Saul Wordsworth

Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

On promoting your book

Books, eh? So many published, so few read. Trying to get noticed is the name of the game (I should know, I’ve played it. Let’s call it a draw to date).

All will be explained shortly, but here’s a picture of my dad hard at work in our sitting room in 1986.

dad in chair


On my directorial debut

Hi – it’s great to see you again – how is your aunt – bearing up I hope., a website for whom I write regular satirical pieces, is branching out into ‘funny’ video. They’ve asked me to be involved.

Here’s my first effort, based on the Seventh Seal by Ingmar Berman – and parodied in Bill & Ted.

It’s for the City of London but I hope you still get it.

Did you?



On pigs and monkeys

– THE world is an wasteland of grief beset by pestilence, war, famine and death.

– THE coalition government is dismantling brick by brick all aspects of British life held dear.

– ANDY Murray was annihilated by Novak Djokovic in the final of the Australian Open.

Which is why we all need this (sound required).


On Marilyn Monroe

Today’s blog concerns a brunette called Norma.



On Five Easy Pieces (1970)

Hello and welcome to THIS – a blog dedicated to the best film of all time.


On Stanley Kubrick (and my father)

Last week on More4 there was a fascinating documentary entitled, ‘True Stories: Stanley Kubrick‚Äôs Boxes’. For reasons I will shortly explain, this excited me so much that I actually cancelled on a friend in order to stay in and watch it. Bad form I know, but, hey, you know, sometimes, in life, one has to, you know, just punctuate everything with a comma.

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