❉ “Cinema like this must be FELT as well as witnessed.” We report back from the BFI’s exclusive media preview of the restoration of Abel Gance’s silent epic, out this month.
❉ Found Footage 101 continues with ‘Man Bites Dog’, a hard-hitting satire about the role of the media and violence.
❉ November sees the release of episode 5 of the award-winning indie supernatural web-series.
❉ A lucid biography of 1930s film star Carole Lombard details her extraordinary life and tragic death.
❉ Eureka Entertainment is to present Osamu Tezuka’s ‘Metropolis’ for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK.
❉ We revive the spirit of BBC2’s ‘Moviedrome’ – this week: ‘Beetlejuice’ Day-oh!
❉ Aliens from outer space strike terror into the hearts of mankind in this 1951 space invasion flick on DVD at last.
❉ Film as magical ritual, in Kenneth Anger’s ‘Lucifer Rising’.
❉ We continue our ‘found footage’ retrospective with BBC TV’s infamous Halloween spooktacular, Ghostwatch!
❉ One of the most iconic masterpieces in cinema history in a new Limited Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray SteelBook.