❉ Channel 4’s hit political thriller Chimerica is coming to DVD on 20 May and We Are Cult have THREE COPIES up for grabs!
❉ An appreciation of writer Eric Chappell’s classic sitcoms, which brought familiar tales of thwarted aspiration to the nation’s living rooms.
❉ An appreciation of Vic and Bob’s glorious folly, a sustained three-hour story made by the kings of non-sequitur comedy.
❉ Essential viewing for anyone with an interest in that decade of Hollywood Babylon when boobs were big, voices were squeaky, women were objects and brains were avulsed by tractor trailers.
❉ This week: It’s a podcast for all things Black Mirror!
❉ We look back on the touching, terrifying and heartbreaking When The Wind Blows.
❉ Actor and comedian Sean Hughes has died at the age of 51.
❉ Writer, biographer, novelist, broadcaster on her heroes, influences, inspirations, career and cult faves.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Radio and TV presenter, film buff and all-round top bloke Paul Ross.
❉ New Euro cult film label Maison Rouge kicks off with a classic title from master of Euro Sleaze Jess Franco.