❉An appreciation of ‘My Neighbour Totoro’, the heart-warming 1988 cult film from anime giant Studio Ghibli.
❉ Pixies are back – again! – with a new album, ‘Head Carrier’. “Is it any good? No. It’s great.”
❉ Talking Pictures TV have just released a promo for their Halloween Vintage Horror Fest Day.
❉ How the cinematic left-hook of the British New Wave created a cultural earthquake, with its raw, brutal realism.
❉ A missing episode from the first season of ‘The Avengers’ has been located, and will be shown in public next month for the first time in 55 years.
❉ Hell’s angels, frogs and Beryl Reid! A gang of bikers come back from the dead, and proceed to wreak havoc in suburban supermarkets.
❉ Musician Lol Tolhurst’s memoir charts the creation of The Cure, and his descent into alcohol and substance abuse.
❉ ‘Anoraks’, a web-based sitcom “from fans, to fans” launches its Kickstarter campaign.
❉ Sad news for cult horror fans as splatter king Herschell Gordon Lewis dies aged 87
❉ We Are Cult revives the spirit of BBC2’s fondly remembered Sunday night film series ‘Moviedrome’, kicking off with 1978’s ‘Who’ll Stop the Rain’.