❉ Visionary Cuban director Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s tour de force is out on Blu-ray 20 February 2017 in a stunningly restored version.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Laurence R. Harvey – Martin from ‘Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence)’.
❉ Mark F. Cain’s Quatermass compendium is free from 20 to 24 December 2016 as part of a festive promotion.
❉ How Hitchcock accidentally created the template for the modern action movie.
❉ We go inside The Wicker Man – one of the most iconic British films ever made, and an apex of the folk horror genre.
❉ Gloriously batshit, gore-soaked, schlocky fun… And that’s before we even get to the big muddy fuck-pile monster.
❉ Featuring tracks by Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Metallica, Korn, Prodigy, Moby, Crystal Method, Incubus, Atari Teenage Riot and many more.
❉ Nick Clement presents his assessments of cinematic gems and cult oddities. This week, we revisit an ’80s teen classic.
❉ Nick Campbell praises a strikingly modern nocturnal romance. But does he believe in love at first sight?
❉ Speed, Madness, Flying Saucers and a Drunken Beauty in a Drained Swimming Pool. ‘Ciao! Manhattan’ still stands up. Or perhaps more accurately, it leans, stumbles, shakes and lurches as if drunk.