Picnic at Hanging Rock: Criterion Collection

July 8, 2014

There is a fascinating air of mystery surrounding Peter Weir’s adaptation of Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) that captivated me when I first saw it many years ago and continues to haunt me. While the story is a simple yet intriguing one its lack of closure... 

This Sporting Life: Criterion Collection

February 14, 2008

Based on the novel by David Storey (who wrote the screenplay himself), This Sporting Life (1963) marked the feature film debut of Lindsay Anderson and features a ferocious performance by Richard Harris as Frank Machin, a professional rugby player. We...