Peter Sellers’ Top 5 Career Defining Film Appearances

This week on #FILMTALK we’re marking the 40th anniversary of the death of Peter Sellers with a special celebration of his incredible talent. We’re taking a close look at the top five landmark films that defined his amazing film career, The Ladykillers (1955), I’m Alright Jack (1959), The Pink Panther (1963), Dr. Strangelove (1964) and Being There (1979). Continue reading “Peter Sellers’ Top 5 Career Defining Film Appearances”

On the Buses – Celebration of classic film series with Reg Varney, Anna Karen, Stephen Lewis

We continue our celebration of On the Buses with a special edition of #FILMTALK with author and broadcaster, Morris Bright MBE, who goes behind the scenes of the film series. Thanks to Morris, we’ve also got exclusive clips from never-before-seen interviews with On the Buses cast members Reg Varney, who played bus driver Stan Butler, Anna Karen with plays his sister, Olive, and Stephen Lewis, the iconic Inspector Blake. We also hear from Hammer Films’ production supervisor, Roy Skeggs. Continue reading “On the Buses – Celebration of classic film series with Reg Varney, Anna Karen, Stephen Lewis”

On the Buses (1971) Reg Varney, Bob Grant, Anna Karen, Stephen Lewis, Doris Hare – #FILMTALK Review

With special contributions from Brian Reynolds and Phil Campbell, who worked on the first two On the Buses films, we add the classic 1971 British comedy, On the Buses to our list of the 100 greatest films ever made, at least in our opinion. In the first of two special episodes, FILMTALK regulars, Brian and Phil recall their experiences as runners for Hammer Films in the early 1970s and working on the first two films, On the Buses in 1971 and Mutiny on the Buses in 1972. Continue reading “On the Buses (1971) Reg Varney, Bob Grant, Anna Karen, Stephen Lewis, Doris Hare – #FILMTALK Review”