In Cambridge in the 1930s and 1940s, Ludwig Wittgenstein loved going to “the flicks”—any films at all, provided they were not self-consciously starry or arty or (worst of all) posh-literary. His ideal was the run-of-the mill American western. He liked it because the actors, like the horses, seemed to get on with being themselves rather than putting on an act for the sake of the camera.
Kids flicks for Wittgenstein
David Wolf / October 26, 2010
Flicking excitedly through this year’s London Film Festival programme, cinema-goers...
Jonathan Bate / November 24, 2010
After a three-year, £112m renovation, today the Royal Shakespeare theatre in...