❉ The middle chapter of Carpenter’s Apocalypse trilogy contains some of his most ambitious ideas as a writer.
❉ Despite its languid pacing (even for 1989), many elements of this BBC fantasy drama stand up beautifully.
❉ For once the suspected Evil Alien Bastards were Evil Alien Bastards!
❉ Does Taron Egerton’s effort hit the bullseye? Find out in Ben Peyton’s spoiler-free review.
❉ Something’s definitely brewing in the Fantastic Beast’s cauldron, but it doesn’t bubble over in this film.
❉ We revisit the ‘reimaging’ of Terry Nation’s post-apocalypse drama, which first aired 10 years today.
❉ Carpenter’s vision, presented in a beautiful 4K remaster, still impresses with its sense of time, place and attitude.
❉ Nobody did it better or had more fun than William Castle, the PT Barnum of celluloid shock.
❉ A film in three parts directed by Peter Brook, Lindsay Anderson and Tony Richardson, never before released in the UK
❉ GFF 19 will celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Matrix and 40 years since Alien sprang onto the big screen.