Re-Imagining the Olympics

The 2012 Olympics are over. If you weren’t in the UK you might not have been aware of just how transformative these two weeks were. That I’m even talking about it is evidence enough. Like many of my geek and writer friends I’ve often found myself in the position of fighting against the popular attention…

Tuesday’s Overlooked Films: Ken Russell’s Elgar

The BBC has been pulling out a bunch of Russell films from the vault in a grudging sort of admiration for the filmmaker’s passing, including a doco on his life, A Bit of a Devil. So my DVR seems to be filling up with an assortment of things (which means I’ll finally see The Boyfriend)….