“The film industry today is very much a business thing. I remember when you were a young actor you would ask the day after a film opened: ‘How were the reviews?’ But today people only ask: ‘How much did the film make?’ It’s quite sad.”
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano’) about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman’s Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia’ column for Dancing Times magazine.