❉ David Llewellyn unpicks Jean Cocteau’s dreamlike adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, released in High Definition for the first time.
❉ “Heimat is a magnificent achievement, a truly pioneering piece of drama which paved the way for the novelistic TV dramas to come.”
❉ Convoluted, kinky and bloodthirsty, with stylish visuals and a killer score.
❉ Often copied, never equalled – the legacy of ‘2001’ in the centenary year of Arthur C. Clarke, who died on this day in 2008.
❉ An appreciation of George Pal’s film, one of the cornerstones of “Steampunk”, released during the height of the nuclear arms race.
❉ We conclude our look back on Ray Milland’s cult triptych with his second feature for Roger Corman’s AIP studios.
❉ The second collaboration between low-budget movie maestro Roger Corman and Ray Milland.
❉ We revisit Ray Milland’s cult triptych: ‘Premature Burial’, ‘X-Ray: the Man With the X-Ray Eyes’,and ‘Panic in the Year Zero’.
❉ Writer David Llewellyn looks back on George Roy Hill’s darkly humorous adapation of Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece.
❉ “A riotous paean to sexual liberation” – We look back on the quintessential cult movie, which made its US debut on this day in 1975.