RIP: Eric Rohmer

Film director Eric Rohmer, part of the French New Wave in the 1960s, passed away Monday in Paris at the age of 89. He might be best known in the US for MA NUIT CHEZ MAUD (MY NIGHT WITH MAUD) which was nominated for a Best Screenplay Academy Award in 1971 or his more recent […]

Can Stately BEAT Manor survive June 12?

In case you missed the just-concluded World Cup Draw, the US and England ended up in the same group and will play each other on June 12th in South Africa. Will there be a second Civil War in the Beat household? By the way, whatever happened to that David Beckham and Posh comic book Stan […]