Tag Archives: Alan Parker

Midnight Express at 40

The high point of cinema so far has been the American films made between the late 1960s and the early 1980s. Roughly speaking, these dates constitute the New Hollywood period when failing studios turned to young, maverick directors influenced by the anarchistic re-making of genre cinema by European directors like Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut. [...]

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Alan’s Angel Angle

Reading some stories on Flipboard the other morning, I came across this piece about Alan Parker’s Mickey Rourke, Robert DeNiro and Lisa Bonet film, Angel Heart. Check out this headline: ALAN PARKER’S ANGEL HEART IS ASTONISHING AS HELL Obviously I had to flip this to find later and post here for y’all. Here’s a bit [...]

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