Factoid Friday: Stanley Kubrick and his passion for chess

As we walked along the flat block marina I was calm on the outside, but thinking all the time. This is where the famous scene of Alex and his droogs walking and fighting was filmed for Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange. In reality, Stanley abhorred ultra violence and was far more passionate about chess a […]

Milk in Movies: Why Do Characters Drink It?

What a character chooses to drink says a lot about them. – A martini, shaken, not stirred. If they get a shot of whiskey, they’re cool. If they order a fine chardonnay, they’re probably trying to go for class. But there’s one drink used in cinema that requires a bit of explanation. – I see […]