❉ 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.
❉ Victor Crowley returns to comics in early 2017.
❉ We Are Cult revives the spirit of BBC2’s fondly remembered Sunday night film series ‘Moviedrome’. This week, John Maclean’s stunning film debut ‘Slow West’
❉ Writer David Llewellyn looks back on George Roy Hill’s darkly humorous adapation of Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece.