Tag Archives: Lindsay Anderson

Saturday Matinee: Britannia Hospital

“Britannia Hospital” (1982) is the third installment of director Lindsay Anderson’s “Mick Travis Trilogy”. Like the other films in the series, it’s a dark comedy following a particularly eventful chapter in the life of Mick Travis (Malcolm McDowell) as he … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: O Lucky Man!

O Lucky Man! (1973) is anarchist director Lindsay Anderson’s epic follow-up to his film if…(1968). It’s at times a surreal and darkly humorous allegory for survival in capitalist society. Like if…, it stars Malcolm McDowell as Mick Travis but in … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: if…

“if…” (1968) is one of the all-time classic student rebellion films directed by notorious anarchist Lindsay Anderson. In his first screen role, Malcolm McDowell stars as the oppressed non-conformist Mick Travis who with a few cohorts, stage an armed revolution … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Is That All There Is?

“Is That All There Is?”(1995) was part of a series commissioned by the BBC documenting directors around the world and their surroundings. This episode featuring anarchist director Lindsay Anderson depicts his home life and community in North London and offers … Continue reading

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