So You Wanna Be a Director?

So You Wanna Be a Director?

You might not recognise the name of Ken Annakin, but you will almost certainly have watched at least one of his films – remember The Swiss Family Robinson, The Longest Day, or The Battle of the Bulge? Simon Jones reviews a new biography about a British director of the old school

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The Hong Kong Film Industry

The Hong Kong Film Industry

The Hong Kong film industry once rivalled Bollywood and Hollywood, but in the years since the handover in 1997, it has become a shadow of its former self. Simon Jones analyses the reasons why Hong Kong cinema has hit the rocks

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