The hardboiled Bond screenplay that never was… Donald E Westlake’s lost novel Forever and a Death lives another day

Reading Forever and a Death is satisfying on dual levels: it’s got thunder of the man behind the Parker novels honing his craft and also the breeze of a writer who is typing on a big budget for the fun of it


My latest film review: Fellini – Satyricon

To watch ‘Fellini – Satyricon’ is like being sucked through a history textbook and tricked into strolling through a circus freak show, the sense of bewilderment remaining until the end credits have passed and you’re transported back into the real world having learnt little but experienced much.