Obama “Hope” poster designer helping to bring Orwell’s 1984 back to the big screen

George Orwell's 1984 will return

As a child I always thought that when people talked about how amazing 1984 was, it was because it was the year that I was born.┬áIn the years since then I’ve realised that this is not the case. It’s because some bloke called George Orwell decided to set one of the twentieth century’s seminal pieces of literature (or so they say – I’ve mentioned before about my illiteracy) in that year.

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Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel [trailer]

Roger Corman, sitting on a table. You would too if you were 85.

I first came across Roger Corman in the wonderful Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘N’ Roll Generation Saved Hollywood documentary that came out in 2003. It’s based on Roger Biskand’s 1998 book of the same name, and it really is a must watch if you haven’t already seen it.

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