RIP Ken Russell

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RIP Ken Russell

Postby DaveC » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:19 am

RIP :(

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Sad to say that of his films, I've only seen Tommy and The Devils.

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Interesting only a few weeks ago he was featured heavily on a BBC4 programme on censorship that I watched.
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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby pip » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:30 am

RIP. Only seen Tommy to be honest but good film
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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:07 pm

RIP Ken. :(

Haven't you guys ever seen his 'Women in Love'? Or 'Altered States'?
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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby pip » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:10 pm

Tonyblack wrote:RIP Ken. :(

Haven't you guys ever seen his 'Women in Love'? Or 'Altered States'?

Sadly no.
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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby DaveC » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:40 pm

Tonyblack wrote:RIP Ken. :(

Haven't you guys ever seen his 'Women in Love'? Or 'Altered States'?


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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:24 pm

I've got Altered States in DVD. You can borrow it if you like - when I get back to Cardiff.
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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby DaveC » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:35 pm

Tonyblack wrote:I've got Altered States in DVD. You can borrow it if you like - when I get back to Cardiff.


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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Nov 28, 2011 3:53 pm

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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Nov 28, 2011 5:11 pm

RIP Ken :(

Always enjoyed the jokes (Lair of the White Worm)
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Re: RIP Ken Russell

Postby high eight » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:49 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:RIP Ken :(

Always enjoyed the jokes (Lair of the White Worm)


Completely over the top - but it works if you consider it a parody of a Hammer film.

Tommy was basically two hours of rock videos, some better than others (Acid Queen being my favourite) - Neil Innes catches the tone of it perfectly in his send-up here......

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