Cherry: So what do you do after Avengers: Endgame?
- March 12, 2021, 05:00
So what do you do when you’ve just made the highest grossing film in history? Robert Wise followed up The Sound of Music with the grand folly that was(...)
Christopher Plummer never hid his dislike of The Sound of Music
- February 5, 2021, 20:40
Christopher Plummer, who has died in Connecticut at the age of 91, accumulated, over seven decades, all the honours an actor could wish for. As long (...)
The real Sound of Music: Maria was no flibbertigibbet, and she didn’t teach the kids songs
- June 9, 2018, 05:00
In 1965, New York’s critics were in agreement about the merits of Robert Wise’s The Sound of Music. Pauline Kael described the film as “the sugar-coat(...)
Hollywood’s problem is endless sequels, not remakes
- February 16, 2018, 06:00
Top archaeologists have just released an analysis of pictograms accompanying Paleolithic cave paintings. They read as follows: “Another remake! Men th(...)
Entertainer and comedian whose success spanned multiple generations
- August 26, 2017, 05:28
Bruce Forsyth, who has died aged 89, was associated with some of the most successful shows in television history, from Sunday Night at the London Pall(...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"