❉ ‘The defiantly humanist, brilliantly written series I fell in love with all those years ago is well and truly back’, writes Rob Fairclough.
❉ This movie shows that risks can still be taken with the Western, such as giving the genre’s template a South African cultural overhaul.
❉ We talk to composer & conductor Carl Davis CBE about Paul McCartney’s elegiac classical opus, released in the US 27 years ago today.
❉ Whether channelling Keats, Joyce and Python with Peter Gabriel or blasting out stadium rock favourites with Phil Collins, Genesis had something for everyone. Here’s ten of the best.
❉ 12 hours of one of the greatest detective shows ever to grace our screens and Columbo’s raincoat, cigars and battered Peugeot have never looked better.
❉ Hot on the heels of Unfurnished Rooms, Neil Arthur’s insightful lyrics explore the human condition in this modern day and age, writes Ange Chan.
❉ Jodie Whittaker continues to shine and banish further into the misogynistic past the suggestion that only a man can play the Doctor.
❉ Featuring a number of outstanding songs, A Star Is Born is one of those rare films that manages to live up to its hype. Ben Peyton goes ga-ga.
❉ With the first of its six seasons arriving on Blu-Ray, this wry and charming series can now be enjoyed fully restored and in high definition.
❉ ‘Scouse Pop’ is an a rare, documented insight into the economic and political backdrop which forged the music that came out of Liverpool during the ’80s and ’90s.