❉Hou Hsiao-hsien’s compelling drama set amidst a world of young people and petty gangsters.
❉ This week, Matthew Sweet on eating macaroons with Olivia de Havilland and being insulted by Tom Baker.
❉ This week: The insanely outrageous, always hysterical, and just a bit nasty super low-budget comedy The Foot Fist Way.
❉ Piers Haggard’s film is, along with The Wicker Man and Witchfinder General, one of the trinity of great British folk horror films.
❉ New Euro cult film label Maison Rouge kicks off with a classic title from master of Euro Sleaze Jess Franco.
❉ Nick Clement presents his assessments of cult gems. This week, Curtis Hanson’s low-key, pot-infused comedy drama.
❉ New pop art collection inspired by the King of Carnaby Street, John Stephen!
❉ The ultimate 1960s “It”-girl, Art & Hue presents Julie Christie
❉ Umberto Lenzi’s notoriously nasty crime thriller, with a score from Ennio Morricone, makes its Blu-ray debut.
❉ Nick Clement presents his assessments of cult gems. This week, two con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the 19th century.