The Prison Movie

Is there some sort of catharsis when watching a prison movie?  Safe in the knowledge that one has not broken any laws that would cause them to lose their liberty. Of all of the genres out there for film, I am always happy to be the voyeur when it comes to the prison or liberty lost genre. Let’s take a look at some of the prison movies out there that has captured the Ronin spirit… Papillon (1973) A man with a butterfly tattoo on his back has been wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to life in a French penal … Continue reading The Prison Movie

Tasha-Li Talks Movies with…

Garry Campbell Garry is the Communications manager for Groundwork: A federation of charities working locally and nationally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. He is also my little brother! I asked him a few simple questions about his relationship with film. Here is how it went…  What is the first film that you remember watching? I can remember two but can’t quite remember which came first:  The Love Bug (1968) by Robert Stevenson and Flash Gordon (1980) by Alex Raymond.  I’m going to go with The Love Bug as being my first.   Did it happen to have … Continue reading Tasha-Li Talks Movies with…