❉ “It’s not even ambition, it’s total obsession with being a star”
❉ Victoria Wood’s dinnerladies diaries serves up a nostalgic treat on Gold.
❉ Often copied, never equalled – the legacy of ‘2001’ in the centenary year of Arthur C. Clarke, who died on this day in 2008.
❉ New Euro cult film label Maison Rouge kicks off with a classic title from master of Euro Sleaze Jess Franco.
❉ Could the Beeb have kept BBC Three going and return it to its former glory? We offer an alternative hypothesis…
❉ Join James Burke on his landmark journey of discovery, and learn how everyone and everything in this world is connected.
❉ Calling all Numanoids! BBC Four to screen documentary on electronica legend this Friday.
❉ A new edition of The World at War is out on Monday – here’s a clip highlighting the improvements.
❉ One of the most iconic masterpieces in cinema history in a new Limited Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray SteelBook.
❉ A film about two quirky friends who became unlikely hip hop legends by shaping the genre and breaking the biggest rap artists ever.