, Rock 'n' Roll Photographer and Consort of Paul McCartney

Linda McCartney, wife of Beatle Sir Paul Mc Cartney granted a rare, behind the scenes interview about her life and work as a pioneering rock and roll photographer to feature writer Alison Jane Reid. AJ looks back at a fascinating interview at the beginning of her career that almost didn't happen.

Magic Film, Drama and Radio Review: Steve McQueen and Natalie Wood in Love with the Proper Stranger, Impeachment, Things We Forgot to Remember

Love with The Proper  Stranger -  Classic  Film of the Month Love with The Proper Stranger is an extraordinary and important film in any era,  let alone 1963. It stars Natalie Wood and the prince of cool Steve McQueen as two people who have a one night stand after a

Ten Films About Love with Strong Female Leads

Journalist Alison Jane Reid explores ten films about love with strong female leads. The review includes Kate Winslet in a Little Chaos, Cher in Moonstruck and Kelly Macdonald in Puzzle.
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