Gun Girls. A short film by Victoria Harwood and Lucy Newman. 1997. 5 mins. Gun Girls is showing at the ICA on Saturday 14th Feb 2017 as part of the London Short Film festival programme, White Trash Girls, Gun Girls & Riot Girls. “All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl.”Continue reading “Gun Girls”
A Victorian ropery, Singing in the Rain and Stanley Kubrick.
Director J.Lee Thompson chose to rely on our imaginations in his 1953 black and white film, The Yellow Balloon. In the setting of bombed post war London, a boy loses his pocket money and the chance of buying a balloon. Upset, he steals his friend’s yellow balloon, an incident which leads to tragedy and blackmail.Continue reading “Black and white and yellow”