Award winning director Lindsay Anderson (If..., O Lucky Man!) subverts the mockumentary genre and presents to the audience a detailed and humored account of what truly means to be Lindsay ... See full summary »
An impassive young girl is taken from her suicidal London life, back to her home in North England, on a bizarre bus trip. Seen through the poetic eye of the camera, this is a commentary of doomed British morbidity.
Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.
George and Betty, a middle-class English couple, have just moved into a big Edwardian house in London and are throwing a party to celebrate. Unfortunately, after ten days none of their ... See full summary »
Jimmy is a self-loathing and frustrated musician who works at a candy shop. He takes out his rage on his long suffering wife and his business partner and best friend, who lives next door. ... See full summary »
I think this was made for HBO during a time of huge scandals in televangelism. It has the same consistency of an HBO movie: unsubtle, poorly acted, and generic. It's not a bad movie, especially for that origin. However, when a director like Anderson has directed it, I expected a little better. The direction is so bad, though, it's truly, truly embarrassing. The film is about a failing evangelist who hires a sexy singer to spice up his services. She steals the show from him. I don't know, I couldn't finish it. Like I said, it's not awful, but I just figured that life was too short to watch something so unaccomplished. Plus, Christian rock, which is abundant in the film, is the second worst genre of music on the planet, right after Christian ska.
P.S. If you're looking for this, it actually has been on VHS before, despite what previous comments have said. Orion put it out. I found it in my library system. But, really, you don't want to see this, at least if you're a fan of Lindsay Anderson. Only if you're a completist, but it's just an embarrassment.
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