A movie for every day of the year – a good one. 23 March. Star Wars (1977), directed by George Lucas. The most important film of the last 50 years.
The sort of film that most of us have slept through a few times. No, not the one with “Consider Yourself” and all those other fabulous Lionel Bart songs. Instead, the David Lean version of
it’s a good time to look back at 1955’s The Ladykillers, the last classic of the studio’s golden era. Its director, Alexander Mackendrick, also called the shots on Whisky Galore! in 1949