Tag: Michael Gough

Venom | 1981 | Klaus Kinski, Oliver Reed

Unpleasant suspense chiller based on the novel by Alan Scholefield that features a big name-British cast. Toxicologist Dr Stowe (Sarah Miles) manages to lose a deadly Black Mamba, the venom of which she’s been studying. Unfortunately for Dave...

The Small Back Room | 1949 | David Farrar, Kathleen Byron

Powell and Pressburger’s movies were characterized by masterful collaborators, and this adaptation by Nigel Balchin of his 1943 novel about an embittered scientist was no exception. Less extravagant than some of its predecessors – and...

Go-Between, The | 1971 | Julie Christie, Alan Bates

This bittersweet romantic drama, equal parts love story and reflection on British class differences, stars Michael Redgrave as a middle-aged man in reverie of his youth on a country estate. Flashing back to a chapter from his past, aging bachelor...

Women in Love | 1969 | Oliver Reed, Alan Bates

Before building his bad-boy reputation with shocking offbeat movies like Tommy (1975) and Crimes of Passion (1984), director Ken Russell stirred up some controversy with this acclaimed, sensual relationship drama, adapted from the novel by D.H...

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theviewersguide

The Viewer's Guide to Film intends to be a comprehensive guide to the very best of cinema from the earliest silent era, through to the golden age of Hollywood and on to today's biggest blockbusters.

Each entry on the site includes a capsule review/plot overview, along with cast and crew credits, images and trailers where available.