Googie Withers (1917-2011)

Sad news this weekend. The inimitable Googie Withers has died at the age of 94 after a long and varied career in film, theatre and television. Although she worked with directors like Alfred Hitchcock (a small part in The Lady Vanishes [1938]), Michael Powell (a member of the resistance in One of Our Aircraft Is […]

Blasts from the past

Recent disks from England, part two

Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker (1979): Criterion Blu-ray review

Disk discovery: Paul Fejos’ Lonesome (1928) from Criterion

Seeing the world in black-and-white … again