Setting Archive : C20th

(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)

The Grinnell Method

Published – Strange Horizons, Sept 2012. Available to read online here. In 1943 ornithologist Barbara Kenney comes to observe the […]

The hearts of horses
The hearts of horses by Molly Gloss

In the first winter of the Great War Martha Lessen rode into Elwha County. Dolly, the mare she rode, was […]

Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys dir. Clint Eastwood

Jersey Boys is based on a musical, based on the life of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Their formation, […]

X-Men: days of future past
X-men: days of future past dir. Bryan Singer

Mutants throughout the world are being hunted down and murdered by the Sentinels. And not only mutants, but anyone with […]

A girl called Fred
A girl called Fred by Roger Willgoose

Roger Willgoose isn’t really a dog person. It is his wife really who decides to bring a dog into their […]

Adam’s Rib
Adams Rib dir. George Cukor

Warren Attinger has been a bad husband, but his wife, Doris, has caught him out. She follows him one day […]

Godzilla
Godzilla dir. Gareth Edwards

Is there a point to me doing a quick recap of a Godzilla movie plot? I mean, you all know […]

The Marrying Kind
The Marrying Kind dir. George Cukor

In the domestic courts it is time for Keefer vs Keefer. But the various arguments carry on until it is […]

To kill a mockingbird [based on the book]
To kill a mockingbird dir. by Robert Mulligan

In a small town in Alabama in the 1930′s Atticus Finch is working hard to raise his two children; his […]

The Owl Service
The Owl Service by Alan Garner

Alison and Roger have come to Wales on a holiday with their parent and respective step-parent. Roger’s father and Alison’s […]

Made for each other
Made for each other dir. John Cromwell

Up and coming lawyer John Mason has just returned from taking a deposition in Boston. But work wasn’t all that […]

Wild Orchids
Wild Orchids dir. Sidney Franklin

Lillie Sterling and her husband John are travelling to Java. A second honeymoon says Lillie, while for John it is […]