❉ If you’re a fan of Burt Reynolds’ work, this little gem will remind you why he was such a dominating box-office force for so many years, writes Nick Clement.
❉ Eoghan Lyng talks with the co-producer of The Who’s last grand statement, released 40 years ago today.
❉ Beauty in Chaos’ debut LP features members of The Mission, The Cure, Cheap Trick, Ministry, Gene Loves Jezebel, Human Drama, The Offspring, and ICE-T. We preview first single ‘Storm’.
❉ Does this Scandi-noir thriller live up the promise of its intriguing premise? Iain MacLeod pines for the fjords.
❉ Chris Orton looks back on the BBC detective drama set in and around Tyneside, written by Ian La Frenais and starring Jimmy Nail.
❉ 35 short films compete for Cardiff’s International LGBT Short Film Prize – see them all in Cardiff 9 – 14 October 2018.
❉ We Are Cult’s Eoghan Lyng waxes lyrical about Stockport’s finest and the esoteric, inventive pop of their never-bettered second album.
❉ This black and white Portuguese horror is a game of two halves, Iain MacLeod finds.
❉ An appreciation of Vic and Bob’s glorious folly, a sustained three-hour story made by the kings of non-sequitur comedy.
❉ 36 years before Twitch’s Dr Who marathon, BBC2’s 1982 monster-mash repeat-fest was a rare treat!