Richard Lester

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2014

    Discover A Hard Day's Night All Over Again

    Note: this article was written by VMG film critic Stephanie Zacharek. Let's get the obvious over with: The early days of the Beatles, as reflected in Richard Lester's ebullient shout of freedom A Hard Day's Night, were all about the optimism of the early 1960s, a thrilling and energizing time when ... More >>

  • Film

    June 26, 2014

    Fifty Years on, A Hard Day's Night Is Still Revelatory.

    A look at the eternal freshness of the film.

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Rocker Tony Sheridan, One-Time Beatles "Frontman", Dead At 72

    In the realm of mainstream Beatles lore, Tony Sheridan gets largely forgotten. The British singer in fact lead an early incarnation of the band in their Hamburg days, when they were the Silver Beatles, a boozy club act. He played on the same circuit as the boys, and they acted as his backing group a ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 19, 2004

    Fab Film

    Forty years ago, Al Maysles met the Beatles

  • Film

    February 14, 2002

    Impressive Iris

    Eyre excels in the gripping story of a writer's descent into Alzheimer's

  • Calendar

    January 25, 2001

    Pop Goes the Menil

    More than just soup cans

  • Film

    June 12, 1997

    That Sinking Feeling

    Speed 2 runs aground before the ship starts its engine