New book reveals how the 1974 film of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons was made

The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974) will be of interest to anyone who has seen the film, but also to everyone who is a fan of Ransome and his famous book, which tells the story of a summer in 1929 when a group of children camp on an island in the … Continue reading New book reveals how the 1974 film of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons was made

British family adventure ‘Swallows and Amazons’ awkwardly pines for simpler times

If anyone gets swept up in “Swallows and Amazons ,” a kids’ adventure with an unapologetically old-fashioned Bobbsey Twins vibe, it will be very young moviegoers. Their grown-ups will at least get a break from frenetic cartoons, along with lovely views … Continue reading British family adventure ‘Swallows and Amazons’ awkwardly pines for simpler times

Swallows and Amazons film opens in the USA from today

The 2016 “Swallows and Amazons” film opens from today in the USA, with a limited release in selected cinemas and a wider release on Cable TV, digital video-on-demand and library/college services as follows: Digital video-on-demand: Amazon Video FandangoNow Google Play iTunes Vudu Non-Theatrical Digital: Hoopla (libraries) Kanopy (libraries + colleges) Cable TV services: AT&T DirecTV InDemand Comcast Cox Spectrum Verizon Vubiquity  Frontier Cinemas (limited release): Boston, MA: Apple Cinemas Columbus, OH: Gateway Film Center Lambertville, NJ: ACME Screening Room Londonberry, NH: AMC Londonberry 10 Los Angeles, CA: Laemmle Playhouse Pasadena Portland, OR: Clinton Street Theatre Plainville, CT: AMC Plainville 20 … Continue reading Swallows and Amazons film opens in the USA from today