The Essential Directors by Sloan De Forest

The Essential Directors covers 56 influential directors from Hollywood, from the 1920's to the 70's. To lovers or scholars of film, a lot of these will be well known names to you, but there are some more obscure faces who have been forgotten in later years and are ripe for rediscovery. We get an introduction …

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Coffee, Screenings and DVD Library at the Close Up Film Centre, London.

I'm kind of surprised that I'd never heard of this place before! I came across it one Saturday night in East London, after leaving a rather disappointing event early, and wandering along at a bit of a loose end on the way to get some sushi. The place has a calm, slightly academic atmosphere and …

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