Monthly Archives: May 2011

Emma Thompson = pure genius!!

The Cambridge University-educated, two time Oscar winner charms the audience, at the 1996 Golden Globes, with her Jane Austen-inspired acceptance speech, for her Best Adapted Screenplay win for “Sense & Sensibility.” No one but Emma could have pulled this off.

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Not Just “Anyone” Can Make a Brilliant Documentary: Our Chat with Director & Producer Jon Spira

Ahead of its highly anticipated DVD release, on this side of the pond, TSF invited Mr. Spira, the brains behind “Anyone Can Play Guitar,” into the hallowed confines of Anglophile Studios. During our exchange, he talked about, among other¬†things,¬†the inspiration … Continue reading

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Adele on Later with Jools Holland

The Cockney Hannah Montana makes her 3rd appearance on TSF. Here, she performs “Daydreamer,” off her astonishing debut album “19.” Just to note; Adele has more talent within the nail of her index finger, than the other Hannah Montana has … Continue reading

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The Cure – Live @ Wembley 1991

The legendary lads from Blackpool perform “Pictures of You,” during their prolific set at London’s most renowned venue.

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Heading Into the Deep End – The Wild Swim interview

TSF invited Jamie and Carlos into Anglophile Studios, to get their take on what makes WS tick. The first eight responses are Jamie’s, with Carlos providing the rest. 1. What’s been the highlight of your music career, thus far? We’ve … Continue reading

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Music Written For the Royal Court – Wild Swim’s “Broken Flowers”

There’s two reasons why this blog has constantly spotlighted artists, from Oxford’s music scene, since its inception. 1) So many bands coming out of this southern hamlet are chockablock with talent and 2) They adamantly embrace the age-old philosophy of … Continue reading

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A movie that made “History” as a stage play

Released in 2006, “The History Boys” is based upon the multiple Tony award-winning Broadway hit, by playwright-screenwriter Alan Bennett. Its brilliant cast includes Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, James Corden and Dominic Cooper.

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