All articles by Adam Scovell

Then and now

The 400 Blows: finding that beach and the Paris locations today

With François Truffaut’s French New Wave classic The 400 Blows back in cinemas, we went in search of the locations, including the beach where that famous final freeze-frame takes place.

By Adam Scovell

The 400 Blows: finding that beach and the Paris locations today
Then and now

How Hammer horror locations look today

By Adam Scovell

How Hammer horror locations look today
Then and now

London After Dark: the nocturnal 1960s films that inspired Edgar Wright... and how their locations look today

By Adam Scovell

London After Dark: the nocturnal 1960s films that inspired Edgar Wright... and how their locations look today
Then and now

Get Carter at 50: how the Tyneside locations look today

By Adam Scovell

Get Carter at 50: how the Tyneside locations look today
Then and now

Brighton Rock: in search of the locations for the vicious British noir

By Adam Scovell

Brighton Rock: in search of the locations for the vicious British noir
Then and now

Mona Lisa: going back to the locations of the British neo-noir, 35 years later

By Adam Scovell

Mona Lisa: going back to the locations of the British neo-noir, 35 years later
Then and now

Richard Burton’s London: revisiting the locations of gangland classic Villain, 50 years later

By Adam Scovell

Richard Burton’s London: revisiting the locations of gangland classic Villain, 50 years later
Then and now

Pool of London: in search of the locations for the classic British noir

By Adam Scovell

Pool of London: in search of the locations for the classic British noir
Features

Architecture of adolescence: the suburban landscapes of I Start Counting

By Adam Scovell

Architecture of adolescence: the suburban landscapes of I Start Counting
Features

Simone Signoret: remembering a French screen legend on her centenary

By Adam Scovell

Simone Signoret: remembering a French screen legend on her centenary
Features

60 years of La notte: how Antonioni’s film walked over the empty glamour of the 1960s

By Adam Scovell

60 years of La notte: how Antonioni’s film walked over the empty glamour of the 1960s
Watch a cult classic

Watch a cult classic #9: Payroll

By Adam Scovell

Watch a cult classic #9: Payroll
Then and now

In search of the locations for Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless

By Adam Scovell

In search of the locations for Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless
Then and now

40 years of The Long Good Friday: how the London locations look today

By Adam Scovell

40 years of The Long Good Friday: how the London locations look today
Lists

7 spooky shorts for Halloween

By Adam Scovell

7 spooky shorts for Halloween
Features

Equus: Richard Burton’s harrowing last hurrah

By Adam Scovell

Equus: Richard Burton’s harrowing last hurrah
Then and now

Night and the City: 5 locations from the classic London noir

By Adam Scovell

Night and the City: 5 locations from the classic London noir
Then and now

60 years of Peeping Tom: in search of the locations for Michael Powell’s controversial classic

By Adam Scovell

60 years of Peeping Tom: in search of the locations for Michael Powell’s controversial classic
Where to begin

Where to begin with Nigel Kneale

By Adam Scovell

Where to begin with Nigel Kneale
Then and now

Sunday Bloody Sunday: revisiting 6 locations from the landmark bisexual drama

By Adam Scovell

Sunday Bloody Sunday: revisiting 6 locations from the landmark bisexual drama
Features

Witch reports: Unearthing two occult films of the hippie era

By Adam Scovell

Witch reports: Unearthing two occult films of the hippie era
Then and now

Passport to Pimlico at 70: In search of the locations for the classic Ealing comedy

By Adam Scovell

Passport to Pimlico at 70: In search of the locations for the classic Ealing comedy
Then and now

In search of the London locations for crime drama Sapphire, 60 years later

By Adam Scovell

In search of the London locations for crime drama Sapphire, 60 years later
Features

Seven facets of Agnès Varda

By Ginette Vincendeau, Catherine Wheatley and others

Seven facets of Agnès Varda
Features

Gone to earth: Why Rogue Male belongs with the canon of cult 1970s British rural dramas

By Adam Scovell

Gone to earth: Why Rogue Male belongs with the canon of cult 1970s British rural dramas
10 great

10 great winter ghost stories

By Adam Scovell

10 great winter ghost stories
Lists

1 great horror film per decade (1928-2018)

By Adam Scovell

1 great horror film per decade (1928-2018)
Lists

One great horror film per decade (1928-2018)

By Adam Scovell

One great horror film per decade (1928-2018)
Then and now

Performance: in search of the locations for the Mick Jagger classic, 50 years later

By Adam Scovell

Performance: in search of the locations for the Mick Jagger classic, 50 years later
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