Odeon Cinema, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London, UK. My local cinema in the 1970s Oscar Deutsch established the Odeon cinema chain in 1933, and Odeon became a registered trade mark. His cinemas followed a style, embracing the modern movement and Art Deco, and many were new builds designed by Harry Weedon. The Odeon in Swiss Cottage was opened in 1937, and is unusual in being of red brick. Photographer:John Maltby Date Taken: 1937
Southall Dominion (1935) by F.E. Bromige. One of a number of impressive art deco cinemas in Londons suburbs by this Harrow based architect. Sadly like many of his designs, this building has been demolished. Image from dusashenka on flickr.
Stand by Me (1986) | It's the summer of 1959 in Castlerock, Oregon and four 12 year-old boys - Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern - are fast friends. After learning of the general location of the body of a local boy who has been missing for several days, they set off into woods to see it. Along the way, they learn about themselves, the meaning of friendship and the need to stand up for what is right.
I have lived in London for most of my life and know there is far more to London that Big Ben and the London Eye. Of course you want to experience the London you see on TV and read in the guide books, but if you want to ‘get under the skin’ of this great city, and experience it the way a local would, click on the picture.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) PG 13 - Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon - Writers: Jesse Andrews - Stars: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke - High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer. - COMEDY / DRAMA